Minister of State for Capital Administration & Development Division, Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhry has directed the officials of Prime Minister Education Reform Program (PERP) to prepare Performance Based Appraisal System to evaluate and assess the performance of teachers and heads of educational institutes. The Minister of State made these remarks while chairing a meeting to review the progress of projects on the schedule of PERP.
The Minister of State said that Prime Minister has tasked him to improve the Education and Heath sector of the capital according to international standards. “These measures will improve the service delivery and quality of education in the education sector “he continued. Key Performance Indicators will be prepared for the Appraisal System to assess the performance on scientific lines using best practices prevalent in the world. The Reform team will coordinate with the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) to seek technical assistance in preparing IT-based systems and training of staff. He stated that teacher’s training is of paramount importance and our prime focus. Only trained and highly qualified teacher can realize the Prime Minister’s vision of quality education. He said that schools will be graded on the basis of their performance and timelines. “Incentives will be given to schools management to improve their performance and move into the next grade”, he added.
The Minister directed to the Reform team to set up monitoring teams for evaluation and teacher’s training and to equip them with latest IT technology. He said that these steps will be the motivating factors for the teachers to put in their best efforts.