KARACHI: The Sindh Education & Literacy Department (SELD) has announced online classes for students of public schools.
The department in a tripartite collaboration with UNICEF and Microsoft has established an online digital classroom platform for 6 to 12 graders, according to a notification issued to this effect.
“This is a contemporary distance education mechanism built with the purpose to facilitate online continued teaching & learning process across the province,” it reads.
As of now, a core group of 75 master trainers has been trained to conduct online large-scale training of teachers for virtual classrooms in order to continue to impart education to students amid the lockdown.
Moreover, the education department said, a pilot exercise has also been successfully conducted with 81 teachers, 1980 students of three public schools to gauge the viability of the Digital Classroom Platform.