Oct 15 (APP): National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) conferred
on certificates among teachers in recognition of their contributions for
quality education and raising literacy rate in the country.
Nafisa Shah, speaking on the occasion as chief guest, said that teaching
can bring visible and crucial changes in society. She said that in recognition
of their services Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has announced October
5 as National Teachers Day and the whole week will be celebrated as teachers’ appreciation
Nafisa said that NCHD has advocated for involving a broad representation
of stakeholders in policy making. “We have received quality input from
and we are of the view that Teachers’ unions must be formally included
in development of education policy.”
She also informed that NCHD has more
than 16,000 volunteer teachers in both government and community schools.
This year, she added, they would increase
literacy centres to 17,000 throughout the country.
The award for best management was received by Dr. Shaheen Khan, D.D Federal Directorate of Education;
Dr. Tanvir Kiyani, Director Training Federal Directorate of Education, and Prof. Shahista Pirzada, Principal of Islamabad College for Girls.
Teachers who were
awarded with certificates included Prof.Anwar Ali Khan from Islamabad College
Boys g-6/3, Prof. Durdana Israr, Federal Government College for Women
F-7/2, Prof. Anwar Ali khan, Islamabad College for Boys, G-6/3, Dr. Mujahid
Model College for Boys, I-10/1, Prof. Shaista Pirzada,Islamabad College
for Girls, F-6/2, Prof. Zafar Ullah Khan Buttar,F.G.Postgraduate College
H-8/4, Prof. Sohaila Ansari,Islamabad Commerce College for Women, F-10/3,
Nasrullah Shah Kazmi,
F.G. Boys Model School, I-9/4, Ghulam Dastgeer, F.G.Boys Model School G-7/4,
Nazma Khan, F.G.Girls Higher Secondary School, I-9/1,Best Education
District Officers Management certificates were awarded to Dr. Shaheen Khan
Director General Federal Directorate of Education, Dr. Tanvir Kiyani,
Federal Directorate of Education and Prof. Shaista Pirzada Principal
Islamabad College for Girls F-6/2.