Single National Curriculum seems an attempt to open doors for taking back space from provinces. One system of Education for all, in terms of curriculum, medium of instruction and a common platform of assessment so that all children have a fair and equal opportunity to receive high quality education. Single National Curriculum is a step in that direction.

One system of Education for all, in terms of curriculum, medium of instruction and a common platform of assessment which will ensure:

  • All children have a fair and equal opportunity to receive high quality education
  • Social Cohesion and National Integration
  • Alleviation of disparities in education content across the multiple streams
  • Equal opportunities for upward social mobility
  • Equity in education
  • Holistic development of children in the light of emerging international trends and local aspirations
  • Smooth inter-provincial mobility of teachers and students

Key Considerations

The development of SNC is driven by the following key considerations:

  • Teachings of Quran and Sunnah
  • Vision of Quaid and Iqbal
  • Constitutional framework
  • National Policies, Aspirations and National Standards
  • Alignment with the goals & targets of SDG-4
  • Emerging international trends in teaching, learning & assessment
  • Outcomes based approach
  • Focus on Values, Life Skills Based and Inclusive Education
  • Respect & appreciation for different cultures & Religions in local and global context
  • Promotion of intellectual, spiritual, aesthetic, emotional, social and physical development of learners
  • Move away from rote memorization & Focus on Project, Inquiry and Activity Based Learning
  • Development of 21st century skills including Analytical, Critical and Creative Thinking.
  • Use of Information & Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Alignment with Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)