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Improving Educational System Is Top Most Priority: President Alvi

Karachi (November 03, 2018): President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that improving educational system is our top most priority.

Addressing an international conference on ‘A World of Tomorrow – Reimagined’ in Karachi today he said that educational curriculum will have to be updated in accordance with the needs of modern age.

He said that given better Pakistan to the nation is our target. President Arif Alvi said work on cyber crime bill is underway.

The President said imparting education in accordance with needs of modern age is need of the hour.

He said that we will have to accomplish our responsibilities in education sector.A World of Tomorrow Reimagined”, the latest in the School of Tomorrow (SOT) conference series, is being held from November 3 to 4 in Karachi.

This event is comprising scholars, policy-makers, social activists and media persons getting together to discuss the emerging issues within contemporary societies and how these may contribute to a better future for us and our future generations.

Even though the format of these events is similar to literary and cultural festivals, these are as different from them as can be.

The SOT aims at deriving real outcomes, to think how we can use these discussions to address some of the fears people have about the largely unknown future. The SOT is designed so that learning is incorporated into policies and future planning.Each dimension is in turn explored through a series of panel discussions, debates, presentations, interactive workshops, and exhibits.

In a presentation, the world’s renowned occupational therapist and author Chris Rowan are speaking on the impact of technology use on children’s physical, cognitive, social and emotional development.

In a discussion about ‘television as the new cinema’, Sanam Saeed along with other experts will discuss the evolution and future of both television and cinema, and how changes in viewing styles – e.g. ‘binge-watching’ – affect both mediums.

Jibran Nasir and others will be debating whether democracy is the best form of government or not.