Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood has been left surprised over students’ negative reaction to the reopening of educational institutes.
It was earlier on Monday afternoon when the minister announced the reopening of educational institutions in phases. And that students will not be promoted without exams.
Ever since hashtags #ShafqatMahmood and #schoolsreopening trending on top of Twitter with all sorts of reactions.
Reacting to the trend, Shafqat Mehmood took to Twitter and said: “It surprises me when I see the negative reaction of some students to school/college/Universities reopening. Education is a gateway to the future. Also, Education years are also the best time of one’s life. Everyone should welcome the opportunity to study and be among friends.”
It surprises me when I see the negative reaction of some students to school/college/Universities reopening. Education is a gateway to the future. Also Education years are also the best time of ones life. Everyone should welcome the opportunity to study and be among friends— Shafqat Mahmood (@Shafqat_Mahmood) January 4, 2021
According to the new schedule:
1.Online learning can resume from Jan 11
2. Classes 9 to 12 would start from Jan 18
3.Classes 1 to 8 would start from Jan 25
4.Higher education classes at universities and colleges to start from Feb 1
5.Board exams have been postponed to May and June
While another meeting will be held on January 14 to review the situation.
Check out these few epic reactions from students shared on Twitter:
All Education Ministers Held Their Meeting Online, But They Want Students To Take Physical Classes.— Obaid Hashmi (@syedhashmi4t5) January 4, 2021
Wah Kia Logic Hai 👏🤪
2 minutes silence for them 😐 @Shafqat_Mahmood#Shafqatmehmood #ShafqatMahmood #schoolsreopening pic.twitter.com/c5MfZljYmE