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Intel launches ‘Teach to the future Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Intel has taken a major initiative by launching ‘Teach to the future Pakistan’ countrywide computer training programme for teachers, Presently, the training facility is available for 40 ,major cities of Pakistan. Intel has chalked out an aggressive plan for 2004 to benefit more number of teachers.

Intel’s county manager, Kamil F. Hasan, told this to Business Recorder here after awarding certificates to those teachers and students who have successfully completed their training course. He said that over 4 1,000 teachers and 2,000,000 students have been successfully trained by Intel Pakistan’s ‘Teach to the future programme’. The trained teachers adopt technology as a key tool in enhancing student learning. Intel attaches great importance with its initiative.

Kamil is determined to make his company programme a big success. He travels extensively to achieve the target of providing computer literacy training to each and every teacher in Pakistan. He believes that such initiative was must to bring Pakistani nation at par with other nations in today’s world.

He said that Intel corporation will continue to play a key role and support the local Information Technology indus-try in order to be at par with other developing nations. Intel’s efforts at the grassroots level will contribute to a stronger foundation for the generations of tomorrow.

He observed that a lot of dedication and commitment has been put into the programme and the entire curriculum was customised based on the requirements of the local teachers. With a mutual interest in expanding IT education in the community, Intel is working closely with the government of Pakistan. At the provincial level, Intel is working closely with the Ministry of Education to incorporate technology as a vital tool for teaching. The programme content has been localised for maximum out-reach across the country.

Source: Business recorder