Pakistan: Activists Flag Bias in School Curriculum

Activists and educationists including Catholics have criticized the revised Single National Curriculum (SNC) of Pakistan for its loaded Islamic religious content. 

Speakers at a Feb. 9 seminar on “how the school curriculum is evolving” said the government ignored most changes experts suggested for the textbooks.

“The curriculum for the subject of History does not acknowledge the religious and cultural diversity of Pakistan, which leaves the impression that cultural, religious and ethnic minorities are disassociated and disengaged,” said researcher Zeeba Hashmi.

Source: UCANews

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