The new Education Minister of Punjab, Sewa Singh Sekhwan, has decided to constitute a state-level Education Advisory Board to seek suggestions on revamping the working of the education department. Similarly, it has also been decided to constitute District Advisory-cum-Monitoring Committees to get feedback on education reforms.
Disclosing this here today, Sekhwan said the board would give representation to renowned educationists involved in reforms in the education system, persons involved in education system right from primary to university level. He said the board would be totally non-political and has the sole purpose of improving the working of education department.
The Board would also suggest changes in curriculum in the several spheres of education. It would also look after the changes in examination pattern, besides going into working of Punjab School Education Board(PSEB). The Board would also suggest possible linkages between PSEB and CBSE and measures to be taken by the Board to take the standard of PSEB to the level of CBSE.