QAED has implemented the project “Introduction of Early Childhood Education” in Primary Schools of Punjab. The project aims to increase enrolment and improve school environment to convert into Child Friendly Schools. QAED developed 15156 ECE classrooms in primary schools in year 2017-18 and 3684 ECE classrooms in year 2018-19 in 36 districts of the Punjab.
As William Wordsworth put, "A child is the father of mankind" so the education of children is of paramount importance because they are the future leaders. Owing to out-dated teaching techniques in the past, our children were afraid of going to schools. Attending school was no less than a nightmare for them. Resultantly, a large number of children couldn't avail the life-changing opportunities offered by education. SED Punjab is credited to launch ECE programme in schools. This project worked wonders and succeeded in enrolling and retaining the children in schools. The incumbent schools were provided with every facility to make the project a roaring success.
Under this scheme, following interventions have been made:
QAED took the lead in bringing quality to its ECE trainings in field. Idea of validation of ECE Master Trainers (MTs) was pioneered by QAED to rank level of MTs to allocate their duties accordingly. Since the start of activity in January 2019, 252 MTs have been validated in three phases. QA, M & E Wing was entrusted the task of validating ECE Master Trainers. QA team performed validation ex"