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: