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Date: 18 July 2018 | By: Zara Kayani | Story Source: Daily Times Pakistan ~ Go to Original Article

 

When we talk about complying with Article 25-A of the constitution of Pakistan we often think about enrolling as many children in schools as possible. However, there is much more to this than simply carrying out enrolment drives across the country.

These children deserve to stay in school for a longer period and the barriers preventing them from continuing their education need to be removed. This requires taking a bottom-up approach, to ensure that local needs are taken into consideration during the decision-making process.

To start with, there aren’t many schools in the country offering Secondary and Higher Secondary education.According to Pakistan Education Statistics 2016-17, 79 per cent of the total public sector schools are at the primary level…


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