Pakistan

Total population (in thousands) 188,925 (2015)
Population aged 14 years and younger (in thousands) 66,143 (2015)
Out-of-school children 5,599,070 (2015)
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This school in Pakistan uses solar power to run night classes

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 31 Jul 2018 | by: Ananya Bhattacharya | Story Source: World Economic Forum ~ Go ...
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Pakistan: Accelerated learning programme gives hope to thousands of out-of-school children

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 18 Oct 2018 | by: Syed Ali Shah | Story Source: Dawn (Pakistan) ~ Go ...
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Pakistan Launches New Data Portal for Real-time School Monitoring

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 27 Sep 2018 | by: PMIU| Story Source: PMIU ~ Go to Site Visit ...
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Children with Disabilities

 

Children and youth invited to help the UN raise awareness of disability

1 December 2014, New York - The countdown has begun to the official launch of a global campaign to raise ...
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Educating the hearing Impaired in Pakistan

“The Deaf Reach programme aims to open up the silent world of around 9 million hearing impaired people in Pakistan, ...
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Emergency

 

Pakistan: Dreams Turned into Nightmares

I was just 10 when more than 400 schools were destroyed. Women were flogged. People were killed. And our beautiful ...
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Pakistan: Providing refugee children with primary education

­ Providing refugee children with primary education | NRC PAKISTAN/Quetta: Alarmingly low enrolment rates show that only under half of ...
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Education in a shambles

Education is under attack in Pakistan. Not just from the terrorists who continue to target centres of learning based on ...
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Gender

 

Pakistan: 1,410 out of school kids enrolled in Nilor, Tarnol

By: The News Pakistan, June 8, 2018 Islamabad : Taleem Foundation (TF) Chairman Dr Zafar Iqbal Qadir Thursday said the ...
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Canada doubles funding to educate world’s children

By Lynn Desjardins 25 January, 2018 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced Canada will double its annual contribution to provide education for ...
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Apple and Malala Fund team up to support education for girls

JANUARY 22, 2018 The technology giant will assist the campaigner's vision of getting thousands of underprivileged girls into school. Technology ...
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ICT in Education

 

Pakistan: PUNJAB SCHOOL KIDS EXCITED TO HAVE TABLETS INSTEAD OF BOOKS

Technology is quickly becoming a backbone in the modern education, as older methods of teaching are being replaced by latest ...
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How to become a digital innovator in Pakistan

It is possible today to be sitting almost anywhere in the world and -- provided you have access to a ...
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Innovative Tool: Women educated through mobiles

To educate women in rural areas of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Mobilink Foundation has teamed up with Institute of Social and Policy Sciences ...
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Innovative Financing

 

Punjab govt allocates Rs 312.8bn for education sector

The Punjab government has allocated an overall amount of Rs 312.8 billion for different sections and projects of education sector ...
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Financing education in K-P

The state of education in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) has improved over the last few years. Children now have better access to ...
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Next five years: WB clears $300m loan for boosting Punjab education

The World Bank has approved a $300 million-loan for Punjab to improve school participation, completion, and teaching-learning practices over the ...
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Learning Outcomes

 

Non-teaching duties

Teachers in Pakistan perform multiple duties apart from teaching. There are two types of non-teaching duties: government imposed, and arbitrary ...
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Number of out of school children in Punjab unchanged: Report

The number of children out of school across Punjab did not decrease between 2014 and 2015, according to a survey ...
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Whose Learning Should be Prioritised? – Pakistan

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) are a set of all-encompassing goals promising to strive for a world that is equitable and ...
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Mother Tongue

 

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Partnership

 

Pakistan: Japan to provide $1.1m grant to support non-formal education in Sindh

By: The News, Pakistan, 4 April 2018 The government of Japan will provide a grant of $1.1 million to the ...
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Apple and Malala Fund team up to support education for girls

JANUARY 22, 2018 The technology giant will assist the campaigner's vision of getting thousands of underprivileged girls into school. Technology ...
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Pakistan: 100pc literacy rate cannot be achieved without support of NGOs, civil society

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Federal Education Engineer Muhammad Baligh ur Rehman on Monday said 100 percent literacy rate cannot ...
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Policy and Curriculum

 

Why are children dropping out of school?

Photo Credit: UNESCO Bangkok Date: 18 July 2018 | By: Zara Kayani | Story Source: Daily Times Pakistan ~ Go ...
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Pakistan: Policymakers asked to adopt non-formal education approach

From: Pakistan today | Tue 26 June 2018 ISLAMABAD: National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) Chairperson Razina Alam Khan has said ...
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Pakistan: Political parties pledge education reform agenda

Kashif Abbasi, May 15, 2018 | Dawn (Pakistan) ISLAMABAD: Representatives of all major political parties on Monday agreed that the ...
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Private Sector

 

Public Private Partnerships for Education – Pakistan

The Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP) in 2012 launched the Public Private Partnerships for Education (3Ps) program to promote school ...
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International Education and Cultural Festival : PPP-mode in education a way forward, speakers stress

Educationists have stressed upon the importance of public private partnership (PPP) for the promotion of education in order to shun ...
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Education for all: ‘Private institutions playing pivotal role in education sector’

Excise and Taxation Minister Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman said on Wednesday that private educational institutions had been playing a pivotal role ...
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Teacher

 

A unique teacher training initiative – the need of the hour!

The charitable youth organisation, Eternal Hope, is determined to break barriers in order to see Pakistan prosper. Their mission to ...
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Promgramme to facilitate out-of-school children launched

The launching ceremony of a ‘Home School Education Programme’ of Youth Commission for Human Rights (YCHR), funded by the USAID, ...
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Non-teaching duties

Teachers in Pakistan perform multiple duties apart from teaching. There are two types of non-teaching duties: government imposed, and arbitrary ...
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