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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Pakistan: UK offers support to tackle out-of-school children issue

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 12 Sep 2018 | by: The Express Tribune | Story Source: The Express Tribune ...
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Lessons from a girls’ education advocacy initiative in Pakistan

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 6 Sep 2018 | by: Jamila Razzaq | Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original ...
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Why do Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas have such a high gender gap in education?

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 31 Jul 2018 | by: Sumbal Naveed | Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to ...
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Children with Disabilities

 

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Emergency

 

Aqeela Asifi: refugee, teacher, champion for education

Her car broke down during her long journey to Islamabad from Kot Chandana, a refugee village where she lives in ...
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Pakistan School Closings Stir Confusion, and Fears of More Attacks

Fears about potential follow-up attacks on Pakistani schools by Taliban militants created widespread confusion and school closings this week, even as officials ...
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Children study under open skies as quake rocks education in Pakistan

Ishtiaq Khalid is having a snow day, forced to stay home from his school in the Pakistani district of Shangla ...
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Gender

 

Pakistan: How important is education for her?

by Bushra Nayeem | Published on December 12, 2017 Education is the best gift one could get, but unfortunately, even in 2017, there is ...
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Pakistan: ‘Girls’ education core of women empowerment’

Sanjay Mathrani   NOVEMBER 30, 2017 HYDERABAD: Girls’ education is the core of women empowerment and there is a need to ...
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Pakistan paying special attention to girls’ education

Islamabad Minister for Education and Professional Training Baligh ur Rehman has expressed Pakistan’s firm commitment to continue working with international ...
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ICT in Education

 

Technology: Mobile app launched to trace out-of-school kids – Pakistan

The Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has launched an android-based mobile phone application to identify out-of-school children. The app Mujhay School ...
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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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6.2m children still out of school in Pakistan

Although there has been a considerable 4 percent increase in primary level enrolment in a year for the first time, ...
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Innovative Financing

 

Sindh needs to push up education budget

Sindh may be spending 20% of its total budget on education but, according to an Institute of Social and Policy ...
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Pakistani children receive 4th lowest aid in South Asia region

Despite being the recipient of the second highest aid package for education in the region, aid for basic education per ...
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Neglected: Education budget not being fully utilised, says report

Budget allocated for the education sector is not being completely utilised, said a report by the Institute of Social and ...
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Learning Outcomes

 

Innovative Courses Help Teach Students Global Citizenship, STEAM Skills

Level-Up Village (LUV) has been helping students connect to global communities while learning STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) ...
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Pakistan makes little progress in 6 years: Unesco

Pakistan made little progress to achieve the goal of gender parity at primary level, says Unesco in a study compiled ...
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25,021,673 kids out of schools in country: Survey – Pakistan

Out of a total of 52,907,870 children, about 25,021,673 kids including 55pc girls are out of schools in the country, ...
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Mother Tongue

 

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Partnership

 

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Policy and Curriculum

 

Pakistan’s creaking education system struggles to teach young people

Children in Pakistan disenchanted with education after teachers forced them to clean schools or beat them became the inspiration for ...
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Pakistan’s education system grapples with challenges

Children in Pakistan disenchanted with education after teachers forced them to clean schools or beat them became the inspiration for ...
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UNESCO report: Low salary of teacher at core of Pakistan’s education woes

LAHORE: Pakistan is among the countries with the lowest levels of education spending. However, the level of teachers’ salaries in the ...
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Private Sector

 

14 routes to better education in Pakistan

With one of the lowest education budgets in the world, where should Pakistan begin to reform its school system? Our ...
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We need Red Cross protection for all our schools

I am in Kinshasa. I am in a college hall talking to a thousand young people about education. I am ...
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Public Private Partnerships for Education

The Public Private Partnerships for Education project aims to facilitate the adoption of schools by private or corporate sponsors to ...
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Teacher

 

Pakistan’s education system

In a list of countries that have the highest shortfall of teachers, Pakistan was the only non-African country on the ...
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Rebuilding education through collaborative design

Involving teachers and students in creating their own learning spaces When natural disasters strike, as occurred this year in Nepal, ...
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Ahead of World Teachers’ Day, UN highlights education challenges – Pakistan

Nearly three years after Taliban gunmen shot Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, the teenage activist challenged world leaders at the United ...
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