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: Practical steps to be taken to enroll out-of-school children: minister

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 21 August 2018 | by: Dawn (PK) | Story Source: Dawn (PK)~ Go to ...
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Education in Pakistan: a promethean task

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 10 Aug 2018 | By: Amjad Nazeer | Story Source: Daily Times Pakistan ~ ...
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Why Pakistan Isn’t Getting The Education It Paid For

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 3 Aug 2018 | By: Nadia Naviwala | Story Source: Bright Magazine ~ Go to ...
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Children with Disabilities

 

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Emergency

 

Education emergency, please (Pakistan)

Six crore Pakistanis today are utterly illiterate. They cannot read a calendar, railway time-table or an airport display of arrivals ...
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The Taliban’s ‘alarmingly efficient’ war on education

The attack in Peshawar that killed more than 100 children last week was just one of hundreds of Taliban attacks ...
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More than 130 children massacred in Taliban attack on Pakistani school

Soldier on guard as parents leave nearby school with children A horrific attack by the Taliban on a school in ...
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Gender

 

Pakistan ranks second in largest number of out-of-school girls

Pakistan has the second-largest number of out-of-school female students in the world, a report by Alif Ailaan has revealed. The report also ...
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Provincial govt challenge: 75 per cent girls out of school in Balochistan

A staggering 75 per cent of girls aged between 5 and 16 are out of school compared to 65% boys ...
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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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ICT in Education

 

Growing role of technology in Punjab

“If Pakistan wants to keep up with its current level of school education, it needs to build a new school ...
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World’s largest e-learning lab

"Pakistan has over 25 million out of school children. The ones attending public and most private schools get an education ...
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Innovative thinking needed

"It has been four years since the 18th Constitutional Amendment was passed. Article 25A, ‘Right to Education’, was part of ...
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Innovative Financing

 

Experts demand education budget be raised – Pakistan

Education experts on Thursday urged the federal government to enhance the budget for education by marking it as the pivotal ...
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Can Pakistan afford quality education for all its children and young people?

A new paper highlights inequalities across the education system as key obstacle for progress The high level Oslo Summit on ...
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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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Learning Outcomes

 

Embracing innovative solutions imperative to address education deficits (Pakistan)

One-day education conference `Pakistan Innovation Corridor’ held here on Tuesday emphasised on embracing new innovative solutions for addressing education deficits ...
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Mother Tongue

 

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Partnership

 

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Policy and Curriculum

 

The Rohingya Children of Karachi

Areeba is a Rohingya belonging to a migrant family from Myanmar. Her ancestors escaped from their land when it was ...
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Pakistan: Why Punjab is outsourcing its public schools

Momina and Fatima sit on either side of their grandfather Muhammad Sattar at a small shop next to a mosque ...
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Education: a solution for Pakistan

Being a developing country and one with an almost exponentially growing population, Pakistan faces all sorts of socio-economic problems. But ...
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Private Sector

 

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Teacher

 

Literacy target: ‘100% school enrollment in Punjab by 2018’

The goal of 100 per cent school enrollment in the Punjab will likely be achieved by 2018, MPA Qamarul Islam ...
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One room, one teacher in 7,000 schools in Balochistan‏

QUETTA: Out of more than 12,000 government-run schools in Balochistan, until now there was only one room, one teacher in ...
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Teachers Hold the Key to Student Learning: Pakistan Education Sector Review

“Reading is not walking on the words; it's grasping the soul of them”, Paulo Freire Teachers are considered the main ...
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