Prior research exploring the link between educational attainment and economic opportunities has conclusively demonstrated that an individual’s salary and the number of years spent in school are strongly correlated. Few studies, however, attempt to link job prospects with quality and type of schooling. In Pakistan, rigorous research in this area has been non-existent. This study […]

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Date:Sep 2016
themeGovernance
Private Sector
typeReport

The last few decades have seen a spike in interest in standardized assessments globally. A number of factors – such as the need for comparative data, a focus on teacher accountability, and a desire to implement a uniform education – is driving this interest in assessments as a basis for education reform. Alongside the emergence […]

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Date:Jun 2016
themeAssessments
typePublication

The last few decades have seen a spike in interest in standardized assessments globally. A number of factors – such as the need for comparative data, a focus on teacher accountability, and a desire to implement a uniform education – is driving this interest in assessments as a basis for education reform. Alongside the emergence […]

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Date:Jun 2016
themeAssessments
typeBrief

The Social Cohesion and Resilience (SC&R) project is part of UNICEF’s Peacebuilding Education and Advocacy (PBEA) program that focuses on peace building through education in 14 post-conflict or fragile states. Its goal is to strengthen social cohesion, human security and resilience in conflict-affected contexts. In Pakistan, UNICEF has partnered with the Society for the Advancement […]

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Date:Jun 2016
themeCitizenship
Curriculum
typeReport

Inter-disciplinary research combining work from the fields of linguistics, science education and cognitive development has established the importance of acquiring proficiency in at least one language as a prerequisite for developing disciplinary knowledge in any subject. The book uses this insight to explore the challenges of teaching and learning Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) […]

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Date:Jan 2016
themeLanguage
typeBook

This report, produced through a joint collaboration between SAHE and Institute of Development and Economic Alternatives (IDEAS) sought to fill the gap in information on the Non-Formal Basic Education (NFBE) sector in Pakistan and report on its current state with a view to providing insight into the institutional arrangements, the role of the community and […]

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Date:Aug 2015
themeGovernance
Private Sector
typePublication

Since independence the state has envisaged an important role for the private sector in education. Over the last three decades the role of private schools, especially low-cost-private schools, has grown to account for almost one third of enrollment in all education institutions across the country. Given the growing size of the private education sector, public […]

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Date:Jun 2015
themeGovernance
Private Sector
typePublication

Since independence the state has envisaged an important role for the private sector in education. Over the last three decades the role of private schools, especially low-cost-private schools, has grown to account for almost one third of enrollment in all education institutions across the country. Given the growing size of the private education sector, public […]

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Date:Jun 2015
themeGovernance
Private Sector
typeBrief

This first edition of the Education Monitor aims to provide insight into the education system in Pakistan, following the 18th constitutional amendment and the insertion of Article 25-A which makes provincial governments responsible for providing free education to all children up to secondary school. It seeks to investigate the reasons for continued low-level outputs and […]

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Date:Dec 2014
themeAssessments
Curriculum
Governance
Language
Teaching
typePublication

Given the importance of teachers within the education landscape, the Voice of Teachers aims to bring to the fore teacher perceptions regarding the education universe they inhabit. Through the use of survey tools and in-depth qualitative interviews the study helps better understand the challenges teacher face, the support they require and their own assessment of […]

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Date:Dec 2014
themeTeaching
typePublication