Problem briefs

There are 24 million Pakistani children out of school and many of those who are in school are not learning. Learn more about Pakistan’s education issues.


Despite repeated enrolment drives conducted over the last 10 years, the proportion of children out of school has remained more or less the same…

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As many as 33% of all children (34% boys, 33% girls) who enrol in primary school drop out before completing Class 5 (AEPAM, 2015)….

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Across Pakistan, tests of student achievement at various levels of schooling show that many of the children who are in school are not learning properly….

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