National Education Policy (NEP) - Blog

Posted By Sadaf Taimur
Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

 On 27th January, the event, hosted by Prime Minister of Pakistan, launched Volume I of the 'Powering Pakistan for the 21st Century' report by “Pakistan Alliance for Math & Science”. Idara-e-Taleem-o-Agahi is a proud member of this alliance. Volume I is titled, "How Maths and Science Powers Nations" and presents the case for maths and ...

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Posted By Sadaf Taimur
Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

 On 27th January, the event, hosted by Prime Minister of Pakistan, launched Volume I of the 'Powering Pakistan for the 21st Century' report by “Pakistan Alliance for Math & Science”. Idara-e-Taleem-o-Agahi is a proud member of this alliance. Volume I is titled, "How Maths and Science Powers Nations" and presents the case for maths and ...

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Posted By Izzah Meyer
Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

Education is an immensely powerful instrument of socio-economic and political change connected to global, technological and democratic developments. Since the inception of Pakistan, it has been evident that the task of nation building cannot be achieved without an educated and skilled workforce. Various efforts have been made since 1947 to not only highlight the imp ...

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Posted By Yusra Nabil
Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

Article 25-A of the constitution of Pakistan stipulates that the provincial governments provide free and compulsory education to all children between the ages 5-16 years.  Pakistan, a country marred by education crisis has allocated a meager budget - only 2% of the GDP - to education. It is hence not surprising that Pakistan failed to achieve the Millennium Dev ...

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Posted By Mariam Nasir
Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

Education plays an essential role in sustainable development. It is the foundation of every empowered society, offering a better life for its citizens. There is a pressing need to enable children to develop the skill set required to survive in a knowledge-based and technology-driven world, as well as to contribute to the economic development of their country. Studies report that alarmingly high ...

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Posted By Izzah Meyer - Manager Policy, Research and Action
Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

While education has been declared a fundamental human right, and is undoubtedly life changing for boys, girls, men and women alike, it is especially beneficial for girls. Investing in female education is by far one of the best investments that families, communities and countries can make. With returns ranging from lower mortality rates and healthier families, to greater incomes and improved st ...

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Posted By Izzah Meyer - Manager Policy, Research and Action
Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

In 2010, the Government of Pakistan introduced Article 25-A in the Constitution of Pakistan which declared that the “state shall provide free and compulsory education to all children of the age 5 – 16 years in such a manner as may be determined by law”. While this was a very positive step in the right direction, roughly 5 years later, the government is still s ...

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Posted By Yusra Nabil, Research and Communications Associate
Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

 The Peshawar chapter of ITA’s national education policy consultative process, much like previous sessions, was an instant hit. The youth, teachers and representatives of the civil society made full use of this opportunity and voiced their concerns regarding education in an energetic and meaningful manner.  The education emergency in the country rightly deserves the kind of impo ...

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Posted By Rohma Labeeb Asst Program Manager
Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

Voicing the peoples’ thoughts, experiences, and agitations is the key to having a successful output. Therefore, when reviewing something as critical as the National Education Policy, it is necessary to incorporate every story you can get a hold of, every detail you can analyze and every child you can educate.

ITA, with the Federal and Provincial Governments, has been conducting co ...

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Posted By Sadiq Aryan is an EYA a Youth Activist, researcher and Executive Director of Youth Led Organization.
Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

 Names and tags prominently give you cognition of your responsibilities along with an intention  of cascading your role to a productive end. Being Education Youth Ambassador Pakistan with Idara Taleem O Aghi prevail a consciousness for Youth to be change agent while carrying out possible passages to bring difference in education system in Pakistan. Since independence re ...

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Posted By Pauline Rose
Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

Now the razzmatazz celebrating the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals is over, it is time to get down to business. For education (Goal 4) that means prioritizing the 250 million children who are not learning the basics, to ensure this global learning crisis is a thing of the past by 2030.

The first, and most vital, step that needs to be taken is to address disadvantage from ear ...

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Posted By Syeda Farwa Fatima, Ed.M Candidate at Harvard Graduate School of Education
Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

As I head back from the bustling Big Apple to my quiet Cambridge abode, I find myself running in a slow playback of the happenings at the United Nations yesterday. Last week, while I was corresponding with my former boss, or rather my mentor, Baela Raza Jamil1, about her upcoming visit to attend the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), I was planning my own call t ...

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Posted By Saba Saeed, Coordinator Learning Metric Task Force
Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

With only 58% of the population being able to read and write and 6.7 million children being out of school, education system in Pakistan must take a bold leap. The change needs to be bottom-up, systematically encouraging local community (students, teachers, parents, youth groups) to offer their reflections in the development process. Pakistan is fortunate to have the most talented pool of young ...

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Posted By Izzah Meyer, Manager Policy Research and Action
Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

Last week took the ITA team to Sindh where the National Education Policy (NEP) consultation sessions were conducted in Hyderabad, Mithi, and Sukkur. Our aim was to provide the Pakistani youth – teachers, students, activists, young entrepreneurs – with a platform where they can express their concerns regarding the current ...

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Posted By Izzah Meyer, Manager Policy Research and Action
Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

When it comes to nation building, there is no doubt about the importance of involving all citizens in the policy planning process. The participation of various stakeholders including youth, educators, civil society members, and government officials alike ensure that social cohesio ...

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