• Since 2013, Balochistan has made some progress in curtailing teacher absenteeism, identifying ghost schools and partially addressing the inequality between the numbers of primary schools and the number of middle and high schools. Between 2011–2012 and 2016–17, the budget for education rose from Rs[...]
  • Overview Since 2008, governments in KP have made efforts to improve school facilities and infrastructure, increase budgets and invest in teachers. During the last five years, KP is the only province that has regularly allocated more than 20% of total budgets to education. In 2011–2012 the total a[...]
  • 12 years of quality education Pakistan’s Right to Education Act 2012 guarantees every child aged 5 to 16 the right to a free and compulsory education. However, the act is not implemented — and girls are left without the education they need to build a better future for their families, communities [...]
  • Since 2003, Punjab has made significant efforts to reform school infrastructure, teachers’ management and overall education sector governance. Yet given the scale of the problem in the province, the need for a renewed focus and increased resourcing is urgent. The provincial government is currently[...]
  • Though Sindh’s Education Sector Plan (ESP) commits to improving equity, access, quality, accountability and financing in the province, there has been little progress for girls. While the total education budget in Sindh increased by 39% between 2014–15 and 2017–18, there has not been a significant[...]