UK pledges funding for girls’ education

Islamabad : The United Kingdom (UK) on Saturday announced a bilateral programme worth up to £130 million to support girls’ education in Pakistan saying the initiative will impact around 17 million children. According to officials, the Prime Minister’s Girls’ Education Action Plan launched in May this year sets out practical steps to deliver the UK’s […]

Conference sheds light on the growing crisis of Out-of-School-Children

“Out-of-school children require out-of-the-box thinking from us,” was the takeaway from a conference titled The Out-of-School Children (OOSC) Crisis in Pakistan: Who are they? What can be done to secure their future? Organized through collaborative efforts between Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED) and Japan International Cooperation Agency- Advancing Quality Alternative Learning (JICA-AQAL) […]

Meal Programme for School Children launching soon

Islamabad : A Unicef delegation led by Catherine Russell, the Executive Director met with Federal Minister for Education, Professional Training, National Heritage and Culture Shafqat Mahmood. They discussed initiatives taken during COVID-19 to ensure safe school reopening, continuity of learning and to mitigate the learning losses by the ministry. Key challenges like the suffering of […]