Educational reforms in Balochistan

Syed Ali Shah   Like other federating units, for the first time in the history of Pakistan, Balochistan has also been empowered to reform its curriculum in the aftermath of the 18th amendment.  The Education Department has launched the Balochistan Sector Plan to reform the curriculum and prepare a future roadmap in terms of ensuring provision of […]

Deterioration of Basic Education in Sindh

Jami Chandio   While public sector institutions in Sindh in general remain deplorable, basic education is on the verge of obliteration putting the future of the province at stake. In the 21st Century which will be the century of competition and in turn of merit and skill, no nation or society can envision development without […]

Predicament of post devolution Higher Education

Murtaza Noor Education has been understood as an essential element for development and social change. Higher Education, in particular, is known to play a crucial role in grooming a new generation as catalyst for socio-economic change in the country. Pakistan’s budgetary allocation for education is among the lowest in the world, at less than 2% […]

Educational chaos in the capital

Azam Khan   Despite the devolution of Health and Education to the Provinces through the 18th constitutional amendment, confusion still prevails in the minds of top bureaucracy of the Federal Capital about their leftover mandate. This is evident from exchange of a plethora of official letters and summaries between the center and the provinces. One […]