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Pakistan shows modest improvement in standard of education, says report

Updated Mar 07, 2016 03:23pm

A schoolgirl, who was displaced with her family from Pakistan's tribal areas due to fighting between militants and the army, puts down her shoe before entering her classroom, in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad. A schoolgirl, who was displaced with her family from Pakistan's tribal areas due to fighting between militants and the army, puts down her shoe before entering her classroom, in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad.

The Alif Ailaan District Education Rankings 2015 is the third annual attempt at comparing and contrasting the various regions of Pakistan based on their standards of education.

Alif Ailaan and SDPI began this exercise in 2013. The attempt is to assess both educational outcomes and school infrastructure by comparing the relative performance of different regions.

Pakistani schoolgirls, who were displaced with their families from tribal areas due to fighting between militants and the army, listen to their teacher in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad. Pakistani schoolgirls, who were displaced with their families from tribal areas due to fighting between militants and the army, listen to their teacher in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad.

Objectives of the rankings

The objectives of the rankings are:

Orphaned children react while watching an early screening of the first episode of the animates Burka Avenger series, at an orphanage on the outskirts of Islamabad. Orphaned children react while watching an early screening of the first episode of the animates Burka Avenger series, at an orphanage on the outskirts of Islamabad.

Provincial and National Education Scores (Primary School)

2015

Pakistani schoolgirls, who were displaced with their families from tribal areas due to fighting between militants and the army, listen to their teacher in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad. -AP Pakistani schoolgirls, who were displaced with their families from tribal areas due to fighting between militants and the army, listen to their teacher in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad. -AP



Education Score