Education in Pakistan: a white paper, revised


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Author: Aly, Javed Hasan

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National Education Policy Review Team (Pakistan)


In 2005, a review of the Pakistan National Education Policy was planned to align it to achievable government targets of human development and to reprioritize educational targets towards the achievement of a knowledge based economy, with all individuals having opportunity to reach their potential. The White Paper on Education was disseminated in December 2006 to stimulate a discussion of major policy issues concerning education in Pakistan and was to be succeeded by a draft policy document. The paper revealed the need for a revision in order to ensure ownership of any ensuing policy by...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Management; Quality; Equity; Outcomes; Governance; Economics; Culture and society; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Access to education and training; Relevance of education and training; Education and training reform; Economic development; Social development; Education

Geographic subjects: Asia; Pakistan

Published: Islamabad, Pakistan: National Education Policy Review Team, 2007

Physical description: vi, 85 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Prepared by Javed Hasan Aly, National Education Policy Review Team

On cover: Document to debate and finalize the national education policy; This White Paper is intended to stimulate discussion of major policy issues concerning Education Sector in Pakistan. At this stage, it is not an official statement of Government’s policy but a draft document.

Resource type: Policy document

Document number: TD/TNC 97.784

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