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Educational Challenges of Conflict and Flood-related Displacement in Pakistan

Education and Internally Displaced Persons : Education as Humanitarian Response

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...The chapter examines the consequences of conflict and flooding in Pakistan on the access to education by internally displaced persons (IDPs). The chapter begins with a short overview of internal displacement in Pakistan, both conflict...

Reforms in Pakistani Madrasas

Reforms in Islamic Education : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Pakistani madrasas: Overview and background Madrasas have a long history as central education institutions in the Muslim world. However, with the changing cultural and political scenarios in the eighteenth- and nineteenth...
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...This study experimentally evaluates the short-term impacts of public per-student subsidies to partnering local entrepreneurs to establish and operate tuition-free, coeducational, private primary schools in educationally underserved villages...
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...Using a panel survey, this paper investigates how the increase in food prices in Pakistan in 2008–2010 affected children's school enrollment and labor. The causal identification relies on geographical variations in the price of food...

Pakistan: Target Revision in Education Policy

Education in West Central Asia

Bloomsbury, 2013

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction From the very beginning, since independence in 1947, education policy in Pakistan has remained focused on increasing access and removing inequities. Numerous policies and plans have been prepared by the government...

Pakistan: The Lost Boys—A Case Study

Education in West Central Asia

Bloomsbury, 2013

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction Pakistan presents a critical case in world politics particularly with its close ties to the war in Afghanistan and recent insurgent violence. The economic crisis and political conflicts that have classified Pakistan...

Pakistan: Girls’ Education and the Core Challenges of Primary Education

Mah-E-Rukh Ahmed

Mah-E-Rukh Ahmed is a Post-doctoral Research Student at the University of Hull, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education in West Central Asia

Bloomsbury, 2013

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction At the birth of Pakistan, following partition from India in 1947, the new nation was thrown into the global arena. The condition of the country was extremely depressed at the time of independence, having inherited a weak...

Pakistan: Curriculum and the Construction of National Citizens

Education in West Central Asia

Bloomsbury, 2013

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction Mass state schooling with a “national” language and curriculum has been, and continues to be, used for constructing citizens and developing a cohesive national identity (Lall and Vickers, 2009). Pakistan is no exception...
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...Private schooling is an important feature of the educational landscape in Pakistan and is increasingly a topic of public and government discourse. This study uses multiple rounds of national household sample surveys to examine the extent...
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...This paper presents evidence from the first three years of a randomized controlled trial of a government-administered pilot teacher performance pay program in Punjab, Pakistan. The program offers yearly cash bonuses to teachers in a sample...