It is because of them that the country is lagging behind in achieving its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) regarding education. P.O. An estimated 22.8 million children aged 5-16 are out-of-school. Nasir Ali February 18, 2014 at 5:46 AM. 53072 Bonn . District Sr.No Tehsil Sr.No ADMN. Fax: +49-228-3894-180 . Pakistan Economic Survey 2017-18 154 ii) Primary Education (Classes I-V) At the national level, a total of 169.6 thousand primary schools with 475.2 thousand teachers were functional in 2016-17. Reply . Phone: +49-228-3894-0 . Population Council, Pakistan . 76 January 2014 IZA . According to the policy of education which being implemented in the state includes the free primary education to the children of the state, as per the clause under this policy the government is liable and the government is bound to offer the free education to the children of the state both on federal and provincial level of the country. While enrollment and retention rates are improving, progress has been slow to improve education indicators in Pakistan. The net primary school enrolment rate in 2012-2013 is a mere 1 per cent increase from 2010-2011. In order for solutions to be recommended, the issues and problems of the education system of Pakistan need to be looked at. EFA Review Report October 2014 outlines that despite repeated policy commitments, primary education in Pakistan is lagging behind in achieving its target of universal primary education. Dear Aliya and Ayesha, I do agree with you. Education is one of the most corrupt sectors in Pakistan. Germany . These are some of the major issues of the current education system of Pakistan, ... 2017 at 11:15 AM. The IZA Policy Paper Series publishes work by IZA staff and network members with immediate relevance for policymakers. Education Policy Pakistan. E-mail: . Policy Paper No. There are significant gender disparities and differences between rural and urban areas. An increase of 0.6 percent in primary enrolment was witnessed which increased to 21,686 thousand in 2016-17 against 21,551 thousand in 2015-16. Box 7240 . UNITS / AREA POPULATION 2017 POPULATION 1998 7 S.WAZIRISTAN AGENCY 679,185 429,841 35 Ladha Tehsil 114,830 72278 36 Makin (Charlai) Tehsil 58,700 30528 37 Sararogha Tehsil 98,389 72063 38 Sarwekai Tehsil 54,278 31472 39 Tiarza Tehsil 45,210 37708 40 Wana Tehsil 152,881 90772 41 Toi Khullah Tehsil 50,593 36508 42 Birmal Tehsil 104,304 58512 Almost 70 percent of funds are allocated for education. Currently the primary gross enrolment rate stands at 85.9% while Pakistan requires increasing it up to 100% by 2015-16 to fulfil EFA goals. Pakistan is far from meeting its Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of providing universal primary education by 2015. agreed to Ayesha the policy developers just come with a printed document fetched by the foreign policies and without considering the conditions of Pakistan impose it on the Pakistani people.