Change – in Education is a social and development sector initiative by Pakistan’s leading private education system Roots School System. Change-in Education is not only a philanthropic but a social and sustainable change to help mainstream public education system, on enriched standards of private sector schools. “We intend to deliver quality, affordable yet sustainable education for the masses of Pakistan.”
Education is fundamental to development and growth. Access to education, which is a basic human right enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, is also a strategic development investment. The human mind makes possible all other development achievements, from health advances and agricultural innovation to infrastructure construction and private sector growth. For Pakistan to reap these benefits fully—both by learning from the stock of global ideas and through innovation—it needs to unleash the potential of the human mind. And there is no better tool for doing so than education. Equal treatment in education for girls and boys is a human right, and it is also a means of unlocking gains in other areas. Expanding and improving education is the key to adapting to change and confronting the challenges faced today. Simply put, investments in quality education lead to more rapid and sustainable economic growth and development. Educated individuals are more employable, able to earn higher wages, cope better with economic shocks, and raise healthier children. Although Pakistan has made great strides over the past few years towards the Millennium Development Goals of universal primary education and gender equity, an abundance of evidence shows that many children and youth in the country leave school without having learned much at all.
The overarching goal at CIE is not just schooling, but learning. For this, we support and promote country-level reforms of the education system and invest in building a global knowledge base powerful enough to guide those reforms. Change-in Education within a small span of time has come a very long way achieving many milestones and successfully completing one project after another. With the combined passion of an enthusiastic, extremely dedicated, motivated and a team that is known for its exemplary professional standards, today Change-in Education offers a diverse range of services and our portfolio is not only limited to the provision of educational activities and consultancy such as school adoption, child education, school development & improvement activities, capacity building of teachers and school leaders and vocational training but we also work in the areas of Gender Equality, Health and Nutrition, Livelihood and Rural Sustainability, Mobile Literacy and ICT Integration, Entrepreneurship and Vocational Education, Community Empowerment, Education in Emergencies and Disaster Preparedness.
Education is the single most common factor that can lead to enhanced socio economic productivity, quality of life and empowerment of all. Enrollment rates remain low and efficient and equitable access to education is proving to be elusive to majority of the people in Pakistan. The only solution to this is Public Private Partnerships. Public Private Partnerships are the only strategic way of expanding and ensuring equitable access of quality education and improving learning outcomes in Pakistan. We believe that with a properly coordinated and well synergized cooperation between the government and private education sector, we can do miracles to promote quality education in Pakistan with access, equity, quality and achievement. Future of Pakistan in the 21st century lies in the quality of education which empowers our people with the skills to become creative and innovative. It enables our children with the art of critical thinking, problem solving, decision making, communication, collaboration and teamwork, citizenship and local and global, personal and social responsibility.
Having won the coveted accolade, CSR Business Excellence Award 2012, we are headed in the right direction and I strongly believe that we can bring a sustainable change in the Education landscape of Pakistan and become a major stepping stone towards targeting one of the most pertinent problems in Pakistan. Help us bring about this change before it’s too late.
“Be a part of the Change.”
Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq
Founder & CEO
Change in Education – Pakistan
Head Office: No 454, Street No 16, Chaklala Scheme-III,
Rawlapindi, Pakistan 46000