“The state of Pakistan shall remove illiteracy and provide free and compulsory secondary education within minimum possible period” says the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan. In Human development Report, Pakistan is placed at 136th position for having just 49.9% educated population. The primary completion rate in Pakistan, given by Date Center of UNESCO, is 33.8% in females and 47.18% in males, which shows that people in the 6th largest country of the world are unable to get the basic education.
Estimating the value of education, Change in Education is playing a considerably important role. Over last many years, we have done some of the most exciting work in the field of literacy centers, early years’ education, ICT, curriculum, teacher training, educational standards, social and community mobilization, rural school engagement, literacy and in support of MDG’s.
Change – in Education is working to increase educational facilities and choices to the low-income and under-privileged educational neighborhoods. Increasing educational choice in low-income neighborhoods means more than opening up access to private schools. It means creating opportunity for underprivileged students across the urban and peri-urban community landscape of Pakistan to nurture the potential of custodians of our future. Along with that Change – in Education provides rural school students the same opportunities for quality education which are available to many urban schools. Following are the ares in which Change in Education is playing a significant role.