Education In Pakistan Essay

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Education in Pakistan is overseen by the Federal Ministry of Education and the provincial governments whereas the federal government take part in curriculum development, accreditation and in the financing of research and development. Article 25-A of Constitution of Pakistan obligates the state to provide free and compulsory quality education to children of the age group 5 to 16 years. "The State shall provide free and compulsory education to all children of the age of five to sixteen years in such a manner as may be determined by law".The education system in Pakistan is generally divided into six levels: preschool ,primary , middle , high , intermediate , and university programs leading to undergraduate and graduate degrees. The literacy rate…show more content…
The educational system in Pakistan is very poor even in a city like Lahore there are many problems that student have to face like there are shelterless classrooms which are without any furniture or proper instruments to study. Students have to sit in the ground and in raining season they have no place to sit. Near the school there are bunches of garbage and where the dirty and waste water is present. There are no proper facilities given to schools. 60% schools in Pakistan have no electricity and 40% have no pure water to drink. In Pakistan there is a rule of child labor and many poor families put their children on labor just for money due to lack of knowledge. About 68.5 million children between age of 5 to 19 are in Pakistan out of which 30 million children do not attend any school. The government do the false promises and do not take care of poor people they do not take any advice from the teachers in making of schools. Poor people send there children to madrasas where as rich and educated people move them to schools. Public schools are teaching extremism to these children. Religious leader do not like secular system of Education. The aids given by U.S are not accepted by the religious leader due to lack of knowledge and anger for western people because they think by giving aid U.S will make them slave but in reality if this money is utilized then our education system will be
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