Pakistan: Education Bulletin #37

from UN Children's Fund
Published on 05 Mar 2013 View Original


Monsoon 2012 updates in Sindh, Punjab and Balochistan:

  • Total 72,049 (41% girls/adolescent girls) have been reached by activities in the field of education in Sindh, Baluchistan and Punjab.

  • In Sindh 7,745 children (40% girls) were mainstreamed into the regular schooling system (UNICEF: 6,062; Save the Children: 1,683).

Complex Emergency in KP-FATA:

  • 24,027 children and adults (10,344 girls/women) have benefitted from the education response in camps and off camp locations in KP/FATA.

  • The Elementary and Secondary Education Department ,Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa decided to exempt IDP students from the Secondary School Certification exam fee in session 2013.