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The Week in Education (10th to 16th October, 2015)

We at the Pakistan Data Portal don't just want to upload and share data files with you. We also want to bring to you what is the latest in education news in Pakistan. For this purpose we'll be posting a weekly blog here to update you with the most interesting data related and policy relevant news. The blog will be posted every Monday.

Disadvantage at The Starting Gate - Evidence From ASER Pakistan

With 2015 coming to an end, ASER Pakistan reveals that 61% (rural) and 42% (urban) children between ages 3-5 are out of school in Pakistan. Among 39% children enrolled in early childhood programs in rural areas, 20% are attending public schools while 19% are enrolled in private institutions.

Highlights From The Pakistan Education Atlas 2015

Summarizing important takeaways from the Pakistan Education Atlas launched by Academy of Educational Planning and Management in collaboration with the World Food Program, Pakistan. Numbers show status of gender parity, students transitions rates to secondary school and availability of physical facilities at schools.