The COVID-19 has threatened to make education outcomes worse and without aggressive policy, the outbreak across the world will have immediate costs on both learning and the health of children and youth, warns the World Bank.
World Bank representative Dr Graham Harrison said that World Bank would fund those research projects that would bring socio-economic development in the country and achieve sustainable development goals.
Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood on Thursday met a delegation led by World Bank President David Malpass to discuss possible ways about how Pakistan’s learning poverty could be addressed.
Higher Education Development in Pakistan (HEDP) project was successfully negotiated between the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and the World Bank in May 2019, for a $400 Million IDA credit support. Subsequently, the project was approved by the World Bank Board…
Pakistan has scored a disappointing but expected 0.39 on World Bank’s first ever Human Capital Index released on Thursday. The index ranks 157 countries for the first time on the basis how they develop their human resources and what a child in that country today could expect to achieve by his or her 18th birthday.
Education without learning. The situation is all but too familiar in Pakistan. Students going through the grind of sub-standard education, grade after grade, without ever learning anything constructive.