The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have expressed their plans to invest in professional development trainers who will train teachers on “high quality” curriculum. According to the Education Week Website, the announcement was made out of the curricular education improvement strategy drafted by the foundation in 2017, as a major pivot away from their previous area of concentration; teacher performance.
Corporal punishment in Pakistan is considered a mandatory feature of the education process. Over the years many doctors and psychologists have presented various researches proving that corporal punishment affects children’s physical and mental capabilities adversely. Still, the findings appear to have not been taken seriously in this part of the world, as corporal punishment in Pakistan is as much a reality nowadays as it was 10 years ago.