Highlights

Campaign Field Coordinator

Twenty five million Pakistani children between ages five and sixteen are currently out of school. Alif Ailaan is a campaign seeking to make education a central part of the national conversation in Pakistan and spur the necessary public policy to get children into school, and ensure that they receive a quality education. Engaging with the media is a core competence...

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Taleemi Budget barhaao!

Don’t just put education on money, put money on education Join our campaign to demand an increase in the education budget   Pakistan currently allocates less than 2% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to its education sector. This makes Pakistan’s spending on education one of the lowest in the world. Despite a constitutional guarantee of free and compulsory education...

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Celebrating Teachers

Teachers were traditionally awarded a high status in society, commanding respect wherever they went. Today, public perception about Pakistan’s teachers—especially those working in government schools—is overwhelmingly negative. Contrary to popular belief, hundreds of thousands of teachers continue to work against the odds to provide a decent education to Pakistani children.

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Television show on Azad Kashmir's Education Budget

Alif Ailaan facilitated a dialogue in the media in AJK about the preparation, allocation, release and utilisation of education budget.

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Qaumi Asataza Conference 2013

On December 26, for the first time in the country’s history, nearly 400 teachers from government schools across Pakistan gathered in Islamabad to talk about education reform. The Qaumi Asataza Conference 2013 (National Teachers’ Conference) brought together government teachers, politicians, educationists and religious scholars to discuss new ways to address an old and intractable problem. Meesaq-e-Ilm, a charter of knowledge...

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