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Speakers at a seminar urged Punjab government to pass the Right to Free and Compulsory Education Bill as though ahead of other provinces, Punjab with an enrolment of only 61 percent is still facing a state of education emergency. The seminar to discuss the implementation of Article 25-A that promises free and compulsory education was organized by Alif Ailaan a non-government organization here on Friday.
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Right to free education: ‘No compulsory education till 2041’
The Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has planned to enroll as many as 400,000 dropout students in the next six years, PEF Chairman Raja Muhammad Anwar said on Friday.
Seminar stresses access to quality education
Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) chairman Raja Muhammad Anwar said at a seminar on “Right to Education” organised by Alif Ailaan, a campaign to end Pakistan’s education emergency, on Friday that people demanded that their children be provided quality education near their homes. He said that he had visited across Punjab and found that many primary schools were being run in two rooms that tantamount to multi-grade teaching.
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