List of Publications

Alif Ailaan Education Survey

March 2013

Alif Ailaan is a campaign who's objecive is to make the state of education in Pakistan a more urgent priority for politicians, parents and education providers-our teachers and administrators. With...

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Alif Ailaan Pakistan District Education Rankings 2013

May 2013

The Alif Ailaan Pakistan District Education Rankings 2013 is the first edition of an exercise we began this year to take stock of the state of education across Pakistan.

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Ten Ideas for Learning

April 2014

Pakistan is on the brink of an incredible opportunity. As many societies around the world age, Pakistan's population is yet to reach the age of 30. Their rank will swell...

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Alif Ailaan Pakistan District Education Rankings 2014

May 2014

The Alif Ailaan Pakistan District Education Rankings 2014 is the second edition of an exercise we began last year to take stock of the state of education across Pakistan.

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25 Million Broken Promises

October 2014

Pakistan faces an education crisis of unprecedented proportions with nearly half of all children of school-going age out of school. Although there is broad consensus on the problem, its magnitude...

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Voice Of Teachers

November 2014

The ustaad enjoys an honoured position in our society. Across the country, Pakistanis young and old will tell you about the exceptional teachers who inspired them, opened their minds and transformed their...

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The State of Teachers' Unions and Their Future

April 2015

Pakistan’s education crisis is severe, with education spending still less than 2% of GDP, over 25 million children out of school and thousands of schools continuing to be non-functional. The organised voice of...

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Alif Ailaan Pakistan District Education Rankings 2015

May 2015

The Alif Ailaan Pakistan District Education Rankings 2015 is the third edition of an exercise we began in 2013 to take stock of the state of education across Pakistan.

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Government Allocations for Education in Pakistan The Road to Getting to 4% of GDP

June 2015

In May this year, Alif Ailaan launched a broad-based field and media campaign to inform and spur the debate on the budgetary allocation for education in Pakistan. We used the...

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Not Free At All
Profiling the costs parents incur on education

July 2015

The promise of a free and compulsory education for all children between the ages of 5 and 16 is enshrined...

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District Education Budget Analysis Abbottabad

August 2015

Alif Ailaan, in partnership with the Center for Governance and Public Accountability (CGPA), has prepared a series of six district level budget analysis reports. These reports provide an overview of...

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District Education Budget Analysis Mardan

August 2015

Alif Ailaan, in partnership with the Center for Governance and Public Accountability (CGPA), has prepared a series of six district level budget analysis reports. These reports provide an overview of...

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District Education Budget Analysis Kohat

August 2015

Alif Ailaan, in partnership with the Center for Governance and Public Accountability (CGPA), has prepared a series of six district level budget analysis reports. These reports provide an overview of...

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District Education Budget Analysis Bannu

September 2015

Alif Ailaan, in partnership with the Center for Governance and Public Accountability (CGPA), has prepared a series of six district level budget analysis reports. These reports provide an overview of...

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District Education Budget Analysis Tank

September 2015

Alif Ailaan, in partnership with the Center for Governance and Public Accountability (CGPA), has prepared a series of six district level budget analysis reports. These reports provide an overview of...

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Pass/Fail?
Matriculation Examination Results in Balochistan and What They Mean for the Future

September 2015

Alif Ailaan, in partnership with the Society for Community Strengthening and Promotion of Education...

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Why Are Children Out Of School?

September 2015

The 25 million out-of-school children in Pakistan face insurmountable hurdles on their journey to education. More than half (57%) of them come from the poorest homes in the country and...

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Going Local For Data - Union Council-Level Education Statistics And How They Can Inform Policy

October 2015

Pakistan has missed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) target of universal primary education...

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Midterm Report Card For Parliamentarians

November 2015

"The State shall provide free and compulsory education to all children of the age of 5-16 years in such a manner as may be determined by law"

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Teacher Attendance

January 2016

"Teacher absenteeism has been one of the key impediments to an effective and working education apparatus in developing countries. It not only has significant"

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