Giving every child the right to education
Education is an important tool to change one’s life. It has the ability to shape one’s life in the right direction. Education is a process of imparting or acquiring knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment. It prepares oneself or others intellectually for mature life. It improves not only the personal life of the people but also their community.
Education in Pakistan
Only 88% of Pakistani children finish primary school education. Secondary education in Pakistan begins in grade 9 and lasts for four years. After end of each of the school years, students are required to pass a national examination administered by a regional Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (or BISE). 43% of the adult population (i.e. aged 15 and above) remains illiterate. Improving student learning is the way forward!
Pakistan has 16 universities in the overall Times Higher Education world university rankings.
Pakistan has been ranked 50, with an overall score of 9.2 by (QS), a British ranking agency. There are over 2500 affiliated colleges in the country. Pakistan produces about 445,000 university graduates and 10,000 computer science graduates per year. About 5000 Ph.D. level scholarships awarded for study in technologically advanced countries.
Pakistan with its 47% growth rate, now ranks at fourth number among the fastest-growing freelance markets in the world. It is predictable that this market will grow further to $250 billion by 2020, as remote work is getting increasingly popular around the world, particularly via freelancing websites such as Upwork and Fiverr.