Grim future: Education system ‘a nightmare’

A survey on education revealed that around 20 per cent children in rural areas are out of school, while those enrolled show poor understanding of basic subjects.

The ‘Annual Status of Education Report Pakistan-Rural 2010’ was released here on Monday by the South Asia Forum for Education Development, which is managed by Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi in . . . → Read More: Grim future: Education system ‘a nightmare’

Language and impediments to learning

An important conference was organised in Peshawar, recently, on the issue of minority languages spoken in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. Languages discussed at the seminar included Hindko, Khawar, Shina, Seraiki, Indus Kohistani, Torwali, Gawro, Urmuri, Gawri, Gawarbati, Palula, Dameili, Oshojo, Kamveri, Chiliso, Pashai, Kalasha, Shaikhani and Bateri.

The event provided a platform for the province’s lesser-known languages. It . . . → Read More: Language and impediments to learning