Tagged with primary education

Education in Pakistan: A historical socio-cultural perspective >> Part 6: Education in Present-Day Pakistan

Today’s post is the final post in a six-part series reviewing the historical and current context of education in Pakistan. These posts include: Introduction Ancient India – Hindu and Buddhist Influences Islamic Influences British Influences A Separate Nation Education in Present-Day Pakistan (this post) Some of the information in this series is drawn from the book, … Continue reading

Education in Pakistan: A historical socio-cultural perspective >> Part 5: A Separate Nation

Today’s post is the fifth in a six-part series reviewing the historical and current context of education in Pakistan. These posts include: Introduction Ancient India – Hindu and Buddhist Influences Islamic Influences British Influences A Separate Nation (this post) Education in Present-Day Pakistan A Separate Nation Over the centuries, India – including present-day Pakistan – has been … Continue reading

Education in Pakistan: A historical socio-cultural perspective >> Part 4: British Influences

Today’s post is the fourth in a six-part series reviewing the historical and current context of education in Pakistan. These posts include: Introduction Ancient India – Hindu and Buddhist Influences Islamic Influences British Influences (this post) A Separate Nation Education in Present-Day Pakistan Some of the information in this series is drawn from the book, “Going … Continue reading

Education in Pakistan: A historical socio-cultural perspective >> Part 3: Islamic Influences

Today’s post is the third in a six-part series reviewing the historical and current context of education in Pakistan. These posts include: Introduction Ancient India – Hindu and Buddhist Influences Islamic Influences (this post) British Influences A Separate Nation Education in Present-Day Pakistan Some of the information in this series is drawn from the book, “Going to … Continue reading

Education in Pakistan: A historical socio-cultural perspective >> Part 2: Ancient India – Hindu and Buddhist Influences

Today’s post is the second in a six-part series reviewing the historical and current context of education in Pakistan. These posts include: Introduction Ancient India – Hindu and Buddhist Influences (this post) Islamic Influences British Influences A Separate Nation Education in Present-Day Pakistan Some of the information in this series is drawn from the book, “Going to … Continue reading

Education in Pakistan: A historical socio-cultural perspective >> Part 1: Introduction

Today’s post is the first in a six-part series reviewing the historical and current context of education in Pakistan. These posts include: Introduction (this post) Ancient India – Hindu and Buddhist Influences Islamic Influences British Influences A Separate Nation Education in Present-Day Pakistan Some of the information in this series is drawn from the book, “Going … Continue reading

Learning about learning: What affects children’s learning in Sindh, Pakistan?

Recently, the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) released a publication summarizing and reflecting upon major research studies carried out alongside AKF’s education initiatives in ten countries (Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Mozambique, and Portugal). For each study, the publication provides a brief introduction to the programme, an overview of the study design, and a summary of … Continue reading

Supporting multiple languages in early childhood

In Canada, as in several parts of the world, many children grow up in multiple linguistic contexts. They often live, learn, and interact in different languages at home, at school, and in other contexts. A number of research studies have demonstrated that it is beneficial for children to grow up bilingual from their earliest years (see … Continue reading

The importance of the first 2,000 days of life for health, learning, and society

Children’s earliest experiences – in “the first 2,000 days of life” – play a critical role in establishing their developmental trajectories in health, learning, and society. This was the key message of the international symposium, ‘Investing in Mothers and Children’ (a Connaught Global Challenge International Symposium), held September 27-29, 2012, to mark the official launch of the … Continue reading