What’s often understated in Pakistan’s case, especially on the third front, is the multi-faceted part played by elite private schools, and the qualifications they impart, in the persistence of intergenerational inequality. 601 more words
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Government schools are ‘free’ in the sense that they do not charge tuition fee formally. And some provincial governments also provide school books. But the cost of transportation and other expenses are still incurred by the parents. 454 more words
Australia’s Public Education Foundation has released a major report that examines the price of educational inequality in Australia’s schools.
65 percent of Lahore’s primary-aged girls are enrolled, compared to 77 percent of boys. The focus group, involving parents and teachers of children enrolled in low-cost public school in Lahore showed that many parents viewed girls education as a waste of time and money as it wont help them strengthen their social relationships with in laws. 273 more words