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ERIC Number: EJ1097640
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0973-8827
Early Childhood Education in Pakistan--Progress and Challenges
Shami, Pervez A.
Journal on Educational Psychology, v2 n4 p98-104 Feb-Apr 2009
This paper is on Early Childhood Education (ECE)--a goal of Education For All (EFA), assesses the progress of Pakistan's efforts and strategies mainly during post Dakar period 2001-02 to 2005-06 and the major challenges being encountered. The information includes analysis of National Educational Data on ECE in the light of policies and plans, EFA projections along with the contribution of civil society, private sector and non-profit organizations. National data reflect that Pakistan has made progress in education sector over all and in ECE, keeping in view EFA and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in response to the World Education Forum resolutions (1990) and Dakar (2000) resolutions. ECE is encountering multiple challenges which need to be addressed to achieve outcomes during the next phases of the National Plan of Action (NPA) for EFA--2001-2015.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Pakistan
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