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					                  SINDH
           Girls Education




Education & Literacy Department, Government of Sindh 1
           Objectives set for 2015:
Accomplishment of Millennium Development (MDGs-
                 Ed) and EFA Goals:
Main Focus:
•   Quality Education
•   Universal Primary Education (UPE)
•   Improved primary completion rates
•   Improved transition rate (from primary to secondary)
•   Gender parity in enrolment
•   Urban – Rural parity in enrolment
•   Improved literacy rate
Situation Analysis
                   3.4
                                                                                                                                               
3.5

                                             3.0
3.0



2.5    2.3


                                                                1.9
2.0                            1.78
                                                                                           1.6                                                 Enrollment
                                                                                                                                               Out Of School
1.5
                                      1.25                1.2                                                                                  Population
             1.1
                                                                                    1.01
                                                                                                              0.9
1.0                                                                                                                                      0.8
                                                   0.70
                                                                             0.56                       0.6
                                                                                                                                  0.50
0.5                                                                                              0.30                      0.27


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         Boys                      Girls             Boys                         Girls            Boys                         Girls
                     Primary                                        Middle                                      Secondary
                   (5 - 9 Years)                                (10 - 12 Years)                               (13 - 14 Years)



      % Percentage of Out of School Children to Eligible Population
      Primary (5 - 9 Years)                         Middle (10 - 12 Years)                                     Secondary (13 - 14 Years)
                     37%                                                      65%                                                        64%
                 Missing Facilities

100%

90%

           42%           45%
80%                                      49%

70%
                                                         74%
60%
                                                                 Without
50%                                                              With

40%

           58%           55%
30%                                      51%

20%
                                                         26%
10%

 0%
       Toilets    Boundary Wall   Drinking Water   Electricity
         Gender Parity Index (GPI)
                  0.99
 1

0.9

0.8
        0.69                 0.7                      0.7
0.7
                                         0.57
0.6

0.5

0.4

0.3

0.2

0.1

 0

      Primary   Middle   Secondary   Higher Sec.   Overall
Challenges
                       Challenges
• Access
   –   School Infrastructure/ System capacity/ environment
   –   Primary to Post Primary Schools Ratio (90 – 10)
   –   Gender Disparity
   –   Rural Urban Disparity

• Quality
   – Poor Learning outcomes
   – Out-dated Text Books
   – Ill Trained Teachers

• Governance
   – Poor Community Participation
   – Inadequate Capacity of Educational Managers
   – Weak M&E System
Government of Sindh’s
    Interventions
       Girls Education- Interventions
School               3,500 Building/ Addl. Classrooms
Rehabilitation/      5,000 missing facilities
Improvement
Free Text Books      Provision of Free Text Books to all students including
for Students        intermediate ones

Girls Stipends       Stipend to 420,000 Girls..
(VI-X)               Continuation of policy for girls stipends for transition to
                    post primary and secondary education



Promoting Private  485 Schools opened in 10 Districts under Subsidy Based
Schools in Rural  Model
Sindh (PPRS)
Merit & Need Based  14,000 teachers recruited on merit in two phases
Teacher Recruitment through third party testing.                               
                           Female Teachers were given additional 20 marks
School Management          40,249(1.3 Billion)SMCs/Schools given SMC’s
Committees (SMCs)          5000 Institutional strengthening through Third Party
                          Mobilization in 08 districts
School Specific Budgets    School specific budgets and posts, first time at
                          primary/elementary level, implemented in 11 districts
                           Local Revenues linked to district non-salary budget for
                          education sector
                           Non-salary budget for schools significantly enhanced
School Management          40,249(1.3 Billion)SMCs/Schools given SMC’s
Committees (SMCs)          5000 Institutional strengthening through Third Party
                          Mobilization in 08 districts
School Specific Budgets    School specific budgets and posts, first time at
                          primary/elementary level, implemented in 11 districts
                           Local Revenues linked to district non-salary budget for
                          education sector
                           Non-salary budget for schools significantly enhanced
Future Interventions

MULTI PRONGED STRATEGY
                    Improving Access:
Multi-pronged Strategy and Targets contd..and new target
Strategy                            Targets
School Infrastructure and Up-       Primary-Post Primary schools
gradations                          Ratio 70%-30%
                                    Consolidation of Schools
                                    Enhanced Funding for School
                                    Rehabilitation
Public Private Partnerships (PPP)   PPRS / Other PPP based coverage
                                    to at least 3000 Schools in under
                                    served areas
Transportation                      Transport policy for teachers and
                                    students especially Female
                                    teachers and girls student
Early Child Education &             Formulation of Policy and
Development                         development of curriculum
            Medium Term Donor Commitments

Funding Mobilization
 Through International Agencies/Development Partners:

- In pipeline:
     USAID           USD 155 million
     JICA            Up gradation of 70 - 100 schools
     DFID            £80 million for Sindh Education Fund
     World Bank      USD 300 million (SERP-II)
     EU              Euro 30 million (SERP-II)
     CIDA Debt Swap PKR 1.261 Billion
   Way Forward- Success of Reforms
A clear vision and sector strategy
Sustained Political & Managerial Commitment
Ownership from Key Stakeholders
Effective Coordination & Communication
Strong Monitoring & Evaluation System
Public awareness campaign
Community involvement and Empowerment
Continuous Improvements /Innovations
Continuous coordination amongst all Stakeholders
    Thank You

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