AKU-IED

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AKU-IEDAga Khan University Institute for Educational Development
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The AKU-IED carried out the study in collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) in the 16 newly established NFBE centres set up by Jica and NGO World, a non-governmental organisation, in Korangi.
'The need for non-formal education in Pakistan has arisen because the formal system has been unable to cope with the growing demand of basic literacy education in the country,' said project lead, AKU-IED Dr Dilshad Ashraf, while giving a presentation on the study's findings.
The study was undertaken to investigate the impact of the Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development's (henceforth AKU-IED) interventions in its partner or 'cooperating' schools.
Major criteria for selection of cases included: variety of school systems in education in Pakistan (private not-for-profit schools and government schools), a school's length of partnership with AKU-IED (minimum five years) and number of AKU-IED graduates from its various teacher tion programs at certificate, diploma and degree level present in a school at the time of the study.
AKU-IED works in partnership with both government and private educational sectors.
Addressing the root cause of poor teaching and learning of science, the book is based on the findings of a research that studied a school-based mentorship programme implemented in the government primary schools of Sukkur and Thatta as part of the Strengthening Teacher Education in Pakistan (STEP) project of AKU-IED.
'Science education is in dire straits,' said Professor Nelofer Halai from the AKU-IED.
This study sets out to examine how teachers in rural areas of Sindh, Pakistan who were not aware of the notion of mentoring could be helped to become mentors through AKU-IED's Mentoring Program.
Associate Professor and Coordinator AKU-IED PhD Programme, The Aga Khan University, Institute for Educational Development Karimabad, Karachi - 75950, Pakistan ( nelofer.halai@aku.edu)
KARACHI -- Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED) is organising an international conference on the state of education and its relevance in present times, from November 1-3.
KARACHI, January 10, 2012 (Balochistan Times): The Balochistan Education Department and Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED) are collaborating to support the Departments vision for restructuring the education system across the province.
The workshop, it was further pointed out, will be conducted by Saima Khalid who is an executive committee member of the Mathematics Association of Pakistan at AKU-IED since 2000 and has conducted several Mathematic workshops.