Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Shaheed Benazirabad
An emerging public sector university in the center of rural Sindh Province, is fully charted University Established through legislative act of the Sindh Assembly [Sindh Act No. XIX of 2010] and is funded by Higher Education Commission, Pakistan. The university aims at promoting quality academic and professional programmes covering all dimension of education. Focus of the university will be the social and basic sciences. At present there is an acute shortage of quality manpower in Pakistan particularly in rural areas. As a result, Education youth from rural areas cannot compete for highly technical and professional jobs, resulting into unemployment and lack of confidence among the rural youth. Therefore the university will also offer market-oriented programmes and develop qualified and motivated professionals through quality education so as to reduce unemployment in the country.
The Sindh Education and Literacy Department was established with the aim of fulfilling the state’s responsibility of providing basic education to its people. The government of Sindh stands committed to universalise education under the Sindh Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2013. Under the Act, the government’s top priority is ‘to provide for free and compulsory education to all children of the age of five to sixteen years.
Education Resource Development Center (ERDC)
ERDC is a teacher and parent training institute, that envisages social excellence through making teachers, learners, parents and schools realize their meaning and achieve their full potential. Its mission is to contribute to making teaching and learning meaningful through developing effective resources – both human and material. It believes that every teacher, learner, parent and school can become a centre of hope, change and inspiration and contribute to social reform.
The Citizens Foundation (TCF)
The Citizens Foundation (TCF) is a professionally managed, non-profit organization set up in 1995 by a group of citizens who wanted to bring about positive social change through education. 27 years later, TCF is now one of Pakistan’s leading organizations in the field of education for the less privileged.
Sindh Education Foundation (SEF)
The Sindh Education Foundation (SEF), was established under the Sindh Education Foundation Act, 1992 as a semi-autonomous organization with a mandate to support education in the province through multifarious interventions. The Act provides wide ranging powers to the Foundation to support education sector through a large number of instruments and support activities.
Since its establishment in 1992, the Foundation has made serious efforts to increase access to quality education for the students across Sindh especially those in the remote and under developed regions of the province.
Educationists of Pakistan (EoP) Educationists of Pakistan (EoP) is a social media platform that connects all educationists. It is a Facebook group with 22k members that provides an exclusive space for teachers, learners trainers and researchers to share educational issues and ways of helping each other and the education community. Its vision is to provide best possible solutions regarding educational issues. Educationists of Pakistan (EoP) is the social media partner for this conference