Publications


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Five Years of Education Reforms

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s schools have suffered both from neglect and from the concerted attacks on schools ...


Punjab, Five Years of Education Reforms

Most analysis of education sector indicators demonstrates Punjab’s performance advantage over the other...


Balochistan, Five Years of Education Reforms

When the current tenure of the assemblies began, in June 2013, Balochistan’s education landscape was de...


Sindh, Five Years of Education Reforms

If trends from national discourse on education are indicative of the overarching narrative, the province ...


District Rankings Report for 2017

Through these reports Alif Ailaan has sought to spur political competition on the government’s delivery...


POWERING PAKISTAN FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

In Pakistan, quality of learning being imparted in schools, especially government schools is extremely po...


WHO GETS THE GOOD JOBS?

In Pakistan, a high percentage of parents cannot send their children to school at all. The vast majority ...


TEACHER ATTENDANCE IN GUJRANWALA & NAROWAL

Teacher absenteeism has been one of the key impediments to an effective and working education apparatus i...


MIDTERM REPORT CARD

On November 11, 2015, Pakistan’s four provincial assemblies and the National Assembly will all reach th...


GOING LOCAL FOR DATA - UNION COUNCIL-LEVEL EDUCATION STATISTICS AND HOW THEY CAN INFORM POLICY

Pakistan has missed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) target of universal primary education. If Pak...


WHY ARE CHILDREN OUT OF SCHOOL?

For 25 million out of school children, gaining education is a quest that involves insurmountable hurdles....


PASS/FAIL? MATRICULATION EXAMINATION RESULTS IN BALOCHISTAN AND WHAT THEY MEAN FOR THE FUTURE

Alif Ailaan, in partnership with the Society for Community Strengthening and Promotion of Education, Balo...


DISTRICT EDUCATION BUDGET ANALYSIS

Alif Ailaan, in partnership with the Center for Governance and Public Accountability (CGPA), has prepared...


NOT FREE AT ALL PROFILING THE COSTS PARENTS INCUR ON EDUCATION

The promise of a free and compulsory education for all children between the ages of 5 and 16 is enshrined...


GOVERNMENT ALLOCATIONS FOR EDUCATION IN PAKISTAN THE ROAD TO GETTING TO 4% OF GDP

In May this year, Alif Ailaan launched a broad-based field and media campaign to inform and spur the deba...


THE STATE OF TEACHERS' UNIONS AND THEIR FUTURE

Here, we publish our new report RECLAIMING DIGNITY: The State of Teachers’ Unions and their Future to h...


VOICE OF TEACHERS

The ustaad enjoys an honoured position in our society. Across the country, Pakistanis young and old will ...


25 MILLION BROKEN PROMISES

Pakistan faces an education crisis of unprecedented proportions with nearly half of all children of schoo...


TEN IDEAS FOR LEARNING

Pakistan is on the brink of an incredible opportunity. As many societies around the world age, Pakistan's...


ALIF AILAAN EDUCATION SURVEY

Alif Ailaan is a campaign who's objecive is to make the state of education in Pakistan a more urgent prio...