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Education Policy Provisions and Objectives. A Review of Pakistani Education Policies

TitleEducation Policy Provisions and Objectives. A Review of Pakistani Education Policies
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsMajoka M I, Khan M I
Secondary TitleItalian Journal of Sociology of Education
Date Published06/2017
PublisherPadova University Press
Place PublishedPadova, IT
ISSN Number2035-4983
KeywordsEducation policy, higher education, Pakistan, secondary and elementary education

This paper is based on a review of the educational policy provisions and objectives in Pakistan since its creation in 1947. The paper focuses on policy measures and objectives regarding four major areas of education in the country: Higher Education, Secondary Education, Primary Education, and Technical and Vocational Education. The paper describes the chronological development in education policy making and implementation and presents a short history of policy measures proposed during different regimes. The paper also presents an analysis of the foci and elaborates on the various measures taken for improving education in the country over a period. Besides, the paper identifies major problems in the way of policy making and implementation at the different levels and streams of education in Pakistan.