Improving Learning Outcomes, Enrollment and Transitions from ECE to Primary Education
The program promotes educational transition from pre-primary to primary school for children, especially girls and vulnerable groups through establishing quality Early Childhood Education (ECE) in primary government schools for holistic experiential learning. It also provides accelerated learning and support for out of-school children to improve their learning levels. Additionally, it trains teachers in hard-to-access areas through a "Teachers Without Frontiers" model and generates a culture of reading to improve learning and citizenship across schools in Pakistan. Furthermore, the program conducts research and evidence based work to influence public policy on education and girls' right to education.
Establishment of a TCF Primary School in Ratodero
Dubai Cares is constructing and providing equipment and supplies for one of The Citizens Foundation (TCF) schools in Larkana. It is also covering the three-year operational funding cost. As part of its commitment, Dubai Cares is ensuring that children from low-income families living in the area receive affordable quality education.
Facilitating Access & Quality for Girls’ Education Through Evidence-Based Advocacy & Active Citizenship in Pakistan
The program aims to increase access and quality of primary education in flood-affected districts of Dadu and Shahdadkot. It will tackle the major barriers to girls’ access to quality education, including immediate interventions of school rehabilitation and provision of teaching and learning materials, medium intervention of teacher training and capacity building for all stakeholders to manage schools and lobby governments for more funding for long term impact.
Enhancing Girls’ Enrollment in Remote Areas of Pakistan
Dubai Cares worked to improve access of girls to quality primary education by supporting schools and communities in five selected districts of South Punjab and Sindh provinces.
The program was being implemented in partnership with local organizations that have previously demonstrated a strong track record in gender equity and girls’ education.
Pakistan Emergency Flood Response
Dubai Cares began the implementation of this program in the wake of the floods that devastated Pakistan in July 2010. As part of this program, Dubai Cares has: