EDUCATION LEGISLATION IN PAKISTAN AFTER THE EIGHTEENTH AMENDMENT

  • Mohsin Ahmad Khan
Keywords: Pakistan, Education For All, Eighteenth Amendment, Article 25A, Millennium Development Goals (MDGS)

Abstract

Insertion of Article 25A in the constitution of Republic of Pakistan 2010 has made it mandatory for the state to provide free and compulsory education to all children of the age of five to sixteen years in such manner as may be determined by law. As the state includes both the federation and provinces therefore the latter are also obliged to legislate for free and compulsory education to the children as defined. This article is about the status of legislation by the provinces with some background of the international movement for free and compulsory education.

Published
2019-03-08