Missing School-The Effect of Crises on Students and Teachers in Pakistan

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Missing School: The Impact of Crises on Students and Teachers in Pakistan is a joint report by The World Bank and Pakistan’s Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training. In recent years, Pakistani children have experienced significant disruptions to their education due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the devastating 2022 floods, with climate change posing ongoing risks. This report examines the Pakistani government’s response to these challenges, focusing on school closures during the pandemic. By utilizing data disaggregated by gender, household location, and other factors, the report offers insights into developing a more effective, inclusive, and resilient education system capable of withstanding future emergencies.

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