Coverage : In all five provinces i.e. in Sindh, Balochistan, Punjab, PakhtonKhawa, GilgitBaltistan, FATA and AJK.
Only rural areas will be sampled.
Phase I : Year I 2010 – 30 districts across Pakistan
Phase II: Year II 2011 – 70 districts across Pakistan
Phase III : Years III, IV , V all districts across Pakistan (138 districts)
Sample: 600 households per district. Two-stage sample, stratified in the first stage. Obtained by selecting 30 villages per district & 20 households per village.
Villages will be selected randomly using the village directory of the latest Census. The Probability Proportional to Size Sampling (PPS) technique will be adopted as an appropriate one when the sampling units are of different sizes.
Focus on nuances between public and private . In each village profile of 1 govt. and 1 private school collected and gender
20 Houses per Village
Voluntary Surveyors (VSs)
(CBOs, NGOs, Colleges, Universities)
30 Villages per district
Collaborating Partner Organizations (Master Trainers MT) & Voluntaries
2008: 11 District s
2010: 32 Districts
2011: 70 Districts
2012-15 = All Districts
Chief Collaborating Partners
(ASER India, PCE)
58 % Male and 42% female
Out of School Children
(Age 6-16 years)
Over all = 20%
Proportionately More Girls in Private Schools .. Households do pay for Girls’ Education!
Echoing trends of GMR..slightly more
Girls are out of school than boys … up to age 13
EFA/NPA 2001-2015 target = 50% enrollment by 2015
In PAKISTAN it is QUALITY as key challenges with hardly any teachers/ Training on ECE or infrastructure in govt. schools - encouraging early drop outs !
Children in Pre School (Age 3-5 years)
Over all = 45%
The EFA National Plan of Action Target 50% by 2015 .. Are we almost there ? But what is the quality of access and learning ?
Diminishing return .. Disappearing children adding to the out of school stock
(Govt. & Private Schools)
Over all = 14%
Children in schools
when not learning
well are at risk of
school cycle.. Adding
to the pool of OOSC!
Launch at the Planning Commission 2011
Influence /Reports Economic Survey/ PSLMs/NEAS
Round Tables pre and post ASER e.g. learning and tuitions – Mark Bray’s Book on Shadow Education just released in Urdu
Please Contact :
ASER Pakistan 2008 and 2010 Full reports can be downloaded from our website: www.safedafed.org/aser