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IMPACT OF EDUCATIONAL POLICIES ON EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF PAKISTAN

Paper ID: UTISGAD-08-2021-4638.V3
Title: IMPACT OF EDUCATIONAL POLICIES ON EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF PAKISTAN
Authors: Rukhshanda AZAM, Muzammil KHURSHID, Zainab YOUSUF

ABSTRACT

The basic and foremost purpose of this study is to analyze the impact of educational policies on education and thedevelopment of Pakistan. The independent variables like GDP, net enrollment rate, gross enrollment rate, literacy rate, reserves for education, and HDI are used to analyze the level of development of the education sector and education is used as a dependent variable in this paper. The data was gathered from the World Bank, Ministry of Education, Statistical Bureau of Pakistan and Human Development Report. The study found that low educational budget, child labor, insufficient teachers and lack of modern teaching skills in teachers, provincial conflicts which cause unequal education and the poor and ineffective government policies are the important causes of poor education and development of Pakistan.

Keywords: Development, Education, Literacy, Pakistan

JEL Codes: O38, Z00, Z10, Z18