'Decade of Learning' event marks progress on UK-Pakistan education reform efforts.

ISLAMABAD -- The British High Commission Tuesday hosted Pakistan's leading education experts, academics, and policy-makers for a two-day event in Islamabad to mark the impact of ten years of UK support for education reform in Pakistan.

Titled 'A Decade of Learning: Informing Education Policy and Practice', the event showcased the positive outcomes and lessons learnt throughout the UK-supported education programmes. The event also delivered sessions outlining other global education development initiatives taking place to highlight best practices and facilitated discussions on interventions needed to further improve education standards in the next decade as well as ways to increase the number of girls accessing 12 years of education.

Pakistan has benefitted from the UK's largest ever bilateral education portfolio, totalling more than APS900m investment over a decade. This funding has helped increase the number of children in schools, improved teaching quality, upgraded...

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