EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION IN SINDH: COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS WITH PUNJAB AND KPK

  • Imran Ali Mangrio
  • Dr. Saima Tabassum
Keywords: Early Childhood Care, Education, Sindh, Punjab, KPK, Comparative Analysis

Abstract

This research has been conducted with a view to investigate the current status of Early Childhood Care and Education in Sindh, its comparative analysis with Punjab and KPK, highlighting, Gaps and Challenges in ECCE, such as Lack of proper legislation, Restrictive Budget for ECCE, In-adequate Infrastructure, Lack of Awareness Regarding ECCE Schooling System, No Standardized ECCE Curriculum, Recruitment of ECCE Teachers, Absence of formal ECCE teaching cadre, No vigilant Monitoring and Evaluation, Poverty Syndrome. Role of Deeni Madarsah, less Enrollment, Quick Dropout of Students, No Female Teacher Availability, Burdening Role of Private Schools in Providing Costly ECCE Schooling. To determine practical solutions for improving and promoting Early Childhood Education. For this purpose of the study, the provincial education managers collected data, and in the three provinces, the research findings and recommendations provide strategic guidance to the stakeholders of Sindh province to sustain Early Childhood Education. All recommendation of implementation of NEP 2009/2017, increasing ECCE budget, recruiting of ECCE cadre teachers on merit, improvement of existing ECCE schooling system by proving basic facilities along with study material of ECCE if complied in letter and spirit ecce schooling will boost and produce educated gentry in fact an educated nation.

Author Biographies

Imran Ali Mangrio
Ph.D Scholar, School of Law, University of Karachi. Email: mangrio.imran28feb@gmail.com
Dr. Saima Tabassum
Chairperson /Associate Professor, Department of Business Administration, Sindh Madressatul Islam University, Karachi. Email: saimatabassum@smiu.edu.pk

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Published
2020-07-01