Certificate courses sample.jpgYouth and Education

In-person short course​

​April 10-24, 2023​

​Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Pakistan​


Purpose of the Course

This course takes a problem-based approach to the issues of Pakistan's education system, and seeks to teach students how to think strategically about solving for large-scale issues while considering the challenges/ground realities this involves. In particular it looks at both systems at a country level as well as social institutions that must be considered when working towards any solution in the development sector.  This course includes developing a deep understanding of the education space from a policy to a grassroots level; learning how to analyze data for effective decision making; and the importance of theory and social context when developing solutions to systemic problems in the education sector.​

Expected Learning Outcomes of the Course

By the end of the course, students will

  • gain an understanding of education theory as it relates to contemporary issues in South Asia
  • discuss issues in the area of education in Pakistan (i.e.-primary, secondary, tertiary)
  • analyse data as it relates to education policy
  • demonstrate critical thinking and reasoning skills                                                 
  • be able to engage in a reflective process       
  • be able to formulate written opinions grounded in data, potentially for publication                                                                        

Faculty Member and their biography/credentials.

Timing​: 2 Weeks; Lectures on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays (10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, and 24 April) from 14:00 - 15:00

Venue: Online

Cost: Rs. 9,000

Register ​