Improvement of the Learning Design and Teaching-Learning Processes

A project aimed at developing the capacity of curriculum, textbook, and teacher training bodies in the Balochistan province.​

​Duration: September 2023-October 2024 
Target area: Balochistan
Funding organisation: Global Partnership for Education (GPE) and the European Union (EU)

The Aga Khan University's Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED) has signed an agreement with the Education Department, Government of Balochistan, and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to develop the capacity of curriculum, textbook, and teacher training bodies in the province. The project is funded by the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) and the European Union (EU). 

Under the project, AKU-IED will provide technical assistance and work in close collaboration with the Education Department's technical subsections, including the Bureau of Curriculum, Balochistan Textbook Board, Provincial Institute of Teacher Education, Directorate of Education (Schools), and Balochistan Examination and Assessment Commission.​ Read more​

Expected Outcomes​

  • Conduct a research-based review of the curriculum and schemes of studies for foundational literacy and numeracy and revise the scheme of studies.​

  • Conduct a snap assessment of learning outcomes to establish the baseline and causes underlying low literacy and numeracy skills levels.

  • Review and revise teaching-learning materials for foundational literacy and numeracy.

  • Develop and implement an in-service teacher training program on foundational literacy and num​eracy based on the revised learning design.

  • Develop teacher guides/ manuals to support the use of revised textbooks, including structured guidelines for classroom teaching, primarily covering multi-grade settings and TaRL.

  • Strengthen and support the existing middle-level teacher training programme in Balochistan.

  • Review and update the protocols for the development of textbooks and conduct training for the capacity strengthening of textbook writers.​

  • Prepare an SLO review report and develop a catch-path/strategy.