ITA was formed and registered in June 2000. ITA’s primary focus is comprehensive education reform beginning with public sector schools, which are in a state of decay and degeneration. It also works with other sectors of basic education in non-formal and literacy programs for the disadvantaged groups such as child labor, destitute, women and youth. ITA works across formal, non-formal education from, ECE up to secondary levels and for teacher education, in pre-service, in-service and certification programs. Policy and advocacy are an embedded focus of the organization. ITA is in the business of developing workable and upgraded education models as well as social policy guidelines. These are appropriate for urban and rural situations alike across the education spectrum for public and non-elite private schools/institutions. It believes in working through and with partners across local communities, districts and provinces. ITA’s critical partner for action is the public sector at all levels and its institutions.
ITA’s partners include Community Based Organizations (CBOs), NGOs, INGOs, district governments, provincial/federal governments, private corporate sector, philanthropists, expatriate Pakistanis and donors.
The current work and partnerships extend across Lahore, Sheikhupura, Kasur, Rawalpindi, Sahiwal, Gujrat, Jhang, Chiniot, Multan, Muzaffargarh, Chakwal, Rahim Yar Khan, Miyanwali, Faisalabad, Nankana, Sindh, Balochistan (Gwadar, Jaffarababad, Quetta, Sibi) NWFP (Charsadda, Swabi, D.I.Khan/Peshawar), FATA, Islamabad Capital Territory and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). ITA is open to working in contiguous districts within and across provinces. In all four provinces and areas ITA works through its teacher educator/professional development program “teachers without frontiers’
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Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. OUP Pakistan is committed to promoting the reading culture and to improving the intellectual content of life in Pakistan. It has an extensive school and college textbook publishing programme, which addresses the need for books that are both of high quality and specific to the environment. It has gained a reputation for publishing well-researched academic and general books, which are considered to be authoritative and definitive works on Pakistan.
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The Foundation Open Society Institute–Pakistan’s key areas of activity are education, media, government transparency and accountability, justice and human rights, and economic policy. The largest efforts continue to be in the area of education. The office is committed to ensuring quality education for all children in Pakistan by supporting research and advocacy work by NGO coalitions, research and educational institutions, and teachers’ associations.
The office supports a number of pilot projects in both rural and urban areas that bring the government and civil society groups together to improve education quality in public and private institutions, especially through projects for teacher training, early childhood education, and school governance.