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The public education system
is failing to deliver

We are at a critical junction right now.

As a nation, we have struggled to provide equal and quality education for all. According to the 2016 United Nations Global Education Monitoring Report, Pakistan is more than 50 years behind in its school education targets.

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We are not creating quality teachers.
We are not creating enough teachers.

Research shows that teachers are the greatest determinant of student success1 yet the teaching profession is not the first choice of the vast majority of students. Parents describe government teachers as unmotivated, not concerned about children or simply never in school2.

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Our institutions need help.

A 2014 study3 of government teacher education institutions observed that most of these institutions are deficient in infrastructure, knowledge and human resource to adequately train professional teachers.

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The Durbeen promise

Born in response to the ever widening gap between public and private education, we aim to address these challenges by creating world class teachers for our government schools.

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Sources:
1 World Bank. 2018.World Development Report 2018: Learning toRealize Education’s Promise. Washington, DC: World Bank
2 Naviwala, N. (2016). Pakistan Education Crisis: The Real Story. Washington D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Centre
3 Mahmood, K. (2014). The Silent Revolution: Rethinking Teacher Education in Pakistan. Journal of Research and Reflections in Education, 8(2), 146-161.

The public education system
is failing to deliver

We are at a critical junction right now.

As a nation, we have struggled to provide equal and quality education for all. According to the 2016 United Nations Global Education Monitoring Report, Pakistan is more than 50 years behind in its school education targets.

scroll down to read more

We are not creating quality teachers.
We are not creating enough teachers.

Research shows that teachers are the greatest determinant of student success yet the teaching profession is not the first choice of the vast majority of students. Parents describe government teachers as unmotivated, not concerned about children or simply never in school.

scroll down to read more

Our institutions need help.

A 2014 study of government teacher education institutions observed that most of these institutions are deficient in infrastructure, knowledge and human resource to adequately train professional teachers.

scroll down to read more

The Durbeen promise

Born in response to the ever widening gap between public and private education, we aim to address these challenges by creating world class teachers for our government schools.

Click here to learn more

Sources:
1 World Bank. 2018.World Development Report 2018: Learning toRealize Education’s Promise. Washington, DC: World Bank
2 Naviwala, N. (2016). Pakistan Education Crisis: The Real Story. Washington D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Centre
3 Mahmood, K. (2014). The Silent Revolution: Rethinking Teacher Education in Pakistan. Journal of Research and Reflections in Education, 8(2), 146-161.

The solution to better government schools is better government teachers. This is what we do.

Get in touch

Our Head Office is currently situated at GECE Hussainabad; the campus for our pilot project. Reach out to us through any of the ways below. You may also click on any of our social media icons on the left and send us a message there!

Email: info@durbeen.pk

Mailing Address:
Government Elementary College of Education, Hussainabad
Federal B Area, Block 2, Karachi
Mobile: +92 331 5550715
Phone: +92 21 99333002