International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

1947-2008 Evaluation of Elementary Education in Pakistan
Azra Shakoor, Muhammad Azeem, Dr. Ashiq Hussain Dogar, Zakia Khatoon

Abstract
Elementary education plays a vital role in the education system of the country. Therefore many targets are set for the improvement of elementary education in the educational policies and five years plans from 1947 to date. In this research project the motive was to evaluate the targets and achievements of elementary education more productive and useful. The research project revolves around the historical method of research. Elementary education is discussed by year-to-year with respect of plans and educational policies. From the first-five year plan (1955-60) to eighth five-year plan (1993-1998) a great amount of money was reserved at public and private sector for elementary education. Major findings show that these plans and educational policies, unfortunately, were not fully implemented or strictly followed in the field of education. If these plans and policies were strictly followed we were on the road of progress and stood side by side with developed countries.

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