The government of the Punjab afternoon school program has a big offer to deliver education opportunities today for children at all primary and high levels. Under this Insaf Afternoon School Program project, the students of primary and Middle Schools will be converter middle and high school levels respectively across Punjab.
Insaf Afternoon School Program
The great motto of the Insaf Afternoon School Program has been launched by Punjab Education Sector Reforms Program (PESRP). The Insaf Afternoon School program aims to provide equitable educational opportunities for children in areas where access to schools remains a challenge with low enrollment rates and high dropout rates.
The program is designed to “upgrade” existing elementary or middle schools to the middle school or high school level respectively, allowing students to move to higher grades within the same building. This provides easy access for students and leads to an increase in their retention.
It has resulted in a very cost-effective solution and is currently ongoing in 577 schools across 22 districts in Punjab, where more than 20,000 children have been enrolled so far. Given the promising result, the Punjab government is planning to extend this initiative to the remaining 14 provinces as well.