Sindh Minister for Education and Mines & Minerals, Syed Sardar Ali Shah, announced on Wednesday that out-of-school children in the province will be provided a facility to complete their studies through a non-formal education strategy. Geo reported on Wednesday.

A non-formal education authority will be established, which will work with the collaboration of UNICEF and through public-private partnerships. 

The remarks came during a meeting on Wednesday in Karachi with Education Secretary Sindh Zahid Ali Abbasi and other officials.


Education minister explained that through a non-formal strategy, a child who is out of school will complete his/her education up to eighth grade within four years. He also said that almost two million children in Sindh will be able to get benefit from the facility.

He also stated that Sindh is the only province that will take initiatives for out-of-school children in the form of non-formal education.

He stated that non-formal education centres will be established in areas where the number of out-of-school children is high.