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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Pakistan: Schools remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what support they will provide to the government of Pakistan to help incentivise parents from marginalised religious minorities to send their children to school, following reports that many such parents view school as a waste of time owing to the lack of opportunities in higher education. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
unstar this property uin HL16185 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
star this property answer text <p>DFID education programmes support a range of interventions to improve equity and inclusion in education, targeting the most marginalised communities, including religious minorities. This includes providing secondary and higher education scholarships to help incentivise parents from marginalised communities to send their children to school. In Punjab, scholarships have been provided to over 50,000 girls from poor families that reside in the most remote and marginalized districts of Punjab, some with a significant population of minority groups. Since 2010, DFID’s skills Development Programme has trained over 332,000 poor and vulnerable people to improve their employment prospects. This includes more than 3,800 people from religious minorities. The programme aims to provide training to a further 5,000 people from religious minorities by 2021.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2019-06-19T11:30:27.787Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T11:30:27.787Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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738
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
1012295
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Pakistan: Schools remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps she is taking to help tackle bias in schools in Pakistan among children from all faith groups which has led in some cases to false blasphemy accusations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
unstar this property uin 194570 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
star this property answer text <p>The majority of DFID’s investment in education in Pakistan is undertaken in partnership with the provincial governments in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. These investments have supported nearly 10 million children of all faiths in primary and nearly 6 million in secondary schools. In Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa DFID is also supporting provincial governments to train teachers, revise textbooks and curricula to improve content that promotes positive attitudes towards religious and other minorities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-11-27T17:15:25.99Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-27T17:15:25.99Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
997067
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-29more like thismore than 2018-10-29
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Pakistan: Schools remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports of the case of a Christian school boy in Pakistan who was excluded from class and beaten for being accused of tainting the school’s water by touching the tap; and whether they will establish whether UK aid is used to support schools such as this. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
unstar this property uin HL11071 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government of Punjab has taken swift action and the head teacher of the school concerned has been suspended pending a full investigation. The Pakistan Human Rights Minister and civil society have publicly supported this timely action. UK aid is not directed to individual schools in Punjab. In partnership with provincial governments DFID has supported over nine million children in primary and over five million in secondary schools to gain an education in Pakistan.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2018-11-05T14:31:34.947Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-05T14:31:34.947Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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738
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
760015
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star this property date less than 2017-09-13more like thismore than 2017-09-13
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Pakistan: Schools remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the meeting of Lord Alton of Liverpool and Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne with the Minister of State at the Department for International Development, Rory Stewart MP, about the role of school textbooks and the school curriculum in Pakistan in describing non-Muslims, what progress has been made in promoting inclusive educational approaches in that country. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
unstar this property uin HL1571 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-21more like thismore than 2017-09-21
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s education programmes in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab provinces continue to support provincial governments in the ongoing process to update and revise textbooks. In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab lower secondary textbooks are now the focus. Through the Ilm Two programme DFID is directly supporting the production of additional reading materials that specifically focus on religious tolerance and inclusion. DFID is also engaged with Federal Government consultations on a new draft National Curriculum which is in its early stages. The Federal Government has also agreed minimum standards for educational quality which were adopted by provinces this year. These standards set the quality criteria for learners, curriculum, textbooks<strong>,</strong> teachers and assessment and form the basis for the current textbook reform.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-09-21T12:01:46.573Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-21T12:01:46.573Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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738
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
662699
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-12-20more like thismore than 2016-12-20
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Pakistan: Schools remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 5 December (HL3360), which organisation or agency independently assessed that the implementation of the 2006 national curriculum by the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was based on the values of democracy, pluralism and peace. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
unstar this property uin HL4305 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-01-05more like thismore than 2017-01-05
star this property answer text <p>The assessment was provided in the review undertaken by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit. This is a German development organisation, commonly known as GIZ and owned by the German government. The September 2013 review, ‘An Overview of Curriculum Reform’, examined the implementation of the 2006 national curriculum across Pakistan.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-01-05T15:32:56.26Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-05T15:32:56.26Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
662700
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-12-20more like thismore than 2016-12-20
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Pakistan: Schools remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 5 December (HL3360), what consideration was given by the Department for International Development to other international and local assessments of the implementation of the 2006 national curriculum by the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
unstar this property uin HL4306 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-01-05more like thismore than 2017-01-05
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Development has taken into consideration a number of reports over recent years which have looked, in part, at implementation of the 2006 national curriculum. These include the November 2011 report from the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, ‘Connecting the Dots: Education and Religious Discrimination in Pakistan’. The Department is currently supporting the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to review its textbooks with the aim of improving overall quality and reducing all forms of bias. This work will be completed by March 2018.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-01-05T16:00:19.247Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-05T16:00:19.247Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this