New plan to ‘mainstream’ Pakistan’s madrassas faces hurdles

The government of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province this month placed some 3,000 madrassas (seminaries) under direct control of its own education department. As such, the government will monitor the registration of students, as well as the curricula and examination processes undertaken at these institutions, which educate millions of youngsters. The move is intended to […]