The Challenges of Out-of-School Children (Oosc)


  • Sadaf Anees Sheikh Sindh Education Foundation, Government of Sindh, Pakistan Author


primary education, literacy rate, dropout, challenges


Sindh has the second-highest number around (6 million) of OOSC. More than 50 percent of children drop out at the primary level, and 27% drop out while transitioning from primary to elementary. This Paper investigates segregation across different fields of study. The provincially representative data and literature are used to understand the situation. Analysis showed a positive correlation between access and basic facilities. The Paper conclusively proves that improving access to education, infrastructure, allied services, and provision of teachers will decrease dropouts, hence a reduction in OOSC. It is also essential to address other challenges.


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The Challenges of Out-of-School Children (Oosc). (2023). International Research Journal of Management and Social Sciences, 4(4), 297-310.

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