ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Coalition for Education (PCE) and Intermedia Pakistan will hold a consultation on ‘Education for All: the Role of Media’ today (Tuesday).
The consultation aims at creating close coordination between development practitioners and journalists to facilitate improved reporting on education and advocate for the right to education for all. The media representatives will be updated on the situation of access to education in the country along with charting the pathways for creating effective linkages between activists and journalists.
This workshop will lead to the creation of an action agenda to effectively take up education related issues at the relevant forums. PCE and inter-media are undertaking an initiative to enlist the support of the media to ensure the right to free and compulsory education enshrined in Pakistan’s Constitution.
PCE undertakes policy advocacy on education related issues, such as policy, governance and financing. The coalition has been actively collaborating with various civil society stakeholders including education practitioners, academics, media representatives, organizations, networks, and policymakers to create a critical mass for facilitating a positive change and improving upon the overall education scenario.
Intermedia Pakistan is an independent media development and communications development organisation. Intermedia Pakistan’s vision statement aims at ‘supporting freedom of expression, access to information and citizens making informed opinions and decisions as a means of promoting an informed, democratic and tolerant society.