the Education Sector
Bookgroup was founded in 1988 by
teachers of the C.A.S. School as a non-profit, educational research
organization. It's main objective is to initiate institutional reform
in the education sector.
The strategy of the Bookgroup is
- To redefine the content of learning
by developing and printing alternative textbooks and teachers' guides
which serve as instruments of change;
- By working closely with government
and private sector schools;
- To dialogue with the government,
on the basis of these interventions, for reviewing its education policies
and bringing about a fundamental change in the public sector schooling
so that students of modest means may also receive quality education.
Bookgroup has printed over 170 modern,
colourful and pedagogically sound alternative textbooks for school-age
children, and are being used by more than 2000 high-to low-fee schools
In 1995, on the initiative of Bookgroup,
the proposal made to the Aga Khan University (AKU) for establishing
The Aga Khan Examination Board was approved through an Ordinance in
April 2003 by the Federal Ministry of Education.