PAKISTAN: Struggle to raise university language skillsThe Guardian.
To date the English Language Teaching Reforms, or ELTR, project has provided English language teaching training to 1,540 staff and updated teaching resources at 64 state-funded campuses at a cost of $600,000. In May the government body responsible for tertiary-level reform, the Higher Education Commission (HEC), launched the second phase of the programme, with a budget of $650,000 and a target to train a further 1,400 teachers by 2013.
But the size of the problem and slow pace of improvement have left some observers questioning the ELTR strategy.
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