About PIE

National Education Assessment System-NEAS

Our Mission

Promoting quality learning among children of Pakistan.

Our Vision

To carry out fair and valid national assessments with the overall objective of enhancing quality, equity and access to education.

NEAS Introduction

The National Education Assessment System-NEAS has been institutionalized in Pakistan at national level with the cooperation of Provincial and Area Assessment Centers. Initially, NEAS and its sister provincial and area education assessment organizations were established as five years development project, with the financial assistance of the World Bank and Department for International Development (DfID) in year 2003. Realizing its significance in the education system, NEAS was made a regular feature of the education system before the closure of its project life. Now NEAS is a subordinate office under Ministry of Federal Education & Professional Training.

Our Objectives

Informing Policy:

the extent to which geography and gender are linked to inequality in student performance;

Monitoring Standards:

how well the curricula are translated into knowledge and skills;

Identifying Correlates of Achievement:

the principal determinants of student performance; and,

Directing Teachers' Efforts and Raising Students' Achievement:

assisting teachers to use data to improve student performance.