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close this bookClimbing the Ladder: A Case Study of the Women's Secondary Education Programme of Allama Iqbal Open University, Pakistan (IBE, 1999, 34 p.)
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Riffat Haque and Syeda Najeeba Batool



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About the author

Riffat Haque (Pakistan)

Specialist in non-formal and distance education. Assistant professor and programme manager at the Institute of Mass Education of the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU), Pakistan. Joined the University in 1986 as Project Co-ordinator of the Women’s Secondary Education Programme (WSEP) and has worked with the programme for the past thirteen years.

Syeda Najeeba Battool (Pakistan)

Masters degree in Public Administration. Former Research and Evaluation Co-ordinator of the Women’s Secondary Education Programme. Currently working in the Institute for Mass Education of the Allama Iqbal Open University as a lecturer and administrator of short-term education programmes.


Allama Iqbal Open University
Institute of Mass Education
Sector H-8, Islamabad, Pakistan

Published in 1999
by the International Bureau of Education,
P.O. Box 199, 1211 Geneva 20,
Printed in Switzerland by PCL.
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