Children
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Inside Pakistan's school without teachers

It will be more than 70 years before all children have access to primary school, a report from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization says.

In Pakistan, fewer than a third of children are learning the basics in reading and maths.

Aleem Maqbool reports from a school in Sindh province, in the south-east of the country, where there are no teachers and buildings are empty - but still receives government funding for teachers.

  • 29 Jan 2014
  • From the section Asia
Go to next video: Pakistan 'hero' proposed for award