IN KP, PARENTS STILL PREFER PRIVATE OVER PUBLIC SCHOOLS

IN KP, PARENTS STILL PREFER PRIVATE OVER PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Organisation: News Lens Pakistan (Pakistan)

Publication Date: 03/23/2017

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This data driven story is about Elementary and Secondary Education north west province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Pakistan. The goal of this project to explore the reality of KP where the local government bring education emergency in the province and even many of the reports they published that we have success which is the main indicators to deeply investigate the maters and compare with current figures of student enrollments, cost and student, teacher ratio in both private and public schools. and the targeted audience was common person and policy makers, in the Initial this is what we discover the leading lines for my project 'Public spending on elementary and secondary education (ESE) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province is up. However, parents are increasingly choosing private schools despite only marginally higher performance rates among private school students. Official data shows an 8 percent annual increase in private school enrollment over the last 2 years. The results are perturbing. Over half of the students in both private and public schools cannot pass basic mathematics and literacy tests'

What makes this project innovative? What was its impact?

Three things make this data driven story interesting and innovative; which attracts audience to read the story as this story originally publish over the 'News Lens' website where we find the most read/view story of the website yet. first things making this story in three parts to make it easy for audience to easily understand the story reason, and second to visualize the data that our reader easily can identify the trend in the data, and third newsy headline which attract user to look at the graph and trend over there.

Technologies used for this project:

1.Google Advance Search Engine (To search the needy data over internet) 2.WebScraper (to scrap the online content) 3.Tableau (to convert pdf tables into csv format) 4.Excel (to clean and analysis purpose) 5.PikToChart (to create interactive visualizations) 6.Bootstrap (to make the whole theme for this data driven story) 7.Adobe Photoshop (to design icons for this data driven story)
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