Dawn News

Faisal Bari

Reimagining education

Most students live in local contexts, but they do not exist in local contexts. Published Jul 31, 2015 03:40am

Separate but equal?

Access to education in Pakistan varies by income level of parents, geographical location and gender of children. Published Jul 17, 2015 02:58am

Creative solutions

The shortage of female teachers for mathematics and science is felt everywhere in the country. Published Jul 03, 2015 01:20am

Quality, skills and practice

Poor quality, lack of timely delivery and absence of pride in one’s skills are part of the economic puzzle. Published Jun 19, 2015 02:08am

Getting to school

Unaffordable transport costs continue to deprive girls of an education. Published Jun 05, 2015 05:12am

State responsibilities

Teachers, thinkers and writers shape our future. It is these very people we are trying to silence. Updated May 08, 2015 10:04am

Anti-competitive practices

Are schools justified in charging fees in quarterly chunks and demanding advance payment? Updated Apr 24, 2015 02:52am

Market development

If an industry starts going down the incentives path, only the poorest-quality item will be produced. Published Apr 10, 2015 01:55am

Women and work

Can a country afford to under-utilise resources and still perform economically? Published Mar 27, 2015 02:18am

Opening up markets

The motorcycle market has expanded rapidly, even in the peri-urban and rural areas. Published Mar 13, 2015 01:28am

Missing export focus

Frequent policy changes by the government have not helped Pakistani manufacturers. Published Feb 27, 2015 01:15am

Learning and experience

Students are brilliant at learning but can’t connect this with the world they live in. Published Feb 13, 2015 02:21am

Justice: can we do better?

The state and society have been indifferent to the plight of the majority of our children. Published Jan 30, 2015 02:29am

Imposing faith

Do children become better human beings by studying religion as a compulsory subject? Published Jan 02, 2015 01:41am

Waste and optimality

The fact that we need to change the way we use water has not fully sunk in. Published Dec 19, 2014 02:16am

Insecurity unlimited

Is creating a feeling of profound insecurity in a community not the definition of terror? Updated Dec 05, 2014 06:20am

Optimal regulation

The ineffectiveness of the regulatory structures is evident to all. Published Nov 21, 2014 02:22am

Corruption by any name

The problem worsens when society starts expecting a certain level of dishonesty. Published Nov 07, 2014 06:25am