Faisal Bari

Hippocratic oath: a myth

There is no primary doctor who coordinates with other specialists. Published Jan 15, 2016 01:01am

Institutional quality & regression

Short of a major shake-up, can we ensure the presence of quality-assurance mechanisms in institutions? Published Jan 01, 2016 01:21am

No quick or easy wins

Successive governments have failed to provide a consistent policy for the automobile sector. Published Dec 18, 2015 01:35am

Thinking about quality

Students are just not able to go beyond the definitions of what they have learnt. Published Dec 04, 2015 01:08am

Shame of inequality

The story is one about poverty and the extremes of inequality this society appears to be willing to live with. Published Nov 20, 2015 01:50am

Regulation under threat

Effective regulators are needed to provide at least a semblance of checks on the executive. Published Oct 23, 2015 01:02am

Quality and teacher training

There are hundreds of thousands of teachers who need to have access to good training. Published Oct 09, 2015 01:44am

A study in hypocrisy

Only when fees are going beyond the reach of middle-income groups do we hear calls for regulation. Published Sep 25, 2015 02:09am

Differences in abilities

There is a tremendous taboo on talking about or facing ability issues in Pakistan. Published Sep 11, 2015 01:52am

Good for what?

Even after 12 years of education, Amjad was barely literate. Published Aug 28, 2015 12:57pm

Education and careers

Undergraduate degrees should not be seen as being tied too closely to job prospects. Published Aug 14, 2015 01:11am

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