Ismat Riaz

Tackling policy

This decision to make all schools English medium has primarily been taken to bring uniformity in the education ... Published 23 Feb, 2014 08:18am
Community involvement: Back to school

Community involvement: Back to school

The current year has been ushered in with another girl’s school being blown up in Charsadda. Over the past few... Published 12 Jan, 2014 07:31am
Lending life to libraries

Lending life to libraries

Historically, the area covered by Pakistan has been home to at least one highly urban civilisation nearly 4,000 to... Updated 24 Nov, 2013 06:00pm

Belief systems: Where are the values?

The recent controversy sparked by the teaching of comparative religions (included in the curriculum of a private... Published 13 Oct, 2013 07:37am

Imbalance: Apartheid now

A few years back, the United States of America came up with the catch phrase “No child left behind” and the... Published 22 Sep, 2013 09:24am

Globalisation: Grounded in culture

This year Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at the largest mosque in Chicago, USA, had nearly a thousand people who turned up in... Updated 08 Sep, 2013 08:34am

Study content: Revising textbooks

“Only the teacher and, perhaps, a blackboard and writing materials are found as universally as the textbook in our... Updated 25 Aug, 2013 08:10am