Faisal Bari

An interesting initiative

An interesting initiative

Asking students to suddenly start participating in decision-making is going to be hard. Updated 24 May, 2024 09:05am
NON-FICTION: The crisis of everything

NON-FICTION: The crisis of everything

A collection of essays by experts analyses the multiple, simultaneous crises facing Pakistan in the political, economic, Published 19 May, 2024 07:38am
Merging for what?

Merging for what?

The concern is that if the government is thinking of cutting costs through the merger, we might even lose the functionality levels we currently have. Updated 16 May, 2024 09:14am
Education emergency

Education emergency

The current situation is the result of the choices that we have made and are still making. Updated 10 May, 2024 09:08am
Support for boys

Support for boys

For many low-income homes keeping a male child in school has a significant opportunity cost. Published 29 Mar, 2024 07:26am
Punjabi in schools

Punjabi in schools

Teaching in Punjabi in the early years makes sense for large areas in the province. Updated 15 Mar, 2024 09:26am
NON-FICTION: HOW WE GOT HERE

NON-FICTION: HOW WE GOT HERE

A comparable development story of Pakistan, India and Bangladesh and sectoral data and analysis can be very useful for those who Published 03 Mar, 2024 08:45am
Karachi diary

Karachi diary

If govts could focus a bit more on infrastructure and transportation, the heart of Pakistan would be able to pump a lot more life and activity. Updated 01 Mar, 2024 10:05am
New realities

New realities

Is the descent into fascism inevitable? One hopes not. Updated 16 Feb, 2024 10:24am
Education and manifestos

Education and manifestos

The promise to raise education expenditure to 4-5pc of GDP is an old one. Updated 02 Feb, 2024 10:30am
AI in education

AI in education

If artificial intelligence delivers on its promise, it will change the education sector significantly. Updated 19 Jan, 2024 10:57am
Tourism and mindset

Tourism and mindset

The security lens for looking at everyone who comes to Pakistan will need to change. Published 22 Dec, 2023 06:49am
Mathematics and science

Mathematics and science

Basic science education, the backbone of any applied work, needs state support and patronage. Published 08 Dec, 2023 07:01am
Facing the abyss

Facing the abyss

The tragedy is that we do not even realise what we have done to ourselves. Updated 24 Nov, 2023 08:55am
The tuition market

The tuition market

Private tuitions make the education field even more uneven. Published 10 Nov, 2023 08:04am
Taxing times

Taxing times

What does the state want to do? Kill the salaried? Updated 27 Oct, 2023 09:29am