Faisal Bari

Relief & rehabilitation

Relief & rehabilitation

How do we make policies — and we will need innovative policies — to address vulnerability?

Published May 15, 2020 06:40am
The uneven playing field

The uneven playing field

If online classes are to allow students to learn, households need to develop SOPs.

Published May 01, 2020 04:59am
The experience so far

The experience so far

Our online teaching practices vary with the needs of each course.

Published Apr 17, 2020 06:07am
Online learning

Online learning

Access is, in fact, the most straightforward of issues to address right now.

Published Apr 03, 2020 06:52am
Education: looking forward

Education: looking forward

The HEC and most universities are already looking at online teaching as an alternative.

Published Mar 20, 2020 07:15am
NON-FICTION: UNEQUAL LIVES

NON-FICTION: UNEQUAL LIVES

A new book argues that well-designed and implemented public policies can indeed have significant impacts in reducing

Published Mar 15, 2020 08:40am
Challenging interests

Challenging interests

All these recent movements ask for rights that are enshrined in the basic document of the country.

Updated Mar 06, 2020 08:25am
Something’s got to give

Something’s got to give

So, it seems, satisfaction with macro-level indicators can coexist with micro-level misery.

Published Feb 21, 2020 07:06am
The future of funding

The future of funding

Even before the cuts, the approved funds were less than what the HEC had asked for

Published Feb 07, 2020 07:06am
Engagement is key

Engagement is key

If there are no opportunities for the youth of today, how can they become the leaders of tomorrow?

Published Jan 24, 2020 07:40am
Taxes and then some

Taxes and then some

The FBR tax shortfall is not good news; it means that further adjustments might be made.

Published Jan 10, 2020 06:58am
Burden of adjustment

Burden of adjustment

The government will have to pursue policies that limit the impact of structural adjustments.

Published Dec 27, 2019 07:08am
Higher education funding cuts

Higher education funding cuts

Students dropping out of university today are not likely to return to their education tomorrow.

Updated Dec 13, 2019 09:20am
Confusions galore

Confusions galore

Governments have been unable to deliver a coherent policy to prioritise education under austerity.

Published Nov 29, 2019 07:05am
No data on disability

No data on disability

More information is required to understand the needs of our differently abled children.

Published Oct 18, 2019 07:08am
One curriculum?

One curriculum?

The government is seeing the uniformity matter as a means for addressing issues of equity.

Updated Oct 04, 2019 07:36am
Closing minds?

Closing minds?

Attempts to control every aspect of student life betray a deep distrust of young people.

Updated Sep 20, 2019 07:24am
Reforming institutions

Reforming institutions

What promises were made the last time, or the last many times, that custodial deaths occurred?

Published Sep 06, 2019 07:04am
No cakewalk for businesses

No cakewalk for businesses

Businesses require complex contracting. They have a whole range of relationships that they need to forge.

Published Aug 23, 2019 07:26am