Even now the government has said they are listening, but they have not said how they are listening.
Education in Pakistan desperately needs reform. A book argues that without a larger advocacy movement that puts pressure on...
For every post, or type of post or job, we have to find the right criterion by which we should judge the suitability of a person.
There are no minimum standards available in service delivery.
It is unlikely that universities can go back to full, face-to-face teaching soon.
Is the private sector able to manage the ‘human agency’ of teachers better than the public sector?...
It will keep getting harder for illiterate or barely literate individuals to have fulfilling careers.
The gap between the formal legal system and what the people face is large...
Creating learning and feedback loops is important to reduce accidents, but this aspect remains missing in most organisations.
When developed nations decided to invest in education they weren’t as rich as they are today.
No major new initiatives have been undertaken to address issues such as out-of-school children.
A pioneering book discusses concepts of economics and development in everyday Urdu language, and how to change policies...
The cost of not doing anything about them in terms of learning losses and dropouts are going to be very large.
Will the government have a rethink and recalibrate?
The future is bleak if we do not focus on the education and skills of our children and youth.
Even the right to dignity that is due to all citizens cannot be taken for granted.
There is no incentive to look for training and no incentives for providing it.
Once personality is invoked, abuse, as happens on Twitter, is not far behind.
Our policy confuses the medium-of-instruction debate with the language-acquisition debate.
There is ample evidence that quality of teaching makes a significant difference in student learning outcomes.