Faisal Bari

Pathways for reform

Pathways for reform

Even now the government has said they are listening, but they have not said how they are listening. Updated 17 Sep, 2021 08:11am
Selection matters

Selection matters

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. Published 03 Sep, 2021 08:08am
Fall semester uncertainties

Fall semester uncertainties

It is unlikely that universities can go back to full, face-to-face teaching soon. Published 06 Aug, 2021 08:19am
Managing human agency

Managing human agency

Is the private sector able to manage the ‘human agency’ of teachers better than the public sector?... Published 24 Jul, 2021 07:24am
Bold initiatives needed

Bold initiatives needed

It will keep getting harder for illiterate or barely literate individuals to have fulfilling careers. Updated 09 Jul, 2021 07:38am
Laws for people?

Laws for people?

The gap between the formal legal system and what the people face is large... Published 25 Jun, 2021 06:29am
Learning and follow-up

Learning and follow-up

Creating learning and feedback loops is important to reduce accidents, but this aspect remains missing in most organisations. Updated 11 Jun, 2021 07:57am
Educating all children

Educating all children

When developed nations decided to invest in education they weren’t as rich as they are today. Published 28 May, 2021 07:43am
Not much in education

Not much in education

No major new initiatives have been undertaken to address issues such as out-of-school children. Updated 30 Apr, 2021 09:29am
Education disrupted

Education disrupted

The cost of not doing anything about them in terms of learning losses and dropouts are going to be very large. Updated 16 Apr, 2021 08:31am
New ideas needed

New ideas needed

The future is bleak if we do not focus on the education and skills of our children and youth. Updated 19 Mar, 2021 08:33am
Manifestations of raw power

Manifestations of raw power

Even the right to dignity that is due to all citizens cannot be taken for granted. Published 05 Mar, 2021 07:28am
The educated mind

The educated mind

Once personality is invoked, abuse, as happens on Twitter, is not far behind. Published 05 Feb, 2021 08:20am
Language mess

Language mess

Our policy confuses the medium-of-instruction debate with the language-acquisition debate. Updated 22 Jan, 2021 08:46am
The worst of worlds

The worst of worlds

There is ample evidence that quality of teaching makes a significant difference in student learning outcomes. Updated 08 Jan, 2021 08:21am