Faisal Bari

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
Transparency & fairness

Transparency & fairness

Citizens need information to be able to ask questions about the system. Published 25 Dec, 2020 07:26am
Who will pay?

Who will pay?

Our society must decide whether or not we want to give quality education to all children. Published 11 Dec, 2020 08:11am
Who you gonna call: teachers

Who you gonna call: teachers

By sheer determination, Ahmad was able to keep his students afloat while schools were closed. Published 27 Nov, 2020 07:46am
Uncertain pathways ahead

Uncertain pathways ahead

Everyone can see there is pre-election manipulation in the form of making people leave and join other parties. Updated 13 Nov, 2020 08:00am
Difficult times

Difficult times

A lot of families are going through very difficult times. Updated 30 Oct, 2020 08:16am
Disruptions to learning

Disruptions to learning

Parents are being forced to cut back on educating their children, especially daughters. Published 16 Oct, 2020 07:46am
Women in the informal sector

Women in the informal sector

While Covid-19 increased financial pressures, it also reduced women’s ability to leave their homes. Updated 18 Sep, 2020 07:58am
Online teaching

Online teaching

What was once confined to a room can now be opened up to the world. Published 04 Sep, 2020 07:27am
Support for teachers

Support for teachers

The need to adapt to the pandemic will continue to place heavy demands on educators. Published 21 Aug, 2020 06:49am
Beyond the content

Beyond the content

Can the SNC really achieve its purported goal of reducing inequity in education? Published 07 Aug, 2020 07:39am