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Faisal Bari

Improving teaching standards

Improving teaching standards

Good teachers matter in student learning, but the question is how to find and train them. Published Apr 20, 2018 07:23am
Autonomy within regulation

Autonomy within regulation

How do we decide what private school owners are able to do in their schools? Published Apr 06, 2018 06:44am
Completing school education

Completing school education

There are still districts in the country that do not have even a single high school for girls. Published Mar 09, 2018 04:12am
Manifestos and education

Manifestos and education

A key priority needs to be planning for the implementation of Article 25-A. Published Feb 23, 2018 07:25am
Undergraduate blues

Undergraduate blues

There is a crisis in higher education. Demand has vastly outstripped supply. Published Feb 09, 2018 06:26am
Where we stand

Where we stand

What is the responsibility of an individual who sees another person being harmed? Published Jan 26, 2018 06:19am
An extortionist state

An extortionist state

The real rub lies in the unfairness of the tax system. Hardly a million people file their tax returns. Published Dec 29, 2017 06:22am
Equality as moral imperative

Equality as moral imperative

Looking after the interest of the weakest in society must be a part of any basic social contract. Published Dec 15, 2017 07:05am
Safety or convenience?

Safety or convenience?

Wearing of helmets by motorcycle riders can reduce the incidence of head injuries by 90pc. Published Dec 01, 2017 07:04am
Misconceptions about schools

Misconceptions about schools

The quality of education in both public- and private-sector schools needs to be improved. Published Nov 17, 2017 06:55am
On giving

On giving

Not having institutions that you can trust can have a dampening effect on philanthropic giving. Published Nov 03, 2017 07:01am
Thinking critically — really?

Thinking critically — really?

We live in a society where space, even for conversations amongst friends, has shrunk drastically. Published Oct 20, 2017 01:15am
The powers that be

The powers that be

Not only do they defy the rules, they think it is the right thing to do as well. Published Oct 06, 2017 01:12am
Motivating teachers

Motivating teachers

We are not giving teachers enough incentives, responsibility or authority. Published Sep 22, 2017 03:55am
Information issues

Information issues

If doctors were more forthcoming, parents would be better informed about their child’s illness. Published Sep 08, 2017 01:30am
Mobility in urban spaces

Mobility in urban spaces

It has become a lot harder for pedestrians and bicycle riders to move around the city. Published Aug 25, 2017 06:53am
Registering an FIR and after

Registering an FIR and after

On issues that matter to the citizen, nothing seems to have changed at the police station. Published Aug 11, 2017 05:22am