Faisal Bari

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
Reopening schools

Reopening schools

Children need to learn in a physical environment. How can we keep them safe? Published 24 Jul, 2020 07:36am
Prices and markets

Prices and markets

Are there limits to how much the price should move when there is a demand or supply shock? Published 26 Jun, 2020 07:29am
Epistemic myopia

Epistemic myopia

Why do people, even today, think that the threat of Covid-19 is exaggerated? Published 12 Jun, 2020 07:19am
Reopening universities

Reopening universities

There is a lot of debate about how universities should reopen under the pandemic. Published 29 May, 2020 06:32am
Relief & rehabilitation

Relief & rehabilitation

How do we make policies — and we will need innovative policies — to address vulnerability? Published 15 May, 2020 06:40am