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Faisal Bari

Assessments for what?

Assessments for what?

What if we were to do away with the Matriculation and Intermediate examinations? Published Nov 30, 2018 07:30am
Change & continuity

Change & continuity

It would be a shame if good policies do not survive political transitions. Published Nov 16, 2018 06:51am
18th Amendment unhappiness

18th Amendment unhappiness

In the end, it seems to be all about money. And the problem is not the NFC or devolution. Published Nov 02, 2018 07:13am
Human development first

Human development first

Economic growth is not an end in itself; it is important because it allows people to have better lives. Updated Oct 19, 2018 08:13am
Education for every child?

Education for every child?

We need nuanced policies based on detailed analyses of why many children are out of school. Updated Oct 06, 2018 01:01pm
Uniform education?

Uniform education?

The meaning of ‘uniformity’ has to be seen in terms of giving a boost to those being left behind. Updated Sep 22, 2018 09:27am
Education conversation

Education conversation

Why should provinces not have the power to set their own curriculum? Published Sep 07, 2018 07:10am
Ensuring inclusion

Ensuring inclusion

For children with mild or moderate difficulties, being in mainstream schools is very important. Published Aug 10, 2018 07:07am
Education beyond elections

Education beyond elections

We cannot differentiate between the performance of the provinces to clearly say that one did better than the other. Published Jul 27, 2018 07:34am
Higher standards needed

Higher standards needed

There appears to be pressure on the junior faculty to ensure they remain on the good side of the senior lot. Published Jul 13, 2018 06:53am
Aligning incentives

Aligning incentives

Pakistani academics know all too well how easy it is to game the system set up by the HEC. Published Jun 29, 2018 07:44am
Understanding & experience

Understanding & experience

If you are not using your learning to make sense of the world around you, you are not learning. Published Jun 15, 2018 07:26am
Learning to learn

Learning to learn

The importance of developing the habit of thinking independently can’t be overemphasised. Published Jun 01, 2018 07:03am
Youth engagement

Youth engagement

Should we not think of redesigning some of our institutions to create spaces for our young generations? Published May 04, 2018 07:16am
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