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Faisal Bari

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
Manifestos and education

Manifestos and education

A key priority needs to be planning for the implementation of Article 25-A. Updated Jun 06, 2018 04:49pm
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