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Faisal Bari

Rethinking zoos

Rethinking zoos

‘We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.’ — Immanuel Kant Published May 19, 2017 01:19am
Can education for all work?

Can education for all work?

It’s hard to achieve universal education when we spent just 2pc of our GDP towards this goal. Updated May 05, 2017 01:33am
Where we stand

Where we stand

The dominant narrative of Pakistan is power, and violence is its most naked and destructive form. Published Apr 22, 2017 01:06am
In service of power

In service of power

In Pakistan, rules are made to serve the powerful and strengthen their hold. Published Apr 07, 2017 01:23am
Rules for cohabitation

Rules for cohabitation

Our education, irrespective of level or type, does not inculcate empathy in our young people. Published Mar 24, 2017 01:19am
Governance reform in education

Governance reform in education

It is high time we experimented with the decentralisation of authority at the school level. Published Mar 10, 2017 01:12am
Incentives & career paths

Incentives & career paths

We are missing the larger narrative of who becomes a teacher in Pakistan and why. Published Feb 24, 2017 01:54am
Growth & job generation

Growth & job generation

If we want to ensure employment for our youth, we have to invest heavily in our people. Published Feb 10, 2017 01:52am
Nurturing school leadership

Nurturing school leadership

The role of a leader in our public education system cannot be emphasised enough. Published Jan 27, 2017 01:30am
Dissent and dread

Dissent and dread

The state bears the ultimate responsibility for the current climate of fear. Updated Jan 13, 2017 05:43pm
An uncertain career path

An uncertain career path

The state has a role to play in creating a more equitable society. Published Dec 16, 2016 01:16am
Managing diversity

Managing diversity

The coping mechanisms teachers offer in class cannot level the playing field for all students. Published Dec 02, 2016 02:00am
Value of education

Value of education

Why are the last 10-15pc of out-of-school children, in the relevant cohorts, so hard to bring into the system? Published Nov 04, 2016 01:00am
Social unravelling

Social unravelling

When we think of development and quality of life, we should also consider our social fabric. Published Oct 21, 2016 12:52pm
Teachers and minimum wage

Teachers and minimum wage

Do we want only those people who have no alternatives to become teachers? Published Oct 07, 2016 12:51pm
A flawed development model

A flawed development model

If people are educated and healthy, why should it matter if growth rates do not match those of East Asia? Published Sep 23, 2016 01:17am
Picking up where they left off

Picking up where they left off

Many among our youth who have dropped out of school want a second chance at education later in life. Published Sep 09, 2016 01:14am
Quest for solutions

Quest for solutions

Are our inequalities so entrenched that they have warped our sense of personhood? Published Aug 26, 2016 01:25am
An unequal education

An unequal education

An elite English-medium school student does not have much in common with a madressah-going child. Published Aug 12, 2016 12:47am
Up the creek

Up the creek

There have been attacks against many on the basis of who they are and what they stand for. Published Jul 29, 2016 01:40am