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Higher education: governance

Part - II In Part I of this series (printed yesterday, May 3), I had discussed serious weaknesses in the governance of the higher education system in the country. In…

Higher education: governance – Part – I

The recent removal of the chairman of the Higher Education Commission (HEC), by reducing his tenure to just two years from four through an ordinance, has created a controversy and…

Higher education reforms

The single most important factor that determines the quality of both undergraduate and postgraduate education is the quality of faculty. At present, only about 25 percent of the faculty members…

Higher education reforms

The single most important factor that determines the quality of both undergraduate and postgraduate education is the quality of faculty. At present, only about 25 percent of the faculty members…

PMC issues fact-sheet on medical education reforms

After facing criticism from the medical fraternity and students, the Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC)issued a f act-sheet, detailing a number of reforms it had undertaken for the betterment of medical…

Conference on medical education held

Riphah International University, Islamabad - Pakistan and Universitas Islam Indonesia, Yogyakarta – Indonesia jointly organised 7th International Conference on Medical Education (ICME) 2021. The theme of the conference was “Excellence…

Higher education ravaged

The HEC policies during the last three years led to a mushroom growth of 50 new universities, while simultaneously the programmes to develop highly qualified faculty were curtailed. Some 8,000…