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The education emergency

Shehbaz Sharif declared an ‘education emergency’ across Pakistan on Wednesday, the 8th of May 2024. This is in recognition of the fact that with over 26.2 million children, aged 5…

Defunding of public higher education

When one is looking for higher-ed statistics in Pakistan, they must be pieced together from multiple sources and cross-checked to ensure they make sense. However, occasionally, you come across longitudinal…

The education crisis

The Prime Minister has rightly lamented recently on the lack of access to education of children generally and especially from poor families or those resident in the backward areas of…

Defunding of public higher education

When one is looking for higher-ed statistics in Pakistan, they must be pieced together from multiple sources and cross-checked to ensure they make sense. However, occasionally, you come across longitudinal…

Early education

FOR all the talk of higher education institutes being reservoirs of research, in Pakistan at least, these institutes are severely criticised for both the production and reproduction of fake knowledge.…

The rising cost of higher education

In the mid-80s, a generation ago, the average American household spent about one-third of its income on housing expenses (rent or mortgage payments), about 20 per cent on food, 15…