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Internationalizing a university

I recently had the opportunity to visit Incheon in South Korea‚Äôs greater Seoul area. I spent time at the Incheon Global Campus, a global education hub hosting overseas campuses of…

Single national conundrum

In August 2021, schools across Pakistan reopened their doors to millions of children who had been at home for almost 18 months. The excitement of returning to schools, for many…

Devolution and national education

The 18th Amendment to the constitution of Pakistan was passed in 2010 and among the changes it introduced was the devolution of many powers and responsibilities from the center to…

International Mother Language Day

February 21 is celebrated worldwide as Mother Languages Day. In Pakistan too, even a cursory glance at the activities and events held in the country on the day this year…

8,370 medical graduates pass national licensing exam

The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) has announced the results of National Licensing Examination (NLE) step 1 (medical) which was taken by 11,506 candidates in Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Quetta and…

Land grab dressed as nationalism

THE Modi government has proposed the setting up of a new waqf board for Jammu and Kashmir. Muslim waqf boards, or trusts, are rich in land, and land is in…

A national education emergency

The first 2.5 years of government by the PTI were extremely challenging because of the financial chaos that the present government inherited. Now, as things have stabilised, we can look…

Reading the curriculum

The public debate on the Single National Curriculum (SNC) prepared by the National Curriculum Committee (NCC) has turned into a PTI vs others fight. As a non-partisan myself, I felt…

Imperative for national narrative

The vulnerability of Pakistan to terrorism continues to remain high at least in the medium term in view of the multiplicity of factors including the potential radicalization of wide range…