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AI in education: need for digital literacy

ChatGPT isn’t a buzzword. It’s much more than a shiny new toy having its hype phase. It is a disruption. And what the conventional education systems, particularly the higher education…

Responsible management education

“We need to move from a global business education community which focuses on making our students the best in the world, to making them the best for the world”. Mark…

The AI debate in education

Large Language Models (LLMs), the guts of chatbots (with a lowercase ‘c’) like ChatGPT, are having their moment right now. The rise of chatbots has brought forth numerous debates on…

Education quality

Low budgets may not always result in low-quality public goods like education services. And adding more funds to the system will not automatically raise its quality. That might only make…

HEC holds education expo in Colombo

Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan in collaboration with Pakistan High Commission in Colombo held a three-day Higher Education Expo at Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC) in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Thirteen…

Reforming education

All over the world, countries adhere to ambitious goals and reforms to enhance the quality of service delivery in the education sector. These ambitious goals and reforms require actionable strategies…

Education – a recap and what to expect

This is a year-end review of the most important events in the education sector in 2022 and a forecast of how some of those issues will continue to play out…

Fixing the taxation system – Part I

Very few people outside the economics profession realize that fiscal (government revenue and expenditure) and current accounts (inflows and outflows of foreign exchange) are closely interlinked. A current account is…

Disasters and educational infrastructure – Part I

The frequency and intensity of natural disasters has alarmingly increased in recent years, predominantly due to climate change. Both developed and developing countries have been impacted alike. However, research that…

Parallel education

Undoubtedly, public education is one of the core investments a state can make to enhance the quality of its human capital and growth. American politician Steve Kagen once said, “if…