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Dr Javaid Laghari
Saturday, October 03, 2015
The Clinton School of Public Service, University of Arkansas, one of the oldest and reputed higher education institutions of America, tweeted this week that my 2011 lecture at the Clinton School (out of 1000 lectures so far) has been ...
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Saturday, April 18, 2015
Dr Javaid Laghari
The Punjab government recently advertised for the position of vice chancellor for 10 public universities. With 95 public universities in Pakistan (plus 72 in the private sector) and a VC tenure being four years, the government on ...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Dr Javaid Laghari
Why is it that no university from Pakistan, even in its 67 years of existence, has been able to make it to the top universities of the world? In the QS World University Rankings 2013, from Asia, Japan has five, Hong Kong three, ...
Friday, January 31, 2014
Dr Javaid Laghari
The recent competitive exam of the federal public service commission had a passing rate of only three percent. In other global competitive exams, like the GRE, GMAT, USLME, etc, where a majority of graduates from the developed world ...
Friday, November 29, 2013
Dr Javaid Laghari
Pakistan’s youth bulge could be considered its biggest strength. However, we are far from figuring out how to educate them. Only one in 12 can go for higher education due to limited resources, making it one of the lowest ...
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Dr Javaid Laghari
The Asian Tigers (South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore) have become role models for developing Asia. These countries have prospered because they chose to build their economies on knowledge creation and its innovative ...
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Dr Javaid Laghari
The provinces are responsible for higher education after the 18th Amendment: Not true. The 18th Amendment strengthens the role of the HEC as a federal entity by including standards of higher education in the 4th Schedule, Article ...
Tuesday, March 05, 2013
Dr Javaid Laghari
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has been in the eye of the storm on the fake degree issue of parliamentarians for the last two and a half year. There has been a lot of pressure on the HEC, including the Vice Chancellors (VC), ...
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Dr Javaid Laghari
The higher education sector is the most important producer of knowledge. Models of economic growth have underscored the central role of knowledge accumulation to the GDP. The modern higher education sector, with its mix of ...
Monday, November 19, 2012
Dr Javaid Laghari
Recently the OIC Economic Forum was held in Istanbul under the auspices of the Capital Market Regulators Forum (COMCEC). The commerce, development and finance ministers of the 57 Islamic countries attended the forum, which was ...
Monday, May 21, 2012
Dr Javaid Laghari
Over the next two decades, South Asia will play an important role in the creation of a 21st century knowledge economy. With nearly 1.6 billion people, it is home to a quarter of the world’s population. One fifth of this population is ...
Christian heroes of 1965’s war and beyond
Nasir Saeed
Posted : Sep 08, 2015
Time to decide: Quaid-e-Azam or Zia’s Pakistan
Nasir Saeed
Posted : Aug 29, 2015
Architect of new-fangled verse
Uzma Naqvi
Posted : Aug 22, 2015
'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' and its philosophical undertones
Mazhar Bughio
Posted : Aug 17, 2015