Tuesday October 19, 2021
Dr Ayesha Razzaque
Dr Ayesha Razzaque

  • October 19, 2021

    STEAM-powered schools

    The minister leaned forward and asked, “What are you building?” The girl responded: “a robotic arm.” This exchange did not happen at an...

  • October 16, 2021

    Leave no child behind

    The writer is the technical adviser to the MoFEPT. Views are her own.In 2017, Meerwijk and Sevelius published the results of a study in an article...

  • September 29, 2021

    In support of a tiered university system

    The writer is technical adviser to the MoFEPT. Opinions are her own.The seeds of California’s public university system – as it is today – were...

  • September 19, 2021

    Transparency that matters

    At present there are around 200 universities / Higher Education Institutes and many more affiliated colleges operating in Pakistan. Of these 200...

  • September 09, 2021

    A scorecard of the SNC debate

    As the primary school Single National Curriculum is being rolled out, I often find myself looking back at the debate over the last three years. The...

  • August 29, 2021

    Error 400 – failure to parent

    The string of high-profile incidents of harassment, assaults and violence against women and girls has shocked the nation. On Wednesday, August 25,...

  • August 21, 2021

    The equivalence conundrum

    The writer is technical adviser to the MoFEPT. Opinions are her own.Fall season is college and university admissions season. It is the time of year...

  • August 09, 2021

    Buying academic Ferraris

    We have a planning problem. We are always in a rush to raise the next project, build the next megaproject, but once it is completed, the ribbon is...

  • August 01, 2021

    Textbooks of ‘respectability’

    Who we are as individuals depends in large measure on the combined effects of many contributing factors. Our educational experiences, cultural and...

  • July 25, 2021

    A note to university leaders

    A few weeks ago, a family friend, a Pakistani professor working at a university in Jeddah, received an inquiry regarding one of his research papers...