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Monday January 17, 2022
Dr Ayesha Razzaque
Dr Ayesha Razzaque

  • January 16, 2022

    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...

  • January 01, 2022

    Myth of the dropout entrepreneur

    The writer is the technical adviser to the MoFEPT. Views are her own.The myth of the college dropout who went on to become a billionaire tech...

  • December 22, 2021

    Education diplomacy: for the Afghans

    The government of Pakistan is doing the right thing by offering programmes that directly benefit Afghan nationals

  • December 15, 2021

    When the elite make policy

    The writer is the technical adviser to the MoFEPT. Views are her own.According to a 2015 news report in this paper, the Islamabad Capital Territory...

  • December 01, 2021

    Not just another brick in the wall

    The writer is the technical adviser to the MoFEPT. Views are her own.Every service in the world is turning towards personalisation – be it...

  • November 21, 2021

    Worlds apart

    I would like to put on my engineer’s hat today and talk about a technology that is still in its early days but, aside from electric vehicles and...

  • November 07, 2021

    Welcome to Jurassic University

    On November 1, a local paper reported the proceedings of a three-day meeting of the vice chancellors of Pakistan’s public and private...

  • October 31, 2021

    A loss foretold

    I recently visited a grade-6 classroom of what many would describe as a ‘good’, public school. When a student was asked the meaning of the words...

  • 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...