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Shahid Siddiqui
Shahid Siddiqui

  • March 23, 2019

    Education: the challenge of quality

    The problem of access had always been a serious challenge for the educational system of Pakistan, where even historically at the primary level...

  • March 12, 2019

    What constitutes power?

    “…power is everywhere not because it embraces everything, but because it comes from everywhere.” – Michel FoucaultPower, being a complex...

  • February 23, 2019

    Language matters

    Language plays an important role in the sociopolitical and education systems of a country. It acts as an important identity marker at the individual...

  • February 09, 2019

    Schools, not machines

    Gareth Morgan, a professor of organisational behaviour and industrial relations at York University in Toronto, is the author of a popular book...

  • January 26, 2019

    When a language dies

    Language and society constantly influence each other. Social factors, such as age, gender, class and religion, influence language; conversely,...

  • January 12, 2019

    The corporatisation of education

    A major objective of education, which most schools of thought subscribe to, is to broaden mental horizons, ensure personal and societal development,...

  • December 29, 2018

    When language divides us

    One of the most serious challenges faced by the education system in Pakistan is the education apartheid. Language plays a major role in the divide...