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School fee hikes are totally justifiable

By Framji Mavalvala Education is a sensitive matter. I must tell you at the beginning to hold your heart while reading this article. Pakistanis can happily agree to give a 10% annual increase in house rent, but they slit your throat if you demand the same raise in school fee because it’s...

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How to kill creativity?

By Zara Hasnain “If I were a bird… my wings would be very large. So I can fly very very far. Then I will be friends with all the planets. I will fly and visit them every day. I play with them … and...

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By Zara Hasnain “If I were a bird… my wings would be very large. So I can fly very very far. Then I will be friends with all the planets. I will fly and visit them every day. I play with them … and dance sometimes…” I had given Aafiya the prompt “If...

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Pakistan

School fee hikes are totally justifiable

By Framji Mavalvala Education is a sensitive matter. I must tell you at the beginning to hold your heart while reading this article. Pakistanis can happily agree to give a 10% annual increase in house rent, but they slit your throat if you demand the same raise in school fee because it’s...

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Opinion Pakistan

Primary education crisis in Pakistan

By Badar Mustafa There are around 22 million children of 5 to 9 years of age in Pakistan according to Pakistan Education Statistics Report 2015-16, published by National Education Management Information System (NEMIS). Children of this age group are usually considered as primary school...

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Opinion

How to kill creativity?

By Zara Hasnain “If I were a bird… my wings would be very large. So I can fly very very far. Then I will be friends with all the planets. I will fly and visit them every day. I play with them … and dance sometimes…” I had given Aafiya the prompt “If I were a bird…” for her five minute...

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Opinion World

Education system of Singapore

By Muhammad Ashar It was in 1965 that Singapore achieved independence. The country was one of the poorest in the world, with an absence of large-scale natural resources and skilled workforce. The only resource which sustained the country was its people. Therefore, Singapore took early...

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