EDITORIAL NOTE: Defining literacy!

THE question of how to define literacy is an international debate. The debate ranges from whether literacy is just the ability to read and write or whether it should be

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Editorial: Blind Spots

IT has been reported that the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan has issued a list of illegal higher education institutions (HEIs) and sub-campus across the country and a similar

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Editorial: LHC decision and fate of PHECs

The implications of the recent Lahore High Court judgment regarding the appointment of vice chancellors in 4 universities have more far- reaching consequences than the appointments at these universities. The

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Language barriers

United Nations Global Education Monitoring Report 2016 says that 40 per cent of the world’s children are being taught in a language which is not their mother tongue. It shouldn’t

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Editorial: Education beyond money

After the announcement of the current budget, a lot of attention has been given to the amount being allocated by the federal and provincial governments for education and calls to

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