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Editorial: Higher education woes in Pakistan

No doubt the education system in Pakistan is in shambles and an overhaul is in order. However, it seems that the stakeholders are not interested – or for a better

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VCs role, politics and autonomy

Universities of the country are autonomous bodies meaning that they have the freedom to take decisions by themselves and govern themselves. As a matter of policy it is accepted on

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Bifurcation of education

The Punjab government has bifurcated the education ministry into school education and higher education. Rana Mashhood who was the education minister and also held other portfolios quit his position and

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In defence of HEC ranking

A lot has been said against the ranking mechanism of the Higher Education Commission (HEC); however what is missing is a constructive criticism to make the federal institution’s ranking more

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Colleges: a stepchild of the education sector

Higher education sector has seen a boom in the past decade, specifically at the university level; however the same cannot be said for another important part level of the education

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