Pakistan: Is Punjab Education Foundation a better solution?

Pakistan/November 14, 2017/Source: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk Failure of public education system How much development and progress has been made can be seen from recent statistics about Literacy Rate in Pakistan. As it dropped by 2pc in the year 2015-16 to 58pc and that under the criteria, “a person is literate who can read and write a paragraph (3 […]

Comparte este contenido:

Leer más

Pakistan: Empowerment of provinces vital for promotion of higher education

Pakistan/November 11, 2017/Source: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani on Friday emphasised the importance of empowering the provinces and taking effective steps for the promotion of higher education in Pakistan in light of the 18th Amendment of the constitution. He said this while addressing a delegation of Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (FAPUASA) led […]

Comparte este contenido:

Leer más

Interview 3: Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin: Breaking Through the Political Barriers to Free Education

Interview/ By C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout In an increasingly unequal country, the stakes are high for debates over student debt and the prospect of free higher education. Driven by neoliberal politics, our current educational system is both a product of and a driver of deep social inequities. In this interview, world-renowned public intellectuals Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin take […]

Comparte este contenido:

Leer más

Greece: Bucking Tsipras, Education Minister Backs College Entrance Exams

Greece/ August 26, 2017/ Source: https://www.thenationalherald.com Education Minister Costas Gavroglou said there should be changes to Greece’s university entrance exam methods but that students still need to be tested, at odds with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras who said there shouldn’t be any requirements to get into college, in line with the Radical Left SYRIZA’s assault […]

Comparte este contenido:

Leer más