While the Prime Minister’s plan of Digital Pakistan is something we should have had years ago, it is a step in the right direction. Tabish Qayyum contends why digitization of education and moving on to technological education must be the foundations upon which the dream of Digital Pakistan is built
Author: Tabish Qayyum
The unprecedented pandemic the world is facing today has affected even the remotest of areas on this plant and the inhabitants therein. But besides the economic losses, the loss of learning for children is something that has become a major worry for all nations. Asad Ullah Khan tells us how the Punjab government has acted to curtail the effects of COVID-19 on education.
Author: Asad Ullah Khan
The spread of the Coronavirus virus has increased humans’ reliance on technology in almost all areas of work, in all aspects of societies, including the education of children. Haleema Khalid pens down some of the dangers that this new chapter of technology and increased reliance on it may lead to.
Author: Haleema Khalid
The COVID-19 crisis has tested us all in unprecedented ways and the stress of education sector in Pakistan has been no exception. If we have known one thing about education in Pakistan from the crisis, it is that the state of affairs really, really call for concern. In this piece we discuss what we ought to be doing to salvage the situation.
Author: Intsab Sahi
As schools and universities across the world remain deserted due to the spread of Coronavirus, providing and seeking education has become a major challenge. As the first world moves on to online education to minimize loss of learning, education has become a key concern for countries like Pakistan, who lack both the infrastructure and expertise to impart learning online.
Author: Aisha Saeed
There is much more than science and vaccines that is needed to fight pandemic outbreaks like the COVID-19. It requires social responsibility and collective action, something that we lack in Pakistan seriously. Moazma Ashraf contends why educational reforms are crucial to fighting pandemics effectively and enabling people prepare for future disease outbreaks of this scale.
Author: . Moazma Ashraf
The pandemic that has spread like wildfire across the globe has left more than 1.5 billion students in schools, colleges and universities out of classrooms, putting their short- and long-term prospects at stake. Sameen Motahhir details how we can limit the loss of learning for the country’s future generations and get COV-ED in Pakistan right.
Author : Sameen Motahhir
The spread of coronavirus has not only caused widespread deaths across the world, the ensuing lockdowns have led to severe mental health issues in a large number of people around the world. Mahrukh Nadeem writes about the ways we can protect our mental health amid COVID-19 lockdowns as we negotiate this unprecedented style of life .
Author: Mahrukh Nadeem
The COVID-19 pandemic has woken the world up from its sleep of mediocrity. Every individual has been forced to up his or her personal and professional game in order to survive in these troubling times. Syed Ali Zia contends why the pandemic might actually be a blessing in disguise to improve the entire educational process.
Author: Syed Ali Zia
Online education facilities put in place by HEC and universities to minimize the effects of Corona virus lock downs have certainly drawn flak from students. But a contributor questions if it is alright to only blame HEC for the mismanagement that has come to the fore?
Auhtor: Ahmed Umer Sohaib