How higher education ought to be: Chomsky

That’s part of the business model. It’s the same as hiring temps in industry or what they call “associates” at Wal-Mart, employees that aren’t owed benefits. It’s a part of a  corporate business model designed to reduce labor costs and to increase labor servility. When universities become corporatized, as has been happening quite systematically over the last generation as . . . → Read More: How higher education ought to be: Chomsky

Confusion regarding Education

The education ministry at the federal level is beset with confusion and lack of clarity, a reason why a string of issues keep cropping up. Rechristened the Ministry of Education, Trainings and Standards in Higher Education in June 2013, after its role was mightily curtailed in the wake of the landmark Eighteenth Constitutional Amendment, the . . . → Read More: Confusion regarding Education

Universities are businesses

You’ve spoken widely about schools and business, John. How important a role do you see higher education playing in getting the UK back on track?

I think the market is changing very rapidly and in part this is a consequence of tuition fees, which have been a real challenge for the higher education sector. But every cloud has . . . → Read More: Universities are businesses

“The Iron Lady” is a poor reflection of Thatcher and her actions in office

Baroness Margaret Thatcher is again firmly in the spotlight in the UK after the release of The Iron Lady – a biographical portrait of the first and only female prime minister of the United Kingdom. Sitting in the packed cinema after queuing for nearly an hour and eventually managing to get two of the last . . . → Read More: “The Iron Lady” is a poor reflection of Thatcher and her actions in office

Butterfly the Metamorphosis: Raising Awareness of Children’s Rights

A child rights’ art festival that aims to promote principals and ideals of democracy, equality, civil rights, community, higher education, sustaining cultural heritage, religious and cultural tolerance started here on Saturday.

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Four new medical colleges to educate the poor

Establishing four new medical colleges in Punjab is part of mission of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to enable children of poor people acquire education, as their parents cannot afford expenses of million of rupees in private-sector medical colleges, Punjab Health Parliamentary Secretary Saeed Elahi said on Tuesday. He said that the decision to set-up . . . → Read More: Four new medical colleges to educate the poor