Education – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Mon, 18 Feb 2019 12:50:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 Worth of Pakistan’s human capital and the requirement http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/04/worth-of-pakistans-human-capital-and-the-requirement/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/04/worth-of-pakistans-human-capital-and-the-requirement/#respond Sun, 03 Feb 2019 19:56:32 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25241 Pakistan ranks 164th in the world in terms of its investment in education and health care as the measurement of its commitment to economic growth, according to the first-ever scientific study ranking countries for their levels of human capital. Pakistan is a country rich in human capital, mineral and other agricultural resources and yet its …

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Time to make road map to take lead in human development http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/04/time-to-make-road-map-to-take-lead-in-human-development/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/04/time-to-make-road-map-to-take-lead-in-human-development/#respond Sun, 03 Feb 2019 19:50:54 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25215 Pakistan is yet to make significant attainments in the human development index (HDI), which focuses on measurable dimensions of human development such as living a long and healthy life, being educated and having a decent standard of living. Thus, HDI combines measures of life expectancy, school enrolment, literacy, and income. In the country’s rural areas, …

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Why South Africa is on a path of economic renewal http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/28/why-south-africa-is-on-a-path-of-economic-renewal/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/28/why-south-africa-is-on-a-path-of-economic-renewal/#respond Sun, 27 Jan 2019 19:05:28 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25031 This year, South Africa will celebrate 25 years of democracy, hold its sixth democratic national election and accelerate the process of economic revival and growth. Over the last quarter century, the country has made remarkable progress in expanding opportunities for its people, most of whom still live with the effects of the apartheid system. Millions …

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Future of higher education in Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/21/future-of-higher-education-in-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/21/future-of-higher-education-in-pakistan/#respond Sun, 20 Jan 2019 20:00:04 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24728 Quality improvement and the growth of science and technology based education should be the main focus of attention Pakistan faces a variety of challenges in reforming its education sector whereas a lack of capacity in the higher education segment is one of the main reasons for the poor standard of higher education in Pakistan. Pakistan’s …

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Research-oriented education could help develop the knowledge economy http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/21/research-oriented-education-could-help-develop-the-knowledge-economy/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/21/research-oriented-education-could-help-develop-the-knowledge-economy/#respond Sun, 20 Jan 2019 19:59:05 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24726 It would not be wrong at all to proclaim that Pakistan is far behind in terms of research produced by the institutions of higher education. The culture of research has not fully blossomed for multifarious reasons. The researchers need to come forward and talk about their successes and failures while conducting research and guide the …

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Challenges for higher education system in Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/21/challenges-for-higher-education-system-in-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/21/challenges-for-higher-education-system-in-pakistan/#respond Sun, 20 Jan 2019 19:58:44 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24687 Education is the basic right of every citizen living in any country and this right is provided amicably by all developed countries on a priority basis. But in Pakistan, consumers of educational services – parents and students – have been left with little choice or idea when it comes to seeking higher education. Higher education …

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Check commoditization of education http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/21/check-commoditization-of-education/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/21/check-commoditization-of-education/#respond Sun, 20 Jan 2019 19:57:44 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24732 Government should work out a roadmap for development of human resources in the country Education continues to be commercialized in Pakistan. The businessmen took interest and invested heavily in education sector turning education into a commodity on sale in lieu of high charges in terms of fee. Private schools, colleges and institutions witnessed a mushroom …

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What Pakistan could learn from the East Asian education systems? http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/21/what-pakistan-could-learn-from-the-east-asian-education-systems/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/21/what-pakistan-could-learn-from-the-east-asian-education-systems/#respond Sun, 20 Jan 2019 19:56:21 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24689 Interest in learning from Asia’s high-performing education systems has grown rapidly in recent years. But the lessons from Asian education systems do not relate to what helped them achieve their high scores on international comparative tests, but to the efforts they have engaged in over the past few decades to transform their educational practices. These …

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Bahria university values education can produce good citizens http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/21/bahria-university-values-education-can-produce-good-citizens/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/21/bahria-university-values-education-can-produce-good-citizens/#respond Sun, 20 Jan 2019 19:55:56 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24734 Striving hard by creating wealth of opportunities in the neglected areas to contribute better for Pakistan Opens nationwide campaign to create ‘blue economy’ awareness; bridging academia-industrial linkage The university’s place as a paramount player in a global system increasingly driven by knowledge, information and ideas. We live in a time when knowledge is ever more …

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Higher education: a far-fetched dream of millions http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/21/higher-education-a-far-fetched-dream-of-millions/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/21/higher-education-a-far-fetched-dream-of-millions/#respond Sun, 20 Jan 2019 19:54:44 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24724 Hafiz, a young boy in his early 30s, dilated on his plight why his dream of getting a professional degree in business could not come true. He struggled to save money so that he could get a higher education degree, which could guarantee him a bright future without much volatility in his income. Being the …

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