News Papers Articles

  • The gender divide, The Dawn, 17th January, 2011.
  • The role of libraries, The Dawn, 3rd January, 2011.
  • Learning from history, The Dawn, 5th December, 2010.
  • Education for development, The Dawn, 8th November, 2010.
  • 18th Amendment and education, The Dawn, 11th October, 2010.
  • Language obsolescence, The Dawn, 27th September, 2010.
  • Concepts of quality,  The Dawn, 30 August, 2010
  • Retaining faculty,  The Dawn, 16 Augusts, 2010
  • Education as power, The Dawn, 2 August, 2010
  • Language policy , The Dawn, 19 July, 2010
  • Development indexes , The Dawn, 5 July, 2010
  • Degrees of dishonesty, The Dawn, 21 June, 2010
  • Education in Balochistan , The Dawn, 7 June, 2010
  • Hunza disaster and schools , The Dawn, 24 May, 2010
  • Hegemony of language , The Dawn, 10 May, 2010
  • Two paradigms of learning, The Dawn, 26 Apr, 2010
  • Myth of one curriculum, 12 Apr, 2010
  • Education and social justice, 29 Mar, 2010
  • Leadership in Universities, 01 Mar, 2010
  • The Matthew effect,  15 Feb, 2010
  • Education and media, 01 Feb, 2010
  • Interdisciplinary approach, 18 Jan, 2010
  • Reason for education, 04 Jan, 2010
  • Alternative textbooks , 21 Dec, 2009
  • Education and social awareness,  23 Nov, 2009
  • Can schools do it alone?  09 Nov, 2009
  • In search of good teaching, 26 Oct, 2009
  • Apartheid in education,  12 Oct, 2009
  • New education policy,  14 Sep, 2009
  • Ideology and education, 31 August, 2009
  • Education in Hunza, 17 August, 2009
  • Corporatization of education, 3 August, 2009
  • Making education a priority, 6 July, 2009
  • Teaching: drastic reforms needed, 22 June, 2009
  • Rhetoric and reality, 8 June, 2009
  • Teachers need Education as well, 11 May, 2009
  • Gender portrayal in textbooks, 6 April, 2009
  • Inequalities  in education, 9 March, 2009
  • Exploitation of teachers, 23 February, 2009
  • Beyond mechanistic education,  9 February, 2009
  • The melting pot pedagogy, 26 January, 2009
  • Teachers as intellectuals, 12 January, 2009
  • Language and politics, 29 December, 2009
  • Reading habit is gathering dust, 8 December, 2008
  • Reshaping plans for research, 24 November, 2008
  • In the name of research, 10 November, 2008
  • Education in futility, 27 October, 2008
  • Education and female empowerment, 13 October, 2008
  • Gender bias in language, 15 September, 2008
  • Women in taboo territory, 1 September, 2008
  • Language and resistance, 18 August, 2008
  • Research trends in language, 4 August, 2008
  • Education scene in South Asia, 14 July, 2008
  • Gender bias in film, theatre 30 June, 2008
  • Revamping: setting the priorities right, 16  June, 2008
  • Gender and Education, 15 May, 2008
  • Education and politics of exclusion 5 May, 2008
  • Politics of educational reforms, 21 April, 2008
  • Education: Challenges ahead, 7 April, 2008
  • Politics of discourse, 24 March, 2008
  • Symphony of hegemony, 10 March, 08
  • Military-Political discourse, 13 February, 2008
  • Weaving the Literacy Web, Dawn, December 1, 2006
  • Seeing through a young girl’s eyes, April 11, 2004
  • Understanding research paradigms, August 3, 2003
  • Going beyond routine teaching, July 13, 2003.
  • Making monitoring work, June1, 2003
  • The importance of training teachers. February 16, 2003.
  • Why teachers don’t change? March 16, 2003.
  • Making teachers change.  March 23, 2003.
  • In the search for more money, 13 April, 2003
  • Using literature to teach English, 4 May, 2003
  • Collaborative Approach to Language Learning, 26 January, 2003
  • Dropping out of primary school, 15 December, 2003.
  • Why this neglect, 5 January, 2003
  • Debunking the conservative view of education, 17 November, 2002
  • Interview with Minister of Education, 20 October, 2002
  • The perils of part-time teaching, 29 September, 2002
  • What makes good for a school?, 1 September, 2002
  • English language teaching in Pakistan, 11 August, 2002
  • Redefining knowledge, July 21, 2002
  • Recipe for speedy success, 30 June, 2002
  • Vacation with an occupation, 9 June, 2002
  • Unpacking educational leadership, 19 May, 2002
  • The Unhomely homework, 28 April 28, 2002
  • The tuition institution, 7 April, 2002
  • Revisiting higher education, 17 March, 2002
  • Redefining school  improvement, 23 February, 2002
  • The troublesome trio, February 3, 2002
  • Teaching by Torturing, 13 January, 2002
  • The language factor, 23 December,2001
  • The need to refocus, 2 December, 2001
  • Our ailing assessment system, 11 November, 2001
  • Curriculum: hot or cold, 21 October, 2001
  • Going beyond skills, 30 September, 2001
  • On our debit and credit, 9 September, 2001
  • English is for Engineers, 19 August, 2001
  • Re-conceptualizing literacy, 29 July, 2001
  • Yet another reform package, 1 July, 20001
  • The proxy research, 17 June, 2001
  • The workshop syndrome, 27 May, 2001
  • On judging scientists, 6 May, 2001
  • With an Eye for the Quality, 15 April, 2001
  • The inflation of degrees, 15 April, 2001
  • The Story Ends, February 18, 2001
  • Designing  your CV, February 11, 2001
  • Developing Concentration, January 29, 2001
  • Developing your vocabulary, January 15, 2001
  • Interviewing for data, January 1, 2001
  • Developing social skills, December 18, 2000
  • Making a presentation, December 4, 2000
  • Making a presentation, December 4, 2000
  • Developing memory skills, November 20, 2000
  • Developing memory skills, November 20, 2000
  • Thinking skills, November 6, 2000
  • Taking exams, October 23, 2000
  • Preparing for exams, October 9, 2000
  • Knowing Yourself, September 25,2000
  • Working With Others, September11,2000
  • Coping with Stress, August 29,2000
  • Report writing, August 14, 2000
  • Using dictionary, July 31, 2000
  • Time Management, July 3,2000
  • Writing Assignments, July 3,2000
  • Note-taking skills, June 19, 2000
  • Reading is a Skill, June 5,2000
  • Is She a Candle, a Bee or a Gardener, May 8,2000
  • Researcher in the classroom, March 13, 2000
  • Need for Holistic Approch, January 31, 2000


Articles published in The News

  • Politics of Social Knowledge, 11 February, 2008
  • Manufacturing gender, 30 January, 2008
  • Politics of representation, 23 January, 2008
  • Language, Gender, and Jokes, 7 January, 2007
  • Language, gender, and adverts, 6 December, 2007
  • Improving PhD Programmes, 5 November
  • Revisiting PhD Programmes, 22 October, 2007
  • Assessing assessment, 1 October, 2007
  • Resistance and Education, 17 September, 2007
  • A teacher’s freedom, 3 September, 2007
  • Revisiting classroom discourse, 20 August, 2007
  • Education and commodification, 6 August, 2007
  • Education, development, and individual freedom, 23 July, 2007
  • Language, gender, and power, 10 July, 2007
  • Education and social class, 25 June, 2007
  • Learning beyond schooling, 11 June, 2007
  • Imperialism, Language, and Control, 28 may, 2007
  • Politics of language, 14 May, 2007
  • Going beyond method, 30 April, 2007
  • Death of a mentor, 16 April, 2007
  • Overselling literacy, 3 April, 2007
  • 9/11 and our curriculum, 19 March, 2007
  • The politics of education, March 5, 2007
  • The hop-teach syndrome, June 11, 2000
  • Where empty vessels make good students, April 23, 2000

 

Articles published in The Nation

  •  The ideal institution, 6 February, 2000
  • Need for a paradigm shift,  February 13, 2000
  • Curriculum that happens in school, 20 February, 2000
  • Withering tradition of research, 27 February, 2000
  • The tyranny of assessment, March 5, 2000
  • Towards better schools, March, 12, 2000
  • Homework in schools, 23 March, 2000
  • Investing in Human Capital, April 9, 2000
  • The challenge of change, April 16, 2000
  • Monitoring system for schools, April 23, 2000
  • ELT  Scenario in Pakistan,  30 April, 2000
  • Making higher education meaningful, May 7, 2000
  • Technical and vocational education, May 14, 2000
  • In search of values, May 21, 2000
  • Home-school relationship, May 26, 2000
  • The language dilemma, June 4, 2000
  • The enemy within, June 11, 2000
  • The forgotten ones, June 25, 2000

 

Articles published in The Daily Times

  • Multiple dimensions of Hunza disaster, 15 May, 2010
  • The real cost of the Gojal disaster, 16 March, 2010
  • The sinking paradise of Gojal, 7 March, 2010

Articles Published in Pakistan Today

  • Crisis of Implementation, Pakistan Today, 18th September, 2011
  • On linguistic Capital, Pakistan Today, 4th September, 2011
  • Rhetoric and Reality, Pakistan Today,21st August 2011
  • Death of Public Sector Schools, Pakistan Today, 23rd July 2011.
  • No takers for Punjabi, Pakistan Today, 9th July, 2011.
  • Democracy, Diversity, and Devolution, Pakistan Today, 11th June 2011.
  • Paradise Frozen, Pakistan Today, 29th May, 2011.
  • Education: Agent of Change, Pakistan Today, 30th April 2011
  • Devolution and Beyond, Pakistan Today, 14th May, 2011
  • HEC: To be or not to be, Pakistan Today, 17th April 2011.
  • Learning Lingo, Pakistan Today, 18th March 2011.

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