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Is education another commodity in the market?

The important issue that must be discussed is whether school education should continue to be another commodity subject to the vagaries of the market.

When examinations hurt children

Newspaper headlines and photos on January 1 displayed jubilant children with new textbooks distributed to schools around the country as a new year’s gift.

Why knowledge-based economies are richer

It is inarguable that education is important, as it opens the door to a better life for everyone.

September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022

Is education another commodity in the market?

The important issue that must be discussed is whether school education should continue to be another commodity subject to the vagaries of the market.

January 5, 2020
January 5, 2020

When examinations hurt children

Newspaper headlines and photos on January 1 displayed jubilant children with new textbooks distributed to schools around the country as a new year’s gift.

November 19, 2019
November 19, 2019

Why knowledge-based economies are richer

It is inarguable that education is important, as it opens the door to a better life for everyone.

June 19, 2019
June 19, 2019

Rethinking our education system to inspire innovation

Bangladesh's apparel industry has changed dramatically over the nearly 40 years since its inception, enjoying rapid expansion, employing some four million people (with 65 percent of the workforce being female) and contributing over USD 32 billion to the nation’s economy last year.

June 19, 2019
June 19, 2019

How will machine learning shape the future of writing?

A few days ago, I had performed a Turing test on one of my best critics and keen readers so far: my wife.