Tag Archives: Education

Evolution of IT during the pandemic

Evolution of IT during the pandemic

The pandemic and lockdowns around the globe have raised importance for many sectors and industries that perhaps previously were overlooked. It is generally assumed that the word Information Technology, or simply put, IT, has something to do with fixing computers, or running the internet or Wi-Fi, and to some extent, …

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Impact on education under covid

Impact on education under covid 

Education is a particularly challenging issue in the context of the pandemic. The global disruption to education caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is without parallel and it has brought substantial interruptions to education across the globe. Its effects on learning have been severe. The crisis brought education systems across the …

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Learning accounting: benefits and prospects

Learning accounting: benefits and prospects

Interview with Mustafa Mirchawala – CEO, Mirchawala’s Hub of Accountancy PAKISTAN & GULF ECONOMIST had exclusive conversation with Mustafa Mirchawala regarding the state of accounting education. The excerpts of the conversation are as follows: Many of my students nationally and internationally have benefited from my teaching style for many years and …

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Need of best road safety programmes

Need of best road safety programmes

Sources recorded that Pakistan, greater than 70 percent of the road users do not have even basic ethics while they are on road. Particularly bike riders, rickshaw and chingchi drivers do not even stop when the lights are red and even car drivers sometimes drive carefully. The condition is getting …

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Which emerging economies have the best universities?

Which emerging economies have the best universities?

China dominates the record number of universities that qualified for the Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings 2022. THE’s survey ranks institutions from emerging economies classified as ‘advanced emerging’, ‘secondary emerging’ or ‘frontier’. More than half of the universities from secondary emerging economies improved on or maintained their previous …

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3 predictions for the future of responsible technology

3 predictions for the future of responsible technology

The Forum’s Responsible Use of Technology project has been underway for more than two years. Based on its work to-date, here are three predictions for the future of responsible technology. They include responsible investing, targeted regulations and incorporating tech ethics into higher education. Over the past two years, the World Economic Forum …

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Akhuwat showing the best side of Pakistan

Akhuwat showing the best side of Pakistan

AKHUWAT Akhuwat is a not-for-profit organization established in 2021. It operates with the objective of providing interest-free microfinance to marginalized members of the society to enhance their standards of living and enable them to improve their livelihoods. The interest-free microfinance, although remaining the core program of Akhuwat, is recognized as …

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Immense need for charity and social work in Pakistan

Immense need for charity and social work in Pakistan

FEF doing its best to combat malnutrition menace Will support 5000 children in next five years Interview with Mr Naveed Gilani – Founder, Fortify Education Foundation PAGE: Could you tell us about the idea of the formation of this charity? Naveed Gilani: It was an old Harvard Business School’s case study …

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