“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” – Malcom X Past few months have been really unpredictable for the whole world. The situation has been uncertain, economies crashing, inflation, travel bans, work from home and most importantly closure of educational institutes. The developed countries were somewhat prepared for […]

How inclusive is our education system? A question many have wondered while working in the education sector of Pakistan. From stark differences between public and private institutions operating in different regions across Pakistan, the question remains unanswered. In 2019, Knowledge Platform worked on a British Council report focusing on inclusivity in the primary school segment in […]

When the bell rings, is it the ring of freedom or that of reminder for your students that they will learn what to think/say/behave? Freedom is something that we hold very dear to our hearts. We wave flags to celebrate it, our soldiers sacrifice their lives to protect it, and we take pride in it […]

For any developing country education is a major concern, especially in Pakistan where over 40 million of its population is under the age of 19. Millions of students in Pakistan are still out of school and quality education is a big question mark. Back in March 2020, as academic institutions closed across the country during […]

“You haven’t seen the world! You don’t know what real world looks like” I have heard this many time and every time I heard this, I questioned myself, is it time to step out and prove myself? I haven’t been a topper in school or for that matter had any achievement in my life earlier. […]

Have you ever come across a friend, relative, or a family member of yours who suffered huge financial losses after failing to run a successful business? Unfortunately, I happen to know some people who put their hearts and money into their business ideas, but because of their poorly advised financial decisions, not only they lost […]

Humanity has traversed quite a few eras and ages to reach where it is today. From the stone-age to the bronze-age, across a few dark-ages we reached the agricultural era. From there we progressed even further and were ushered into the industrial era through the industrial revolution. We are no longer living in the industrial […]

Due to worldwide rapidly increasing Coronavirus cases, the World Health Organization declared it a Pandemic. In the aftermath of this, Pakistan also went into a semi-lock down with all schools and most businesses being shut. It initially started with Sindh and not soon after the whole country starting implementing closures. Many schools opted for distance […]

I firmly believe in the philosophy of Saint Augustine. He said that, “the world is a book, and those who do not travel, read only a page.” As I returned home after spending 7 months in Japan as an AFS Asia Kakehashi (which means building bridges in Japanese) exchange student, I felt that my suitcase […]

Most parents are of the opinion that video games have a damaging effect on a young child’s development. While it’s true that an unhealthy balance can have certain repercussions, there is no denying the fact that playing video games and online games may help enhance learning. We tend to be focused on the potential disadvantages […]