National Curriculum

January 19, 2023
January 19, 2023

NCTB textbooks: Never-ending cycle of controversies

The National Curriculum and Textbook Board has been stuck in the loop of controversies centring on school textbooks with academics and some NCTB officials blaming it on the negligence of writers and editors, insufficient training and lack of serious punishment for blunders.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

All that’s wrong with the national school curriculum

The shortcomings in our National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB) are many.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

Adapting students from diverse academic backgrounds

Helping first year students from diverse academic backgrounds adapt is a challenge for universities.

January 21, 2017
January 21, 2017

Disturbing deviations in children's books

Over the recent backlash of the erroneous content and apparently mysterious changes to the curriculum, the education minister on January 10 stated during a press briefing, “I'm not avoiding my responsibility, but I'm leaving the matter to you whether handing over such a volume of textbooks is a bigger thing than these errors,” to which, the answer is an obvious yes.