Following the dismissal of the Higher Education Commission’s executive director, a fierce controversy is currently raging in the media about the future of higher education in Pakistan. What are the facts? Did the HEC actually succeed in improving our universities? How is “improvement” to be measured?

Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy is professor of nuclear and high energy physics, and teaches at the School of Science and Engineering (LUMS, Lahore) as well as at Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. In this talk, Hoodbhoy discusses critical issues about the state of higher education in Pakistan.

This event took place at T2F on 21st December, 2012. For more info, visit t2f.biz/the-hec-controversy-separating-fact-and-fiction/.

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