Advancing the Education
The two-day international conference “Education in Pakistan; Practices and Challenges” was held at the Bank road campus of University of Education. Vice chancellor Dr Faiz-ul-Hassan took over the conference.
The research scholars from Pakistan and foreign countries including Dr Abdur Rahman Ilgan from Duzce University College of Education, Turkey, Dr Norman Reid from University of Glasgow, Dr S M Hafeez-ur-Rehman from Dhaka University, Dr Tehseen Tahir from Curtin University, Australia, Dr Muhammad Rasheed from Preston University, Islamabad and Dr Muhammad Memon from Agha Khan University were present in the conference.
Vice Chancellor Dr Faiz-ul-Hassan stressed upon the importance of education in his starting speech, he said that for the development and progress of a nation education is necessary and thus we have to enhance the teaching standards in the universities of Pakistan. He emphasized the need of advancement in the sector of education as he described the education is a gate way to progress and prosperity.
He said if we want to reduce our social and economic problems, our universities should enhance the culture of researches with modern teaching style and techniques. He said we have many dilemmas in various sectors in our country, the solution of these crisis are the adaptation of modern teaching style in our universities, in this way we may prosper socially and economically. He added that if our teachers, professors and students think positively about their flaws and try to improve their performance, we may achieve our goals and aims quickly.
He said that the University of Education is up to advance the education standards in Pakistan. UoE knows its responsibilities in order to solve the present crisis. About 500 participants attended the first day of international conference that includes the students and teaching faculty members from different varsities that are: University of Sargodha, University of the Punjab, Notre Dame Institute of Education, University of Management and Technology, Bahauddin Zakaria University (BZU) Multan, Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU), Islamia University Bahawalpur (IUB), University of Haripur (UH), Federal Urdu University (FUU) and Government College University Faisalabad.