Published On: Tue, Dec 10th, 2019
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AIOU to hold Int’l Conference on Research & Practices

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ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will soon hold an international conference on Research and Practices in Education to promote quality education in the country.

It will be the 5th such event that is also aimed promoting research-based culture in the country. The conference’s preparation is underway and it is scheduled to take place in third week of February next, this was stated here on Monday.

The theme of the conference will be ‘Relevance and Quality in Education’. Earlier, the University’s Faculty of Education has organized four International Conferences on Research and Practices in Education (ICRPE).

Those were related to the themes of the social impact of education. Now the fifth one will be in connection with sustainable Development Goals, to be achieved by the country in the coming years.

The conference will also deliberate upon Sustainable Development Goals-4 that is ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

It will also help in extending proposal of collaborative efforts of policymakers, institutional leadership, industry and the local community, for maintaining relevance and enhancing the quality of education.

The major objectives of the event are to bring together the eminent researchers and practitioners to share their work and highlight the indicators of relevance and quality in education.

The conference’s participants will also explore the way forward for implementing the improvements suggested by the scholars and practitioners.