Published On: Fri, Dec 27th, 2013
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Faculty of Pakistani universities capable to compete: Chairman HEC

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ISLAMABAD: Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) Syed Imtiaz Hussain Gilani, has said that teachers of Pakistani universities are enough capable to compete at international level.

On Thursday while addressing at the closing ceremony of the 21st Faculty Professional Development Program organized by the Learning Innovation Division, he said, HEC is doing utmost effort to facilitate faculty members and researchers.

The eight-week in-service program has been designed to equip university teachers with special skills needed for adult learners required for effective teaching and research at higher education level.

The chairman while congratulating the participants on successful completion of training said that the teachers are role models for their students and academic leaders who play crucial role in development of future generations.

Stressing on the significance of communication skills, for both teachers and students he said,” You may share a lot of knowledge with students but it’s ineffective if not communicated properly so keep in mind that a teacher needs to be a good communicator.”

As many as 30 faculty members from 30 public and private sector universities across Pakistan attended the program, while Vice Chancellors of a few local higher education institutions and senior officials of HEC were also present in the ceremony.
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