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A Special Message from CHAIRMAN HEC on inauguration of BUTVA Special Message from CHAIRMAN HEC on inauguration of BUTVhttp://hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/A Special Message from CHAIRMAN HEC on inauguration of BUTV

 

 

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Foreign Student Interns Call on Chairman HECForeign Student Interns Call on Chairman HEC<p style="text-align:justify;">Islamabad, July 24, 2017: As many as 10 foreign students, presently working as interns in Pakistan under International Association for Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE) programme, visited Higher Education Commission and met Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman HEC and Dr. Arshad Ali, Executive Director HEC.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Welcoming foreign students to HEC, the Chairman underlined the significance of student exchange programmes for promotion and internationalisation of higher education. He said exchange of students between different countries not only helps students enrich their qualification but also develops cultural harmony. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">He wished the students a great learning experience in Pakistan. "I want you to enjoy and learn a lot being in Pakistan and feel at home". </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The students expressed satisfaction on facilities available to them in Pakistani higher education institutions for their internships. They termed IAESTE a very important programme which helps beneficiaries learn in dynamic environments and develop their personalities as professionals.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">IAESTE is an international student exchange programme launched in 1948 at Imperial College London with a vision to encourage students from all over the world for their self-development as well as promotion of good relations among different countries. It provides students with international internships in their relevant fields of study and an opportunity to understand and experience cultures of other countries.  Pakistan became a member of IAESTE in 1990.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Each year, IAESTE holds an annual conference, hosted by one of the member countries. It is one of the biggest events of IAESTE where over 250 delegates from across the world participate. The primary objective of this conference is to exchange internship opportunities among the member countries. This year, IAESTE annual conference was held in Seoul, South Korea.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">At the annual conference 2017, IAESTE Pakistan was able to secure 45 exchange opportunities from a number of countries including Austria, Vietnam, Germany, Oman, Slovakia, Thailand, Turkey, and Korea among others. So far, 14 Pakistani students have been accepted for internship in countries like Austria, Indonesia, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam, Ireland Croatia and Macedonia.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Currently, 10 foreign students are being hosted by Pakistan. These students have been placed at National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) Islamabad mainly, where they are being engaged in internships and trainings. Furthermore, five students are still anticipating their visas to Pakistan and will hopefully reach Pakistan soon. These students belong to different countries including Canada, Austria, Greece, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, Oman, Turkey, Poland, Denmark, Slovakia, Switzerland, Vietnam and UAE.</p>27-07-2017 04:24:06<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/news/Pages/FSI-Call-on-Chairman-HEC.aspx
Pakistani Students Take Part in Int’l Chemistry & Physics OlympiadsPakistani Students Take Part in Int’l Chemistry & Physics Olympiads <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:12pt;">Islamabad, July 18, 2017: Two teams of Pakistani students have participated in International Chemistry and Physics Olympiads at Bangkok, Thailand and Yogyakarta, Indonesia respectively. Teams comprising four Chemistry and five Physics students competed against over 300 talented students of respective subjects from around the world.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:12pt;">Students were selected under the STEM Careers Programme after nationwide screening tests held in all major cities of the country. Top 50 students for each competition were shortlisted for training in the subjects. After attending three-week long training camps, these students were further shortlisted and trained. Finally, two teams were selected to represent Pakistan in these Olympiads. Final camps for the two teams were set up in Hussain Ebrahim Jamal Research Institute of Chemistry, Karachi and Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), Islamabad respectively.  </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:12pt;">Students for Chemistry Olympiad included Maha Ayub from The Lyceum School, Karachi, Shah Muhammad Hassan from Generations School, Karachi; Amna Masood from Beaconhouse School System, Islamabad; and Mahnoor Moeen from Iqra Army Public School & College, Quetta. Whereas, the team of Physics students comprised Muzammil Ali Shaikh from Government Degree College, Larkana, Baqir Hassan Jafry from Karachi Grammar School, Karachi, Zoraiz Naeem from Beaconhouse School System, Abbottabad, Ubaidullah from ACME College of Excellence, Sargodha and Muhamad Mubeen from FG Sir Syed College, The Mall, Rawalpindi.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:12pt;">These International Olympiads are one of the most prestigious competitions for college students up to age of 20 years. The first International Chemistry Olympiad was held in Prague, Czech Republic in 1968, while the first International Physics Olympiad was held in Warsa, Poland in 1967. Over 75 countries send their teams to compete in each of these competitions.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:12pt;">STEM Careers Programme is a joint venture of Higher Education Commission (HEC) and PIEAS aimed at grooming talented youth of the nation to opt for career in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics and preparing them for participation in the annual International Olympiads in Physics, Biology, Mathematics and Chemistry. </span></p>27-07-2017 04:21:36<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/news/Pages/PSTP.aspx
HEC-CAHE Forum Deliberates Challenges of Equitable Access, Quality in Higher EducationHEC-CAHE Forum Deliberates Challenges of Equitable Access, Quality in Higher Education <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:13pt;">Islamabad, July 17, 2017: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) and China Association of Higher Education (CAHE) jointly organised the first Pakistan-China Forum entitled “Challenges of Equitable Access and Quality in Higher Education” at Air University, Islamabad on Monday.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:13pt;">Mr. Ahsan Iqbal, Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms was the chief guest. Dr. Arshad Ali Executive Director HEC, Lt. Gen. (R) Muhammad Asghar, Consultant (CPEC) HEC, CAHE delegates, and a large number of academicians were also present. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:13pt;">Speaking on the occasion, the Minister appreciated the role of HEC in building CPEC University Alliance and CPEC Consortium of Business Schools. “These efforts will help building collaborative linkages and intellectual connectivity which symbolize the spirit of CPEC”, he stated. He maintained that the Government is fully supportive of HEC in capacity building of existing higher education institutions to prepare suitable human resource for CPEC and promote cultural harmony between the two countries. “CPEC means Pakistan’s entry into the global supply chain,” he emphasised. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:13pt;">In his address, Dr. Arshad Ali thanked the Government’s commitment for promotion of higher education in the country which, he said, is not only a goal but also a pre-requisite for a knowledge-based economy. He also shared various initiatives of HEC with regard to HEC Vision 2025. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:13pt;">Earlier in his welcome address, Mr. Faaiz Amir, Vice Chancellor, Air University and Mr. Muhammad Asghar shed light on theme of Forum. The Forum focused on three areas including national role and contribution in improving quality of higher education, ensuring quality with large scale increase in access, and balancing quality of higher education in diverse regions. The Forum was also addressed by Mr Diaomei Wang, leader of the Chinese delegation.  </span></p>27-07-2017 04:18:11<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/news/Pages/HEC-CAHE-Forum.aspx

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National Consultative Conference on HEC Vision 2025http://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/V2025.jpg, http://hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/V2025.jpgNational Consultative Conference on HEC Vision 2025<p style="text-align:justify;">​</p><div style="top:-1999px;left:-1988px;text-align:justify;">​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​<a href="/english/HECAnnouncements/Documents/Announcement/HEC-Vision-2025.pdf">HEC Vision 2025</a> is an aspirational long term plan to sustain what has been achieved since 2002 in Higher Education and to initiate further qualitative and quantitative reforms that are in line with GoP Vision 2025. The document aligns Human Resource ​Development platform with Economic Development platform to create knowledge economy in Pakistan. HEC plans to implement a process of developing critically needed human capital that is both professionally competent and ethically committed to make Pakistan an emerging Asian Economic Tiger. </div>25-05-2017 05:24:1223{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://hec.gov.pk
International Conference on Archaeology Heritage of Pakistanhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/C1.jpg, http://hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/C1.jpgInternational Conference on Archaeology Heritage of Pakistan<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">The primary goal is to sensitize non-experts but scholars, decision makers, member of the education and higher education community, bureaucrats and politicians that archaeology and Heritage are a constitutive part of the country, and to seize the occasion of this conference to convey a strong message in the alignment of the Vision 2025.<br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">The overall achievement of the conference would be that the audience walks away with a sense of urgency in terms of taking initiatives to protect and promote cultural heritage which hopefully subsequently would spark action on the part of various stakeholders. It also promotes a sense of pride among them from Pakistan history and past. In addition, some concrete recommendations for various stakeholders from the round tables will be gathered and presented at the closing session and handed to the Government for further follow up and as input for a cultural policy.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">The conference also recognize the following goals; a positive approach about a renewed national narrative taking into account a broader part of history inspired by archaeology and heritage; and an economic approach bringing culture and in particular archaeology and heritage as an essential component of development through tourism for instance.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">The conference is co-organized by Higher Education Commission (HEC), National History and Literary Heritage Division, UNESCO, Embassy of France in Pakistan, British Council, and Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA).<br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="line-height:107%;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;">For more info please visit <a href="/site/ICAHP">http://hec.gov.pk/ICAHP</a></span><br><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"></span></p>20-06-2017 06:42:4024{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://hec.gov.pk
International Conference on Research and Practices in Education (ICRPE) 2017http://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/logo.png, http://hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/logo.pngInternational Conference on Research and Practices in Education (ICRPE) 2017<p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>​Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) having large number of prospective teachers across the country representing all sections of the community may have more potential to reach community. In this context the conference invites researchers, scholars and professionals across the globe from all fields of education and allied disciplines to present their work in various forms i.e. Oral paper presentations, round table discussions, and poster presentations. We are inviting researchers from all modes and levels of education. Proceedings of the conference will published and selected papers will go through blind peer review process for the publication in following AIOU Journals:</strong></p><ul><li><strong>Pakistan Journal of Education</strong></li><li><strong>Pakistan Journal of Distance & Online Learning (PJDOL)</strong></li><li><strong>Journal of Contemporary Teacher education</strong></li></ul><div style="text-decoration:underline;"><b>Major Goals of the Conference: </b></div><div><b><br></b></div><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>1. To initiate an analytical and critical discourse among the researchers and scholars of the field that may lead to social change.</strong><br><strong>2. To provide opportunity to scholars across the globe for dissemination of their research work for addressing the social phenomenon. </strong><br><strong>3. To highlight innovative methods and modes of research around the world that focus social integration and consolidation.</strong><br><strong>4. To explore the practices of technology integration that may help to align the teaching learning context with the societal demands. </strong><br><strong>5. To project practices that may contribute towards inclusive society.</strong></p>16-12-2016 08:43:5513{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://hec.gov.pk

 

 

International Conference on Archaeology Heritage of Pakistanhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/C1.jpg, http://hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/C1.jpgInternational Conference on Archaeology Heritage of Pakistan<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">The primary goal is to sensitize non-experts but scholars, decision makers, member of the education and higher education community, bureaucrats and politicians that archaeology and Heritage are a constitutive part of the country, and to seize the occasion of this conference to convey a strong message in the alignment of the Vision 2025.<br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">The overall achievement of the conference would be that the audience walks away with a sense of urgency in terms of taking initiatives to protect and promote cultural heritage which hopefully subsequently would spark action on the part of various stakeholders. It also promotes a sense of pride among them from Pakistan history and past. In addition, some concrete recommendations for various stakeholders from the round tables will be gathered and presented at the closing session and handed to the Government for further follow up and as input for a cultural policy.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">The conference also recognize the following goals; a positive approach about a renewed national narrative taking into account a broader part of history inspired by archaeology and heritage; and an economic approach bringing culture and in particular archaeology and heritage as an essential component of development through tourism for instance.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">The conference is co-organized by Higher Education Commission (HEC), National History and Literary Heritage Division, UNESCO, Embassy of France in Pakistan, British Council, and Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA).<br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="line-height:107%;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;">For more info please visit <a href="/site/ICAHP">http://hec.gov.pk/ICAHP</a></span><br><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"></span></p>20-06-2017 06:42:40http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/Pages/ICAHP.aspx24{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://hec.gov.pk
National Consultative Conference on HEC Vision 2025http://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/V2025.jpg, http://hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/V2025.jpgNational Consultative Conference on HEC Vision 2025<p style="text-align:justify;">​</p><div style="top:-1999px;left:-1988px;text-align:justify;">​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​<a href="/english/HECAnnouncements/Documents/Announcement/HEC-Vision-2025.pdf">HEC Vision 2025</a> is an aspirational long term plan to sustain what has been achieved since 2002 in Higher Education and to initiate further qualitative and quantitative reforms that are in line with GoP Vision 2025. The document aligns Human Resource ​Development platform with Economic Development platform to create knowledge economy in Pakistan. HEC plans to implement a process of developing critically needed human capital that is both professionally competent and ethically committed to make Pakistan an emerging Asian Economic Tiger. </div>25-05-2017 05:24:12http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/Pages/Conference-V2025.aspx23{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://hec.gov.pk
05 Days Workshop on “SPSS” for Faculty Members of University of Sindhhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/LI2.jpg, http://hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/LI2.jpg05 Days Workshop on “SPSS” for Faculty Members of University of Sindh<p style="text-align:justify;">PUC two proposals received from University of Sindh Jamshoro regarding the subject captioned.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Learning Innovation Division provides opportunity of Professional Development training program to the faculty members of University through short terms training Programs. The main purpose for organizing these workshops is to enable, to train and equip the young faculty members with latest teaching research and techniques. This Workshop will help the faculty members to boost up their teaching skills, methods and implementation.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Objectives.</strong></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">This workshop is intended to discuss – with the potential researchers – in the form of training workshop so that they can sharpen their professional development on solid grounds and on continuous basis. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Program's Outcomes:</strong></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">This program aims to upgrade the knowledge & enhance the skills of the university's faculty in the area of SPSS & delivery of Training Programs. After the training participants will be able to:</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Upon completion of the training programme, participants would be able to input data into SPSS, select appropriate data analysis techniques perform requisite analyses using SPSS, interpret the data output for various decision making needs and present output to specific users in user friendly manner.</p><p style="text-align:left;"><strong>Topic Date:                                        </strong>SPSS       ​April 17-21, 2017               </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">V<strong>enue </strong></span><strong>:                                              University of Sindh Jamshoro</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Target Group :</strong></span>                                   30 Faculty Members. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Timing</strong></span>                                                09:00 to 04:00                                                  ​​</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Resource Persons</strong></span><span style="text-decoration:underline;">:</span></p><ol><li>Dr. Jamil A, Malik  </li><li>Dr. Muhammad Akaram Ansari <strong style="text-align:justify;color:inherit;"> </strong></li></ol><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Coordinator</strong></span><strong>                                       </strong>Prof. Dr. Muhammad Akaram Ansari  </p>04-04-2017 08:18:02http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/Pages/Workshop-SPSS.aspx22{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://hec.gov.pk

 

 

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Invitation of Bid for Procurement of LaptopsInvitation of Bid for Procurement of Laptops2017-07-17T19:00:00Z2017-08-08T19:00:00Zhttp://hec.gov.pk/english/news/HECTenderRFP/HECLPT.pdfHEC-0044Higher Education CommissionProcurement