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Nigerian S&T Ministry Delegation Calls on Chairman HECNigerian S&T Ministry Delegation Calls on Chairman HEC<p style="text-align:justify;">Islamabad, December 12, 2018: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) is keen to work with friendly countries and develop international academic linkages for promotion of higher education and collaboration.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">This was stated by Dr. Tariq Banuri, Chairman, HEC in a meeting with a two-member delegation from Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Nigeria at the Commission Secretariat. The delegation comprised Mr. Abayomi Oguntunde, Director, Bioresources Technology Department, Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Nigeria and Mr. Samuel Thomas, SA to Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Science and Technology.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Dr. Banuri said HEC has set up Centres of Advanced Studies in water, energy and food security which can contribute to problem solving in Pakistan and other developing countries. He stressed the need for identifying potential areas of collaboration between HEC and Nigerian higher education institutions. "HEC looks forward to enhancing collaboration with our brotherly nations in all areas of education and research," he stated. He underlined that an HEC team would be sent to visit Nigeria to enhance bilateral collaboration and assess option for cooperation and mutual support with Nigerian institutions. He said HEC encourages promotion of research collaborations with international institutions and can also extend assistance to Nigeria.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The delegation appreciated HEC for its programmes and initiatives to develop the higher education sector in Pakistan. </p><p style="text-align:center;">===============</p>12-12-2018 11:29:08<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
LLB Admissions without TestLLB Admissions without Test<div style="text-align:justify;"> </div><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:center;"><strong><span style="font-size:16pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"cambria", serif;">HEC Announces 15<sup>th</sup> as Deadline for Universities to Submit Data of Admitted Law Students <br></span></strong></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"cambria", serif;">Islamabad, December 11, 2018: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has asked the universities and affiliated colleges to submit by December 15, 2018 the data of law students who have been admitted in law degree programmes without appearing in HEC-Law Admission Test (LAT) held on August 19, 2018.       </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"cambria", serif;">A letter issued to Vice Chancellors and heads of universities reveals that on the directions of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, admission of only those students will be considered valid who have taken the HEC-LAT test and secured 50 per cent marks. This test is aimed at discerning whether the candidates have the aptitude for the programme.  </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"cambria", serif;">HEC has repeatedly issued letters to the Vice Chancellors and heads of all public sector universities, requesting them for provision of the requisite data. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"cambria", serif;">According to the Supreme Court judgement, the students aspiring for admission in law programmes must appear in the law test. In order to facilitate the students, HEC conducted LAT test on August 19, 2018. However, some students could not take the examination on this date. A subsequent test will be administered.  </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"cambria", serif;">The universities have been asked to provide the list of students who have been admitted in LLB programme without obtaining the test score, so that test is conducted for them and their admissions are finalised.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;text-align:center;">===============</p>11-12-2018 11:48:15<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
HEC, British Council Launch Pakistan-UK Education GatewayHEC, British Council Launch Pakistan-UK Education Gateway<p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Higher Education Government's Top Priority, Says Shafqat Mahmood           </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Islamabad, November 26, 2018: The promotion of higher education is the highest priority of government, said Mr. Shafqat Mahmood, Federal Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training.     </p><p style="text-align:justify;">He said this while addressing the launching ceremony of Pakistan-UK Education Gateway held at the Commission Secretariat on Monday. Dr. Tariq Banuri, Chairman, HEC, Lt. Gen. (R) Muhammad Asghar, Executive Director, HEC, Mr. Thomas Drew, British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Ms. Rosemary Hilhorst, Country Director, British Council, Ms. Joanna Newman, Secretary General, Association of Commonwealth Universities, Dr. Mahmood-ul-Hassan Butt, Consultant, HEC and large number of Vice Chancellors also graced the ceremony. A delegation of 20 representatives of top UK universities currently on visit to Pakistan also attended the meeting.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Pakistan and the United Kingdom have a long history of friendship and academic collaboration between the two countries. Pakistan-UK Education Gateway Programme will prove to be a constant means of cooperation between the higher education sectors of the two countries. The critical areas to be covered in the Pakistan-UK Education Gateway include split PhD programmes, full-fledged PhD programmes, student and faculty exchange, easy student mobility, involvement of funding agencies and research entities, quality and governance at higher education institutions, and capacity building through short training programmes. There are seven elements of the Pakistan-UK Gateway. From Research Partnerships; helping to find PhD Scholarships for Pakistanis; supporting Leadership development and introducing Quality Assurance systems; bring more opportunities through Distance Learning; more Pakistani students studying in the UK; building on Pakistan's position as a market for Transnational education and finally a compulsory three credit course on Citizenship- modelled on Active Citizens.         </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Shafqat Mahmood said the launch of Pakistan-UK Education Gateway is an august occasion in the history of Pakistan-UK relations. He said the two countries enjoy deep and strong cordial relations, adding that the initiative will further strengthen the bilateral relations between Pakistan and the United Kingdom. He said Pakistan has a long way to go in its efforts to develop the higher education sector. Identifying challenges facing the higher education sector, he said the country needs to exert tremendous efforts on improving quality and ensuing relevance of higher education and research. He urged the Vice Chancellors to prepare students for the future challenges and work on improving the methodology of imparking knowledge, as the knowledge base of future will be different. It is also imperative to develop skills of our youth in consonance with the job market needs, he underlined. He maintained that the government is going to complete its 100 days and it has identified areas to focus on for the socio-economic development.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Dr. Banuri said Pakistan and the United Kingdom have developed outstanding academic relationship. He informed the audience that as many as 386 Pakistani scholars have completed their PhD studies from the UK universities in the recent years.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"It is a brilliant start. Yet, we want to take it not only to thousands but to tens of thousands," he underlined. He stressed the need for developing the bilateral academic relationship in a way that helps Pakistan build up its universities. He underscored that global parity is essential to help the future generations address the challenges. "We need to train our children to be global citizens, as we know for sure that the challenges they will face will be of global character," he stated. He emphasised that all academic institutions need a strategy to enhance global engagement. He said HEC has marked tremendous success in the last 15 years achieving a number of goals set at the time of its inception. He said tenfold increase in the enrolment ratio has been marked with proportional increase in the number of faculty members. He added that the number of research publications has increased up to 15 times as compared to 2002. He observed that amid this rapid expansion and tremendous cultural change, two areas including quality and relevance need more attention. He said HEC plans to greater integration of programmes, as the time has come to give Social Sciences and Humanities their due. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Ms. Hilhorst said, "the successful future of several million young people in our hands, as they have great expectations and aspirations." She said through this partnership, we continue to bring the UK's knowledge and expertise to Pakistan in support of HEC in their ambition to develop and build the capacity of higher education institutions in the country. We look forward to working with the HEC and our UK partners in making this gateway a success and add value to bilateral and mutually beneficial relationships.    </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The additional investment of GBP one million will fund Research and Partnership Grants; the development of a Research Excellence Framework; building the capacity of Pakistan's research and doctoral base. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The ceremony was also addressed by Ms. Joanna Newman and Dr. Mahmood-ul-Hassan Butt who shed light on the significance of Pakistan-UK Education Gateway. </p><p style="text-align:center;">===============</p>27-11-2018 10:55:40<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />




International Conference on Research and Practices in Education (ICRPE) 2017http://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/logo.png, 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}
International Conference on Archaeology Heritage of Pakistanhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/C1.jpg, 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"></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}
Hello Tomorrow Islamabad Summithttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/FC16.jpg, Tomorrow Islamabad Summit<p style="text-align:justify;">​Higher Education Commission is hosting Hello Tomorrow Islamabad Summit in partnership with French Embassy, Hello Tomorrow France and university of Gujrat. This summit is part of a set of global actions organized by Hello Tomorrow France. The summit will take place on <strong>20</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong><strong> October 2016 in HEC Islamabad H-9 </strong>from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. At HEC Islamabad auditorium . </p><p style="text-align:justify;">For Registration of the subject event please visit link: <a href=""></a></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">For further details please contact with: </span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"> Mr.Sanwal Muneer if you have any questions. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The contact details are Sanwal Muneer | Head Hello Tomorrow Pakistan,</p><p style="text-align:justify;">CEO & Founder Capture Mobility Pvt Ltd Scotland</p><p style="text-align:justify;">+923007000932 Pakistan ,</p><p style="text-align:justify;">+447586168584 UK Hello Tomorrow  </p><p> </p>14-10-2016 06:11:2710{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}



Huawei ICT Competition 2018- Opening Ceremonyhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/ICT-Com.jpg, ICT Competition 2018- Opening Ceremony<p>​​​...</p>31-08-2018 14:07:22{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}
34th Master Trainers-Faculty Professional Development Programhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/Flyer.jpg, Master Trainers-Faculty Professional Development Program<p style="text-align:justify;">The Master Trainers-Faculty Professional Development Program is an 8 Week in-service certified professional development program specifically designed to equip the Higher Education teaching faculty (having service less than 5 years) with the principles of professional teaching and research skills/methodology, required for effective teaching and research, according to modern class room settings. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The faculty members developed as Master Trainers disseminate similar training in their respective institutions either as Resource Person or as Coordinator. In previous thirty three batches organized by Learning Innovation Division, <strong>954</strong> faculty members of different public and HEC Funded Private Sector Universities got professional certification in principles of professional teaching and research as well as management. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Objectives </strong></p><ol style="text-align:justify;"><li>To make teachers understand their responsibilities & duties towards the teaching profession. </li><li>To produce professional teachers, who have the theoretical knowledge and understanding, combined with practical skills, competencies and commitment to teach at high national standards. </li><li>To expand their teaching skills from conventional teaching to include a variety of innovative teaching methods, using case study, problem based learning & simulation teaching techniques etc. </li><li>To promote the knowledge of curriculum development and its right implementation in classroom settings. </li><li>To enable teachers to select, construct and use assessment strategies for monitoring student learning. </li><li>To enable teachers enhance their management skills and utilize them in the teaching learning situations. </li><li>To develop their research skills so that they can contribute to the existing knowledge sphere in their respective fields. </li><li>To strengthen teacher's communication skills so that they can effectively communicate as professional teachers. </li><li>Most importantly to trickle down quality education & knowledge to their students as expected of them. </li></ol>29-12-2017 04:04:35{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}
ANNUAL Trans-Eurasia Information Network (TEIN) NOC Workshop 2017http://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/cimgpsh_orig.jpg, Trans-Eurasia Information Network (TEIN) NOC Workshop 2017<p style="text-align:justify;">​The Trans-Eurasia Information Network Cooperation Center (TEIN*CC) has been playing an important role in solving critical global issues under the Trans-Eurasia Information Network(TEIN) project with a focus on building network infrastructure and tapping into new ICT technologies. TEIN (Trans-Eurasia Information Network) is a high speed network for research and education which connects 24 countries in Asia and 34 countries in Europe. The countries from Asia Pacific Region include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Malaysia, Mongolia, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore and Chinese Taipei.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Objectives of Asi@Connect Project</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Asi@Connect is a continuing success story of Asia–Europe Meeting (ASEM) that addresses the themes of the ASEM initiative and its overall and specific objectives:</p><ul style="text-align:justify;"><li>Increase internet connectivity for research and education between Asia and Europe via high-speed direct links to GÉANT.</li><li>Improve intra-regional connectivity across Asia-Pacific with upgraded link capacities.</li><li>Support UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through improved access to education and research resources.</li><li>Promote international R&E collaboration between Asian and European partners.</li><li>Expand geographical coverage of the network to include other Asian countries.</li><li>Promote the broadening of SDGs relevant user applications supported by the TEIN network, and increase the use of the TEIN network.</li><li><div>Enhance human capacity of the Asi@Connect partners</div><div>By providing the Asia-Pacific countries with a gateway for global research and education collaborations, Asi@Connect empowers developing Asian countries to participate in collaborative programmes and bridges the Digital Divide that exists within the global communities of research, education and health.</div></li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><br></p>11-12-2017 09:36:02{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}



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