There are two Master Trainer Faculty Development Programs:
- Master Trainer Faculty Professional Development Program
- Training Effectiveness Program for MT-FPDP Alumni at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand
MASTER TRAINERS-FACULTY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM:
This program is up to 8 weeks long and is a fully sponsored national in-service residential Master Trainer's professional teaching certificate program. It is held at LID Islamabad and is designed for Higher Education teaching faculty to develop their research and professional skills.
Twenty-one such batches of MT-FPDP have been organized so far by the Learning Innovation Division. Faculty members of different public and HEC-funded private sector universities received professional certification for teaching, research, and management skills. Master Trainers lead a similar training in their respective institutions.
To date, 783 HEI faculty members have received this training and are serving as Master Trainers in their respective institutions. The 28th Batch will be inaugurated in the month of July 2016.
TRAINING EFFECTIVENESS PROGRAM FOR MT-FPDP ALUMNI AT THE ASIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, THAILAND:
This is an exclusive three-week international program meant as a follow-up training for the best performing alumni of the Master Trainer Faculty Professional Development Program (MT-FPDP). The program aims to further expose them to international academic practices and research, and to build their capacity to run the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Centers at their universities.
This training program is conducted at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand. Trainees receive in-depth skill enhancement orientations from world-renowned experts. 145 Master Trainers have so far attended the Training Effectiveness Program at AIT Extension since 2011.