Wednesday, 23 September, 2020
AIOU to hold Int’l Conference on quality research

AIOU to hold Int’l Conference on quality research

Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU), Islamabad would hold 2-day international conference on Research and Practices in Education to promote quality education in the country on February 18-19, 2020.

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 to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

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

According to Dr. Nasir Mahmood, Dean, Faculty 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.

This is in line with recent initiatives taken by Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Zia-Ul-Qayyum to promote research cultural that relevant to the country's socio-economic needs, he added.

 

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