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PU IER organizes seminar on education policy
PU IER organizes seminar on education policy

LAHORE: (Tuesday, July 23, 2019): Punjab University Institute of Education & Research organized national seminar and round table discussion on “Teacher Education Programs: HEC & Government Policies” here on Tuesday. Punjab University Dean Faculty of Education Prof Dr Abid Hussain Choudhrary, Director IER Prof Dr Rafaqat Ali Akbar, former VC UoS Prof Dr Riaz Ul Haq Tariq, faculty members and renowned educationist from various universities and academic institutions of the country were present on the occasion. The participants discussed provincial government teacher recruitment policy, future of teacher education programs, HEC four years degree programs, teacher education and ADE & BS programs at colleges. The speakers said that teachers were considered the most important variable for success of the education system and no reform in education could be successful without considering the teacher education in the changing scenarios. They said that the quality of pre-service teacher education guarantees the quality of education by making future teachers competent in their subjects, modifies behaviors and create effective teaching skills among them. They lauded the efforts of PU IER for arranging such fruitful event.