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Master trainers’ programme concludes at HEC

The 17th master trainers faculty professional development programme (MT-FPDP) organised by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) concluded here at HEC secretariat on Friday.
As many as 27 faculty members from 19 public and HEC-funded private universities and colleges from across Pakistan attended the programme.
Minister for Higher Education, KPK, Qazi Mohammad Asad Khan, was the chief guest of the ceremony. HEC Chairman Dr Javaid R Laghari was also present on the occasion. So far, 496 faculty members have benefited from MT-FPDP in 17 batches. This eight-week programme is particularly designed to equip the teaching faculty with the latest pedagogical and research skills required for effective teaching and research.
Talking to the participants, the minister said HEC had revolutionised the higher education sector and it would continue its mission for uplifting the standard of higher education across the country. He congratulated the participants on successful completion of the programme and hoped they would further cascade the training to other teachers in their respective institutions.
The HEC chairperson said the prime objective of the teachers is to disseminate knowledge. “HEC is taking care of human resource development of the universities effectively through in-service capacity building programmes,” he said.
Earlier, Noor Amna Malik, Director General (Learning Innovation) HEC, briefed the audience about the objectives of MT-FPDP. She said the programme ensures professional development of the in-service university teachers.
The programme included 13 core modules and additional sessions on different important social topics. Recreational and study trips to different historic places were also arranged.



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