Tag: Hec

HEC launches TESOL for college teachers

ISLAMABAD - Higher Education Commission (HEC), in collaboration with the United States (US) Embassy, has launched a training course for Rawalpindi and Islamabad colleges' English teachers.
HEC Adviser Dr SM Raza was the chief guest in the opening ceremony of the course held on Tuesday.
He said that during the six-week course "Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages" (TESOL), the teachers from the public colleges would be able to improve their pedagogical and

HEC, universities at loggerheads over fake degrees

ISLAMABAD - The process of verification of parliamentarians' educational degrees has failed to achieve the desired results due to the uncooperative attitude of public universities with the Higher Education Commission (HEC).
A senior HEC official said at least 342 degrees could not be verified because of the absence of supporting documents, which the universities had not provided to HEC. HEC focal person Raheem Bux Channa told Pakistan Today on Sunday that degrees and

HEC concerned over anti-PU VC momentum

LAHORE: Higher Education Commission (HEC) officials and some Punjab University (PU) faculty members have expressed concerns over protests against PU Vice Chancellor (VC) Dr Mujahid Kamran by pro-Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) teachers and the Academic Group members on the issue of delegating Punjab Employees Efficiency, Discipline and Accountability (PEEDA) Act 2006 powers to the VC, Pakistan Today has learnt.
The officials and teachers said that they relied on the VC and his efforts for

UVAS and HEC to hold exhibition on biotechnology

LAHORE: University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC) is organizing the first ever National Biotechnology Exhibition and Seminar on 20 - 21st October, 2010.
The two-day exhibition is being held with an idea to gather leading scientists, academicians and policy makers from across the country to share their ideas and vision on the future of Biotechnology. Students from different universities will present their

PhD scholars irked at HEC for delaying their studies abroad

Shocked students have resigned from their jobs but can't go abroad for their degree
HEC executive director says students will be sent abroad as soon as funds are received
Around 400 PhD scholars face an uncertain future, as the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has delayed their departure abroad for their PhD degree supposedly because of a shortage of funds, while it had already asked them to resign from their jobs to take the degree. According to the pupils,