AIOU's int'l moot emphasizes on developing education framework for 2025.

ISLAMABAD -- The 6th international conference on Research and Practices in Education started at Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) with aim to emphasize the need on developing education framework for 2025.

The inaugural session was presided over by the Dean of the Faculty of Education, AIOU, Prof. Dr Nasir Mehmood, while the renowned educationist and former Vice Chancellor, AIOU, Prof. Dr Shahid Siddiqui was the chief guest. Education experts while presenting their papers emphasized the need to prepare the education framework of 2025.

The speakers said that "Education" was the greatest weapon to bring about positive change in society, therefore there was need to formulate a common policy to review the method of education, upgrade teacher education and curricula and introduce an educational system based on moral values.

The speakers congratulated Allama Iqbal Open University, especially Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Zia Ul-Qayyum for his efforts to connect education with the overall development of society and to deal with social and economic challenges.

Two foreign delegates - Dr Jason Laker, Professor of Higher Education, Student Affairs, and Community Development, San Jose State University (SJSU) and Dr Faith Muirhead, Senior Associate Director of the Professional Development Center at the University of Delaware, Newark, USA - were the foreign speakers of the opening session, while Prof. Dr Irfan Ahmed Rind from IBA Sukkur university was the national speaker.


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