The Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (AWKUM) arranged a seminar on “Uplifting the Quality of Higher Education through Innovative Strategies” on December 19, 2019. Prof. Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad (EX Vice Chancellor), University of Science and Technology Abbottabad was the keynote speaker. The Director QEC, Prof. Dr. Waheed Murad, welcomed the honorable guests and participants in his remarks on quality education. A large number of faculty and members of Program Teams and Assessment Teams (PT/AT) of different departments participated in the session.
“The inception of knowledge driven economies provided basis for the establishment of Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan in 2002. HEC reformed the higher education system based on the world’s leading US higher education. The aim of the reformed system was to improve quality at par with the developed world. During the session, the speaker highlighted the innovative but simple strategies for the uplifting of quality of higher education at par with the developed world.
Addressing to the closing ceremony, the chief guest Prof. Dr. Muhammad Khurshid Khan (Vice Chancellor AWKUM) highly appreciated the efforts of QEC for organizing such an important seminar for faculty members. He said that conducting such seminars will create awareness about the need of quality education in the universities.
In the end Prof. Dr. Aurangzeb Khan (Dean Faculty of Physical & Numerical Sciences) presented a vote of thanks to the guests and participants.