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Shafqat Mahmood Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training says that Ministry of Education will fully support to transform the education system of PakistanShafqat Mahmood Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training says that Ministry of Education will fully support to transform the education system of Pakistanhttp://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=53jpghttp://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/Federal-Minister-Eductaion.jpg
Minister Education Mr. Shafqat Mahmood maiden visit to HECMinister Education Mr. Shafqat Mahmood maiden visit to HEChttp://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=50jpghttp://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/Minister Education Mr. Shafqat Mahmood maiden visit to HEC.jpg
Masters scholarship is funded by China Road and Bridge CorporationMasters scholarship is funded by China Road and Bridge Corporationhttp://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=51jpghttp://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/Masters scholarship is funded by China Road and Bridge Corporation.jpg
HEC and Huawei kick off 3rd ICT Competition in PakistanHEC and Huawei kick off 3rd ICT Competition in Pakistanhttp://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=52jpghttp://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/HEC and Huawei kick off 3rd ICT Competition in Pakistan.jpg

 

 

Steps Taken to Alleviate Unemployment of PhDsSteps Taken to Alleviate Unemployment of PhDs<p style="text-align:center;"><strong>​Efforts to alleviate unemployment of PhDs has begun to bear fruits</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Islamabad, January 17, 2019: Vice Chancellors have committed themselves to reviewing CVs uploaded on HEC website.  Recently, Shaheed Benezir Bhutto University Banazirabad has decided to offer jobs to 22 PhDs out of the 105 CVs in relevant disciplines. Similar decisions are likely to follow as other universities complete their recruitment formalities.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">In this regard, Dr. Tariq Banuri, Chairman HEC convened a meeting of all relevant Programme Coordinators at HEC to review the recommendations made by representatives of the unemployed PhDs. The meeting led to a number of decisions including: </p><ol style="text-align:justify;"><li>Launch of an exclusive research grant program which will be open to unemployed PhDs on competitive basis. The applicants will have to affiliate themselves with a university on an honorary basis in order to apply for the grant.</li><li>Establishment of a Committee, to be chaired by Dr. Farrukh Iqbal, Director, IBA Karachi to undertake an in-depth analysis of teacher-student ratio in various programs and recommend guidelines and standards for the enhancement of quality.</li><li>Establishment of a Committee to be chaired by Prof. Dr. Masoom Yasinzai, Rector, IIU Islamabad to review the practice of over-reliance on visiting faculty and recommend guidelines and standards to reinforce. </li><li>Commission a study on the employment trends in various disciplines, in order to enable universities to focus their resources in fields where there is a high demand. In this regard, the HEC has already shared available information on unemployed PhDs with universities and, advised them not to launch programs in areas where there is excess supply. </li><li>HEC has already collected data on unemployed PhDs and has set a target date of 31<sup>st</sup> January, 2019 for the launch of a consolidated Academic Jobs Portal.</li></ol><p style="text-align:justify;">The above decisions were made in response to a petition sent by representatives of unemployed PhDs following their meeting with the Chairman HEC and Mr. Naeem ul Haq, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister.   </p><p>===============</p>17-01-2019 19:21:03<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/news/Pages/Unemployment-PhD.aspx
HEC, Microsoft Launch Imagine Cup 2019HEC, Microsoft Launch Imagine Cup 2019<p style="text-align:center;"><strong>HEC, Universities Sign MoU to Collaborate for EduTV</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Caption-1: Dr. Tariq Banuri, Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) addresses a ceremony organised in connection with launch of Imagine Cup 2019. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Caption-2: Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Muhammad Asghar and Vice Chancellors of different universities sign a Memorandum of Understanding to develop collaboration for functioning of EduTV. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Islamabad, January 15, 2019: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Microsoft, Pakistan launched Imagine Cup 2019 during a ceremony held at the Commission Secretariat on Tuesday. The ceremony also marked signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between HEC and five universities for collaboration in functioning of HEC EduTV.   </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Dr. Tariq Banuri, Chairman HEC graced the occasion as chief guest. Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Muhammad Asghar, Executive Director HEC, Mr. Abid Zaidi, Country Manager Microsoft, Mr. Mike Yeah, Assistant General Council, Microsoft, Middle East and a number of Vice Chancellors, faculty members and students were also present.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Imagine Cup is one of Microsoft's many efforts to transform skill development, nurture budding technologists and foster collaborative and innovative spirit.  This global technology competition boasts of several success stories emerging from the competition. It is a vibrant platform to innovate, get recognised and eventually get enabled to bring about a positive change.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Imagine Cup continues to foster innovation among students and enables them to transform their ambitions into reality. The winner team will now represent Pakistan at the upcoming worldwide finals to compete among global teams for a USD $100,000 prize.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Addressing the ceremony, Dr. Banuri underlined that imagination is the real essence of education as well as human life and spirit. "Imagination enables the mankind to design other possible worlds. Imagination is not about technology, but it is all about the human beings." He stressed that imagination and curiosity play a vital role in solving problems and the development and use of technology is pivotal to materialise imaginations.    </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Chairman appreciated the NUST SEECS (School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) who won the Imagine Cup 2018 national finals. He said the young minds of Pakistan have a great potential and imagination skills. "We need your brain power to solve our problems and transform the challenges facing our country into opportunities," he emphasised. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Dr. Banuri said that HEC plans to move towards paperless office. He added that a job portal has been created where the academia, especially universities, can post their jobs and find suitable candidates. Highlighting the importance of Higher Education Information Management System (HEIMS), he said a Campus Management System is being evolved to bring all the HEC technology-linked initiatives onto a single platform. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">He said Imagine Cup provides youth with education, exposure, and networking opportunity. He said that networking is a part and parcel of the partnership between HEC and Microsoft. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">In his remarks, Mr. Abid Zaidi said Microsoft strives to bring the right set of tools and technology towards the students so that they can change the work for the better. He observed that Pakistani students are the agents of change and they need the right set of tools to succeed. He stated that as a technology company, Microsoft wants to empower students and enable them to shape the future.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Microsoft Imagine Cup continues to witness strong participation from Pakistan, as well as world over. Under Education Transformation Agreement, HEC and Microsoft work in partnership to enable student-centric learning, enhance education with powerful software tools and improve the efficiency of education systems. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The agreement is aimed at supporting all communities, enabling them to enjoy social benefits of a well-educated population. It encompasses training for educators and educational leaders, conducting research for innovations, and building professional communities to ensure that every student has the benefit of a global network of empowered educators. The key strategic aims of this partnership include transformation of learning and innovation and develop 21<sup>st</sup> Century Skills and Employability.    </p><p style="text-align:justify;">On the occasion, HEC signed an MoU with Lahore Garrison College, Riphah International University, Islamabad, Shaheed Zulfiqat Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST), Sindh Madrasatul Islam, Karachi, and, University of Gujrat to collaborate in functioning of HEC EduTV. </p><p style="text-align:center;">===============</p>15-01-2019 11:22:43<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/news/Pages/Imagine-Cup-2019.aspx

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2nd International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Educationhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/PNQAHE1.jpg, http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/PNQAHE1.jpg2nd International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education<p style="text-align:justify;">​Pakistan Network of Quality Assurance in Higher Education was launched in the 1st International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education, December 18-19 2017 organized by Khyber Medical University at Peshawar. In the conference, Quality Enhancement Cell of KMU proposed Pakistan Network of Quality Assurance in Higher Education to provide a platform to QECs of Pakistani HEIs which are established in 170 Universities. The proposal was accepted by almost all the participants from national and international HEIs. Therefore all the members of the conference were nominated as full members of PNQAHE and interim committee was constituted for the voting process of executive committee of the network. The executive committee was constituted on September 27, 2018 and nomination of other positions of the board was also finalized on the same day. The executive committee of PNQAHE has approved the proposal of University of Education Lahore for hosting the 2nd International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education to be held on April 23-25, 2019.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><strong>For more information please contact to:</strong></span><br></p><h3 style="box-sizing:border-box;font-family:roboto, sans-serif;font-weight:300;line-height:1.5em;color:#0e1555;margin:0px 0px 15px;font-size:24px;font-style:normal;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:#f0f1f3;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;">Ms. Asiyah Bukhari<span> </span><br style="box-sizing:border-box;"><small style="box-sizing:border-box;font-size:15.6px;font-weight:400;line-height:1;color:#777777;">General Secretary/Director QEC</small><span> </span><br style="box-sizing:border-box;"><small style="box-sizing:border-box;font-size:15.6px;font-weight:400;line-height:1;color:#777777;">Tel: +92-321-5556620</small><span> </span><br style="box-sizing:border-box;"><small style="box-sizing:border-box;font-size:15.6px;font-weight:400;line-height:1;color:#777777;">Fax : +92-91-9217755</small><span> </span><br style="box-sizing:border-box;"><small style="box-sizing:border-box;font-size:15.6px;font-weight:400;line-height:1;color:#777777;">Email:conference@pnqahe.org</small><span> </span><br style="box-sizing:border-box;"><small style="box-sizing:border-box;font-size:15.6px;font-weight:400;line-height:1;color:#777777;">Email:bukhariqec@kmu.edu.pk</small></h3>01-01-2019 10:06:4034{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://www.hec.gov.pk
Huawei ICT Competition 2018- Opening Ceremonyhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/ICT-Com.jpg, http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/ICT-Com.jpgHuawei ICT Competition 2018- Opening Ceremony<p>​​​...</p>31-08-2018 14:07:2233{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://www.hec.gov.pk
34th Master Trainers-Faculty Professional Development Programhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/Flyer.jpg, http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/Flyer.jpg34th Master Trainers-Faculty Professional Development Program<p style="text-align:justify;">The Master Trainers-Faculty Professional Development Program is an 8 Week in-service certified professional development program specifically designed to equip the Higher Education teaching faculty (having service less than 5 years) with the principles of professional teaching and research skills/methodology, required for effective teaching and research, according to modern class room settings. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The faculty members developed as Master Trainers disseminate similar training in their respective institutions either as Resource Person or as Coordinator. In previous thirty three batches organized by Learning Innovation Division, <strong>954</strong> faculty members of different public and HEC Funded Private Sector Universities got professional certification in principles of professional teaching and research as well as management. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Objectives </strong></p><ol style="text-align:justify;"><li>To make teachers understand their responsibilities & duties towards the teaching profession. </li><li>To produce professional teachers, who have the theoretical knowledge and understanding, combined with practical skills, competencies and commitment to teach at high national standards. </li><li>To expand their teaching skills from conventional teaching to include a variety of innovative teaching methods, using case study, problem based learning & simulation teaching techniques etc. </li><li>To promote the knowledge of curriculum development and its right implementation in classroom settings. </li><li>To enable teachers to select, construct and use assessment strategies for monitoring student learning. </li><li>To enable teachers enhance their management skills and utilize them in the teaching learning situations. </li><li>To develop their research skills so that they can contribute to the existing knowledge sphere in their respective fields. </li><li>To strengthen teacher's communication skills so that they can effectively communicate as professional teachers. </li><li>Most importantly to trickle down quality education & knowledge to their students as expected of them. </li></ol>29-12-2017 04:04:3532{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://www.hec.gov.pk

 

 

2nd International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Educationhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/PNQAHE1.jpg, http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/PNQAHE1.jpg2nd International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education<p style="text-align:justify;">​Pakistan Network of Quality Assurance in Higher Education was launched in the 1st International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education, December 18-19 2017 organized by Khyber Medical University at Peshawar. In the conference, Quality Enhancement Cell of KMU proposed Pakistan Network of Quality Assurance in Higher Education to provide a platform to QECs of Pakistani HEIs which are established in 170 Universities. The proposal was accepted by almost all the participants from national and international HEIs. Therefore all the members of the conference were nominated as full members of PNQAHE and interim committee was constituted for the voting process of executive committee of the network. The executive committee was constituted on September 27, 2018 and nomination of other positions of the board was also finalized on the same day. The executive committee of PNQAHE has approved the proposal of University of Education Lahore for hosting the 2nd International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education to be held on April 23-25, 2019.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><strong>For more information please contact to:</strong></span><br></p><h3 style="box-sizing:border-box;font-family:roboto, sans-serif;font-weight:300;line-height:1.5em;color:#0e1555;margin:0px 0px 15px;font-size:24px;font-style:normal;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:#f0f1f3;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;">Ms. Asiyah Bukhari<span> </span><br style="box-sizing:border-box;"><small style="box-sizing:border-box;font-size:15.6px;font-weight:400;line-height:1;color:#777777;">General Secretary/Director QEC</small><span> </span><br style="box-sizing:border-box;"><small style="box-sizing:border-box;font-size:15.6px;font-weight:400;line-height:1;color:#777777;">Tel: +92-321-5556620</small><span> </span><br style="box-sizing:border-box;"><small style="box-sizing:border-box;font-size:15.6px;font-weight:400;line-height:1;color:#777777;">Fax : +92-91-9217755</small><span> </span><br style="box-sizing:border-box;"><small style="box-sizing:border-box;font-size:15.6px;font-weight:400;line-height:1;color:#777777;">Email:conference@pnqahe.org</small><span> </span><br style="box-sizing:border-box;"><small style="box-sizing:border-box;font-size:15.6px;font-weight:400;line-height:1;color:#777777;">Email:bukhariqec@kmu.edu.pk</small></h3>01-01-2019 10:06:40http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/Pages/pnqahe.aspx34{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://www.hec.gov.pk
Huawei ICT Competition 2018- Opening Ceremonyhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/ICT-Com.jpg, http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/ICT-Com.jpgHuawei ICT Competition 2018- Opening Ceremony<p>​​​...</p>31-08-2018 14:07:22http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/Pages/ICT-Competition-2018.aspx33{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://www.hec.gov.pk
34th Master Trainers-Faculty Professional Development Programhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/Flyer.jpg, http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/Flyer.jpg34th Master Trainers-Faculty Professional Development Program<p style="text-align:justify;">The Master Trainers-Faculty Professional Development Program is an 8 Week in-service certified professional development program specifically designed to equip the Higher Education teaching faculty (having service less than 5 years) with the principles of professional teaching and research skills/methodology, required for effective teaching and research, according to modern class room settings. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The faculty members developed as Master Trainers disseminate similar training in their respective institutions either as Resource Person or as Coordinator. In previous thirty three batches organized by Learning Innovation Division, <strong>954</strong> faculty members of different public and HEC Funded Private Sector Universities got professional certification in principles of professional teaching and research as well as management. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Objectives </strong></p><ol style="text-align:justify;"><li>To make teachers understand their responsibilities & duties towards the teaching profession. </li><li>To produce professional teachers, who have the theoretical knowledge and understanding, combined with practical skills, competencies and commitment to teach at high national standards. </li><li>To expand their teaching skills from conventional teaching to include a variety of innovative teaching methods, using case study, problem based learning & simulation teaching techniques etc. </li><li>To promote the knowledge of curriculum development and its right implementation in classroom settings. </li><li>To enable teachers to select, construct and use assessment strategies for monitoring student learning. </li><li>To enable teachers enhance their management skills and utilize them in the teaching learning situations. </li><li>To develop their research skills so that they can contribute to the existing knowledge sphere in their respective fields. </li><li>To strengthen teacher's communication skills so that they can effectively communicate as professional teachers. </li><li>Most importantly to trickle down quality education & knowledge to their students as expected of them. </li></ol>29-12-2017 04:04:35http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/Pages/34th-MT-FPDP.aspx32{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://www.hec.gov.pk

 

 

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Annual Report 2015-16http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/HECPublications/Annual Report 2015-16.pdfAnnual Report 2015-16HEC Annual Report for the Year 2015-162018-06-26T19:00:00ZHEC Annual Report for the Year 2015-16
Report 2014-15http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/HECPublications/Annual Report 2014-15.pdfReport 2014-15Annual Report for the Year 2014-152018-06-26T19:00:00ZAnnual Report for the Year 2014-15
HEC Annual Report 2011-12http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/HECPublications/Annal Report 2011-12.pdfHEC Annual Report 2011-12HEC Annual Report for year 2011-122016-11-30T19:00:00ZHEC Annual Report 2011-12

 

 

Tender Notice for Supply of Electric Wheelchairs for University StudentsTender Notice for Supply of Electric Wheelchairs for University Students2019-01-18T19:00:00Z2019-02-12T19:00:00Zhttp://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/HECTenderRFP/Wheelchairs.pdfHEC-0109Higher Education CommissionProcurement