HEC launches programs for faculty development of public universities

  • Posted at: 29 Aug, 2017, in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Higher Education Commission has launched several programs for faculty development of the public sector universities.These include training and provision of local and foreign scholarships to students under different fellowship programmes.According to HEC officials, more than twenty-four billion rupees have been spent on the exclusively launched “Faculty Development Program” this year.The Program aims to provide financial support to existing faculty members of the universities to pursue their PhD courses.A two-month master-trainers faculty professional development programme and national research program for universities are also amongst the other development programs.The Commission has also launched modern university governance programme which aims to equip the management of Higher Education Institutions with advanced governance skills. –SAMAA/APP