RAWALPINDI: A five-day short-term training of college principals and deputy district officers (DDOs) on “Governance, Finance, and Audit” began on Tuesday at the Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU).
It is being organised in collaboration with the Punjab Higher Education Department and the Punjab Higher Education Commission.
The training aims at transforming colleges into a hub of learning and encouraging a culture of continuous learning among staff.
Arid Agriculture University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Rai Niaz Ahmad, who was the guest of honour at the opening ceremony, urged leaders of the institutes to change attitude and behaviour toward work and take charge of problems as a nation.
Only then, we can bring about a change in the system, he further said.
FJWU Vice-Chancellor Dr Samina Amin Qadir mentioned that such workshops provided an opportunity to discuss shared problems and look for solutions.
She also assured her support in organising similar workshops in the future.
Punjab Higher Education Commission Director Syed Musa Hassan, while highlighting importance of such professional development workshops, said that bringing together leaders from different institutes provided a platform to think about ways to move forward.
At least 48 principals and DDOs from different areas of Rawalpindi District are participating in the workshop.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 24th, 2016.