QUETTA: University of Turbat (UoT) Registrar Prof Dr Haneefur Rahman has said that the varsity aims at polishing the skills of teachers in its territorial jurisdiction through training workshops and refresher courses.
“The recently established UoT campus in Gwadar is providing higher education to the people of the area at their doorstep,” said Prof Rahman while addressing an opening ceremony of a three-day training workshop on ‘Quality in Education and Research’ at the Gwadar campus on Thursday.
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The workshop has been organised by UoT’s Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC).
Prof Rahman briefed the ceremony on behalf of UoT Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Abdul Razzaq Sabir.
“Such training programmes play an important role in creating new knowledge, transmitting it to students and fostering innovation,” he said. “Similarly, such activities will promote the concept of research-based teaching in educational institutions for quality education.”
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Highlighting the objectives of QEC, its director Prof Dr Gul Hassan said, “A trained and qualified faculty is the backbone of institutions for higher leaning and this training programme will provide an opportunity to the participants to brush up their teaching and research skills.”
He thanked the HEC and Learning Innovation Division Director General Dr Fida Hussain for their support in organising such a training workshop.
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Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University Lyari Karachi Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Akhtar Baloch, Dr Hussain, Faculty of Education University of Karachi Dean Dr Salman Nasir, UoT Registrar Rahman and QEC Coordinator Muhammad Irshad are the resource persons of the training programme while Gwadar campus, main campus, boy’s degree college Gwadar, girl’s college Gwadar and GDA college Gwadar are the participants.
In his speech, Gwadar Campus Director Ijaz Ahmed welcomed the resource persons and participants of the training workshop.