PHEC, PU sign MoU for skill-based education

Published: August 17, 2018
PHEC Chairman Dr.Muhammad Nizamuddin. PHOTO: FILE

PHEC Chairman Dr.Muhammad Nizamuddin. PHOTO: FILE

LAHORE: Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) Chairperson Dr Nizamuddin has said skill-based education is aimed at market-based training of graduates and it will bring revolution in the country.

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He was addressing a meeting on Thursday after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Punjab University at vice chancellor’s office to promote skill-based education in PU’s affiliated colleges.

PU Vice Chancellor Niaz Ahmad, Director External Linkages Dr Kanwal Ameen, PHEC Director General Dr Shahid Soroya and others were present on the occasion.

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Dr Nizamuddin stressed the need to promote entrepreneur culture and improve the quality of graduates. He said that PHEC was developing a mechanism to engage industry and area specialists in curriculum development for incorporating hands-on practical knowledge to enhance the academic content being.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 17th, 2018.

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