Training on AI in teaching practices concludes

The workshop was organised by AIOU in collaboration with CEMCA

APP April 20, 2024


A three-day faculty training programme on “Empowering Educators: Integrating AI into Teaching Practices” was organised at Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU). Teachers and students from 37 universities from all over the country participated.

The workshop was organised by AIOU in collaboration with the Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) as a part of the university’s professional development programme.

In addition to Pakistan, resource persons from America, the United Kingdom, Sri Lanka, New Delhi, and Ireland shared their insights on the use of artificial intelligence in teaching and research processes during various sessions.

AIOU Vice Chancellor Professor Nasir Mahmood presided over the closing ceremony. Prof Nasir stated that artificial intelligence has become a crucial necessity in every aspect of life, including teaching and learning. AIOU will be conducting more workshops to train its teachers and officers on artificial intelligence since faculty development is their top priority.

CEMCA Director Bashir Ahmed, while speaking online from New Delhi, India, acknowledged the vital role played by AIOU in creating a skilled workforce for Pakistan. He expressed his desire to continue collaborating with AIOU, which has proven to be very useful.

Directorate of Academic Planning and Course Production Director Dr Zahid Majeed explained the aims and objectives of the workshop and said that 32 teachers from 37 universities participated physically while the rest of the teachers participated online.

The participants found the workshop extremely useful and thanked the Directorate of Academic Planning and Course Production for organising it. At the end of the workshop, the vice chancellor distributed certificates to all the participants.


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