ISLAMABAD, Dec. 29 (INP): A week-long two separate training workshops on ‘Quality assurance and writing skill’ began here on Monday at Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) for professional development of human-resources.
The workshops, organized by the AIOU in collaboration with Higher Education Commission are being attended by officers and non-academic staff of various Universities. Six similar training workshops were held earlier during last two months to develop potential and working capacity of the universities’ staff.
Inaugurating the workshop, Vice Chancellor Dr. Shahid Siddiqui assured that all possible efforts will be made for providing quality and affordable education to the people at their door-step. A quality-standard will also be maintained in educational services being provided to the students.
Greater emphasis will be laid on professional development of the University’s staff for achieving better results in academic pursuits. The other important areas on which the AIOU was actively working are: Revision of curriculum and text books, development of research work and strengthening of students’ support services, the VC added.