Vice-Chancellor of the Islamia College Peshawar (ICP) Prof. Dr. Qibla Ayaz has emphasized the need of keeping pace with the most modern innovations and developments on the education and research sides otherwise,the universities which are the vital sign and flag bearer of introducing developments in the country, would fail to meet their designated task.
Concluding a debriefing/presentation session on Wednesday at the Islamia College campus, he said that the Higher Education Commission had already laid down the avenues for the growth and development of higher educational institutions on modern lines in the country. He added that it was now up to the faculty and administrators to go ahead in conformity with the educational, research, innovation, and commercialization demands and needs of their time.
Earlier, during de-briefing session and presentation, Syed Fareed Ahmed, Director Planning and Development of the ICP, informed the administrative staff members of the University about his training visit to University of Nottingham, United Kingdom under the Learning and Innovation Division of the HEC for senior level administration officers.
With the help of slides and other reading material, he explained the way the University of Nottingham and its two other campuses in China and Malaysia had established their reputation and ranked 76 in the best universities.
The Director P&D had also arranged a training-cum-testing session for the administration officials of the ICP, which at its conclusion provided them an opportunity to altruistically asses their administrative qualities and capabilities.
The Vice-Chancellor, treasurer, deputy and assistant registrars, administrative officer and other heads of administrative department actively participated in the debriefing session and highly appreciated the Director P&D for his efforts in the direction of learning and innovation in the University.
Source: The Frontier Post.