Current Trends and Issues of Quality Assurance Practices in Pakistan's Higher Education Institutions

Quality Enhancement Cell, The University of Faisalabad organized a one day workshop on “Current Trends and Issues of Quality Assurance Practices in Pakistan's Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)” in Health Sciences wing TUF.

Mr Aqeel Akhter Khan, Director, Quality Assurance Agency, HEC and Prof Dr Saeed Ahmad Buzdar, Director QEC, Islamia University of Bahawalpur were the guest speakers. Directors of QECs from various universities of Pakistan attended this useful session. Mr Muhammad Haider Amin, Chairman Board of Governors TUF and Ms Zahida Maqbool, Additional Registrar were also present on the occasion.

 
 

In his welcoming remarks, Dr Muahmmad Zeeshan Khan, Director QEC TUF described the role of QEC in Higher Education Institutions. Mr Aqeel Akhter Khan and Prof Dr Saeed Ahmad in their presentations focused on the Quality mechanism, new developments, correct implementations, and Higher Education Instructions rules during the session and discussion.

Director Quality Assurance HEC, also elaborated Institutional Performance Evaluation (IPE), Program Review Process and key role of faculty in it. Quality Assurance Agency HEC is trying to develop a quality Higher Education System relevant to national needs and compatible to International QA Standards that enables HEIs to demonstrate excellence in teaching, learning and research, he further added.

Mr Muhammad Haider Amin, Chairman BoG in his address, said that TUF has always focused on quality of education. According to the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022, The University of Faisalabad is placed at 76th Position Globally in category of Quality Education, which is a remarkable achievement. Participants appreciated the efforts of TUF for holding such workshop for the cause of Quality of Education.

 

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