Rawalpindi dated 21th May, 2021: Vice Chancellor, Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU), Prof. Dr. Zia Ul-Qayyum visited Federal Government Educational Institutions (Cantt/Garrison) Directorate on Thursday. He was warmly welcomed by Director General FGEIs (C/G) Directorate along with its faculty.
Worthy guest was apprised about challenges of online teaching due to COVID pandemic to seek guidance and assistant for further improvement. Prof. Dr. Zia Ul- Qayyum briefed participants about the initiative taken by AIOU in developing and implementation of virtual learning methodologies and the challenges being faced in moulding the conventional pedagogy.
Indepth discussion took place on utilization of emerging technologies for informal mode of teaching and learning and both organizations agreed to collaborate in the fields of early childhood care & education (ECCA), special education, assessment system and prevention of plagiarism.
DG FGEI, while giving his concluding remarks, appreciated the efforts of AIOU in promotion of education in the country. He assured Prof. Dr. Zia Ul-Qayyum for all the possible help and support for collaborative resource sharing arrangements.