ISLAMABAD, Jan 7 (APP) : Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will organized an International conference on research and practices in education in first week of next month.
Key-note speakers at the conference including senior educationists from US and other countries will deliver their lectures, said a press release here on Thursday.
It is being organized by the Faculty of Education in collaboration with the relevant departments.
For the first time, AIOU is hosting a conference that invites people from around the world to share their research and practices at almost every level of education.
For participation, the interested researchers and academicians may register their name by visiting website: icrpe.aiou.edu.pk/register.
The major purpose of the conference is to provide researchers and practitioners a platform to present their recent work and to interact with fellows in a global community of practice.
It will also help to highlight innovative methods and modes of researches around the world and to identify the ways of connecting the learners and instructors through internet and build a safer environment of ubiquitous education.
Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Shahid Siddiqui hoped the event would also help to foresee what the future of education in the coming decades.
Such coordinated efforts in the field of research will be made a regular feature in the coming years.
It is part of ongoing effort to boost research-based academic activities and develop University’s character as an innovative and creative institution.
They were carrying out research work through publications research journals and conferences, the VC added.