The National Academy of Higher Education (NAHE), Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan has launched the First Cohort of National Faculty Development Program (NDFP) for Newly Inducted Faculty Members of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) on Monday November 28, 2022 at HEC Regional Center Karachi.

NAHE is established as a stand-alone, autonomous institution operating under the auspices of HEC to improve the quality of teaching, research and governance in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) across Pakistan.

In the First Cohort of NFDP, 26 Faculty Members from Public Sector HEIs from Sindh and Balochistan are attending Cohort I of NFDP for Newly Inducted Faculty Members.

NAHE of HEC designed a three-week NFDP for newly inducted Faculty Members of Public Sector HEIs of Pakistan to accelerate the transfer of essential knowledge, skills, and attitudes in three dimensions of a successful career as a faculty member: (1) teaching and learning, (2) applied research, and (3) professional practice.

NFDP comprises of Effective Learning & Teaching, Course Design, Assessment & Evaluation, Lesson Planning & delivery, Technology in classroom, Learning Management System, Grant Writing, Publishing Research and Career development modules.

Several activities will be utilized to achieve the learning objectives of the program which include daily interactive sessions, group projects, presentations and assignments related to various modules of the program.

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Arshad Yousafzai is a Karachi-based journalist covering Education and Human Rights. He can be reached on Twitter @Arshadyousafzay

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