HEC holds workshop on Capacity Building for Doctoral Provision

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Islamabad—The Higher Education Commission (HEC), organized a two-day 2nd Workshop on Capacity Building for Doctoral Provision in Pakistan with an aim to deliberate on progress in imparting doctoral studies in the country.
The workshop, held in collaboration with University College London (UCL) and British Council, was moderated by seasoned resource persons including Dr. Anne Gold, Honorary Senior Research Associate, UCL Institute of Education and Dorothy Garland, Honorary Research Associate, UCL Institute of Education, a press release on Thursday said.
The speakers shed light on various aspects of supervision in doctoral studies, models and frameworks of supervision, co-supervision, models for different disciplines, universities doctoral provision systems, group work, and supervisory relationships.
They also discussed the variety of models applied in supervision of different disciplines in addition to guidelines about the supervisory relationship.
They also brought under consideration the quality of a master trainer while describing training methodology, manner to jointly work with colleagues, planning and developing a teaching session, and critiquing.
Besides, the workshop participants also discussed as to how a future timetable is developed for the participants to cascade training in Pakistan.
The workshop was attended by representatives from University of Karachi, University of Poonch, Rawalakot, Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences, Lasbela, University of Malakand, Government College University, Faisalabad, Islamia University, Bahawalpur, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro, Air University, Islamabad, and Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi.