Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) reiterated its pledge on the World Teachers’ Day, being celebrated on Octobers 5, that it would lay greater focus on the capacity-building of teaching community through the use of new technology.
The AIOU will continue to play its leading role for professional development of the teachers, as well as enhancing their respect and dignity in the society through formal and non-formal educational activities, said Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Zia-Ul-Qayyum in his message on the occasion.
As this year, the World Teachers’ Day is being celebrated with the theme, “Young Teachers, he said, they wish to provide maximum opportunities to the new comers in the profession, enabling them to do their best in their teaching discourses. Upholding respect and dignity of the teachers in the society is the most important one and it is hoped that the Day will help to create necessary awareness to this effect. The AIOU has recently redesigned its teachers’ training curriculum, so as to make the learning practices more effective in proper brought-up of the new generation.