MULTAN: Vice Chancellor (VC) Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) Prof. Dr. Zia-ul-Qayyum Monday said that it’s time to review content, delivery of content and assessment system of the university in order to meet the latest requirements.
Addressing the laptop distribution ceremony, under the 4th and 5th phase of Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme, at AIOU regional office, here today. He said that upgradation of the educational system of the university was the need of the hour. He said that different training sessions will be organized for tutors of the university in order to apply latest techniques in the system, adding that the administration is going to introduce latest digital system within next few months. The VC AIOU added that negotiation is underway with some teachers of universities of England for skill development of AIOU tutors. He announced that all tutors would be re-registered and different sessions for the capacity building would be organized for them.
On this occasion, he distributed laptops among 46 students of M.Phil and Ph.D. including 10 from Vehari region and 36 from Multan region. Talking to the Media, Regional Director AIOU Ghulam Hussain Khosa said that 2500 laptops were being distributed among students in each financial year under Prime Minister Laptop Scheme. He said that 5000 laptops had been distributed among students during the last three phases of the scheme while 5000 would be distributed in the ongoing 4th and 5th phase of the scheme. Khosa said that in the current two phases, laptops would be distributed among 1100 students of M.Phil and Ph.D. and 3900 among students of master classes.