French School ac­knowl­edges per­for­mance of HEC scholars

Pakistan Observer - - TWIN CITIES - 03:40 01:30 05:30 09:00

ISLAMABAD—A team of Higher Ed­u­ca­tion Com­mis­sion (HEC), Pak­istan headed by its Chair­man Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed vis­ited Aix Mar­seille Grad­u­ate School of Man­age­ment (AMGSM) in France where a num­ber of Pak­istani scholars are pur­su­ing their doc­toral de­grees.

AMGSM, an in­ter­na­tion­ally rec­og­nized School, is im­part­ing post­grad­u­ate ed­u­ca­tion and research since 1955 and of­fers Master, MSc, MBA and doc­toral pro­grammes in Man­age­ment and spe­cial­ized dis­ci­plines with a cur­ricu­lum that is con­tin­u­ously adapted to meet needs of the busi­ness world.

Vir­ginie De Barnier, Dean AMGSM wel­comed the HEC team and ap­prised them about his­tory of the School. “Our School is a truly cos­mopoli­tan en­vi­ron­ment with note­wor­thy sci­en­tific and cul­tural in­flu­ence, and de­velop new projects aligned with our core val­ues, hu­man­ism, re­spon­si­bil­ity and com­mit­ment to the com­mon goal.” She ad­mired Pak­istani PhD scholars for their com­pe­tence and hard work.

She also gave an overview of an In­ter­na­tional Teach­ers Pro­gramme that fo­cuses on in­no­va­tive ped­a­gogy in chal­leng­ing times. In­ter­est was shown by Chair­man HEC to send Pak­istan teach­ers to ben­e­fit from this pro­gramme.

Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed stressed fur­ther en­hanc­ing of bi­lat­eral co­op­er­a­tion. The Chair­man ap­pre­ci­ated the French Govern­ment and higher ed­u­ca­tion in­sti­tu­tions for aca­demic col­lab­o­ra­tion with Pak­istan in the shape of doc­toral and post-doc­toral op­por­tu­ni­ties.

He also briefed her about var­i­ous ini­tia­tives for fac­ulty de­vel­op­ment in­clud­ing lo­cal and for­eign PhD schol­ar­ships, fel­low­ships for Post-doc­toral research and other in­cen­tives build­ing a strong pool of aca­demics in ev­ery dis­ci­pline par­tic­u­larly ar­eas more rel­e­vant to na­tional growth.—INP

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