French School acknowledges performance of HEC scholars
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