The conference attended by eminent educationists from home and abroad was arranged by AIOU’s faculty of education . It held 18 working sessions during which more than 120 research papers were presented. The conference’s inaugural session was addressed by Dr Atta-ur-Rehman, former federal minister of science and technology and Vice Chancellor AIOU Dr Shahid Siddiqui.
The keynote speakers included Dr Christopher James from USA, Dr Peter C Taylor from Australia and Dr Alastair Creelman from Sweden.
They called for developing connectivity and collaborative partnership beyond boundaries in order to achieve excellence in educational sector.
They also underlined the need of deliberating upon educational challenges through shared vision. They also spoke about transformation of learning in post-modern time.
According to Dean Education Dr Nasir, during the 2-day event, there was fruitful interaction among the local and foreign experts on developing understanding about the new trends in the educational sector. The conference provided opportunity to scholars across the globe for dissemination of their research work for addressing the social phenomenon, besides highlighting the innovative methods and modes of research around the world, he added.