Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has re-introduced teacher training programs (MEd and BEd) from the new semester, spring 2019.
These programs have been upgraded and revised in line with the guideline, set by the Higher Education Commission (HEC). The admission forms in these programs will be received till March 15.
The MEd one year comprises five categories, Elementary teacher Education, teacher education, distance and non-formal education, science education and special education.
According to the Director Admissions, curriculum and teaching pattern of the teaching-related programs has been revised to ensure their quality.
The University has also offered one and half year BEd program, with eligibility MA/MSc qualification. BS or BA (Hon-4 years) second division are qualified to take admissions in the program.
Elementary education, secondary teacher education and science education four year-duration has also been offered. Eligibility for this program is intermediate 2nd division.
Meanwhile, the University has also introduced scholarships to accommodate those students who are not able to afford the fee. The talented students have been offered the concession of fee-waiver on the bases of their merit.