International workshop on “Outcome Based Education (OBE) Implementation” was held at Auditorium Complex of University and Technology Lahore. Minister for Higher Education Punjab Syed Raza Ali Gillani was the chief guest and Malaysian Ir. Azlan Bin Abdul Aziz was Resource person of this event. At the inaugural session of workshop Provisional Minister said that the era of teaching has been over and now it is time of learning through teamwork to bring all stakeholders close to each other for new path of development through education and Government of Punjab is fully committed to bring the quality in education and in this regard effective measures are being taken.
Educational Reforms and related changes can bring the country on the road of progress. Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid said that Knowledge is power and the universities are the power house of knowledge to deliver for the national development. Vice Chancellor said precision, flexibility, assessment and participation are the core values of OBE which always allow the universities to get progress and bring change in deliverance. He further said that traditional role of universities has been produce graduates in Engineering Managing, Planning, Designing, Architect and in other fields as well but in modern time the role of universities is to provide information and knowledge.
Vice Chancellor thanked to Provisional Minister and Resource Person for sparing time. Malaysian Professor Ir. Azlan Bin Abdul Aziz stressed to adopt the international standards to meet the demands of market and in this regard, curriculum development pedagogical techniques, linkages with industry should be the focusing areas. He gave a Presentation on “OB Engineering Education Complex Problems and a case study in Project Oriented Problem Based Learning”. At this occasion all Deans, Additional Registrar Pakistan Engineering Council Dr. Nasir, Registrar UET Muhammad Asif, other senior faculty members and large number of students were present. A souvenir was presented to Minister for Higher Education Punjab Syed Raza Ali Gillani by Vice Chancellor UET.