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Training on AI at AIOU

By APP
April 20, 2024
Allama Iqbal Open University building can be seen in this picture. — Allama Iqbal Open University website/File
Allama Iqbal Open University building can be seen in this picture. — Allama Iqbal Open University website/File 

Islamabad:A three-day faculty training program on ‘Empowering Educators: Integrating AI into Teaching Practices’ was organized at Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU).

Teachers and students from 37 universities from all over the country participated. The workshop was organised by AIOU in collaboration with the Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) as a part of the university’s professional development program.

In addition to Pakistan, resource persons from America, the United Kingdom, Sri Lanka, New Delhi, and Ireland shared their insights on the use of artificial intelligence in teaching and research processes during various sessions.

Vice Chancellor, AIOU, Prof. Dr. Nasir Mahmood presided over the closing ceremony. Dr. Nasir stated that artificial intelligence has become a crucial necessity in every aspect of life, including teaching and learning.

AIOU will be conducting more workshops to train its teachers and officers on artificial intelligence since faculty development is their top priority. Director CEMCA, Bashir Ahmed, while speaking online from New Delhi, India, acknowledged the vital role played by AIOU in creating a skilled workforce for Pakistan.