Tuesday September 21, 2021

College of Education convocation

July 21, 2021

Islamabad: The Federal College of Education, Islamabad organised a convocation ceremony to award its graduate students in hybrid mode.

Degrees were conferred upon 66 bachelor’s and 47 postgraduate students. Federal education minister Shafqat Mahmood and secretary Farah Hamid Khan virtually participated in the convocation as the chief guest and guest of honour, respectively. FCE Director Prof. Dr. Samia Rehman Dogar sharing the history of FCE said that college was established in 1974 as a directorate of in-service teacher training and resource material centre. “Through in-service teacher training programmes, the FCE had trained more than 50,000 teachers throughout Pakistan.” She said the FCE was a unique institution of national integration having students from all over Pakistan with a mandate of pre-service and in-service teacher training programmes. Dean (Academics) Dr Hamid Hassan congratulated the students and their parents on their achievement. Secretary Farah Hamid Khan congratulated the students and asked them to equip themselves with the skills to cope with the challenges of the 21st century to serve the nation.

She highlighted the efforts of the ministry for educational reforms to bring Pakistan on a par with other countries. Minister Shafqat Mehmood offering the warmest congratulation to the graduating students said that you have completed one phase on the highway of learning which is a long process.

He advised the graduates to realize the sensitivity and importance of their role as future builders of the nation facing challenges on ideological, cultural, global, scientific and economic fronts. The minister appreciated the efforts of faculty under the leadership of Prof Dr. Samia Rehman for the grooming of students.