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Education collaboration discussed with UK firms

July 28, 2021

LONDON: Minister for Federal Education Shafqat Mahmood has held bilateral meetings with Ms Alison Johns, CEO of Advance Higher Education, and Ms Christine Ozden, Chief Executive of Cambridge Assessment International Education, for enhancing educational collaboration between Pakistan and the two UK organisations.

According to a statement issued on Monday, in his meeting with Ms Johns, the two sides exchanged views on global best practices in higher education. It was agreed that Advance Higher Education would work closely with National Academy of Higher Education Pakistan in course-design to ensure quality of teaching and learning, leadership development, and governance and administration in Pakistan’s higher education sector.

It may be mentioned here that Pakistan’s first-ever international fellowship programme was launched on 13th July with Advance Higher Education as a prime partner.

In his meeting with Ms Ozden, the minister discussed the Cambridge’s international exam system.

The federal minister is on an official visit to London to attend the Global Education Summit, scheduled to be held from July 28 to 29.