In collaboration with US Consulate, Lahore, the four-day workshop titled "Innovating and Designing Engaging Application in Sports Promoting Outreach, Responsibility and Teamwork (IDEA-SPORT)” to promote leadership in women through sports concluded at UE with special participation of the US Consul General, Lahore, Ms. Christine Hawkins
The Graduation Ceremony of the 1st Batch of the students of National Free Lance Training Program was held at University of Education, Lahore which was attended by the Minister for Higher Education, Punjab Raja Yasir Humayoun as chief guest along with students, faculty members and Chairman Punjab Information Technology Board Azfar Mansoor. The ceremony was presided over by the Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Lahore Prof. Dr. Talat Naseer Pasha (S.I.). Addressing the ceremony, Provincial Minister for Higher Education Raja Yasir Humayoun said that in the light of the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Punjab Government is striving to make its youth skilled and the National Freelance Training Program is a link in this chain. Under the auspices of the federal and provincial governments, thousands of young people are being trained on modern lines to enable them to earn decent jobs. He thanked the University of Education and the Punjab Information Technology Board for their cooperation with the government in this regard.
In his welcome address, the Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Talat Naseer Pasha (S.I.) said that youth are the real asset of our nation and University of Education is paying its vital role to teach various skills, education and personal development to our youth, because we believe that for the development of the country we have to make our youth talented. Dr. Pasha said that our youth have innumerable God-given talents but there is a need to highlight their talents and guide them in the right direction so that they can contribute to the national development. The University of Education has a unique position in the country in terms of education and training, whose students are showcasing their talents in various fields. He said that National Freelance Training Program has been started in Lahore besides Multan and under this program training is being imparted in three different fields, including technology, marketing and modern design courses. The Vice Chancellor further said that we are grateful to the federal and provincial governments for their support in making these programs work. Dr. Ahsan Bashir, Director, Student Counseling Center, University of Education, said that after three months of training, our students have been now able to earn a decent living, thanks to the Government of Pakistan and the University of Education.