The University of Karachi (KU) on Wednesday granted the status of pilot project to one of its affiliated institutions, the Government Elementary College of Education (GECE), Hussainabad, with the aim of introducing innovations and global best practices in the education system for teachers in Pakistan.
The signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding in this regard was held at the KU Vice Chancellor Secretariat. KU Faculty of Education Dean Prof Dr Nasir Salman and the chief executive officer of Durbeen, Salma Ahmad Alam, inked the document. Zindagi Trust founder Shehzad Roy also attended the ceremony. Last month, the Sindh government had outsourced the management of the GECE to Durbeen, which is a non-profit organisation, to improve its infrastructure, teaching and administration.
According to Durbeen, after the status of pilot project granted by the KU to the GECE, it aims at introducing certain innovations in the four-year bachelor of edcation.