Prof. Dr. Nassir Mahmood, an eminent educationist, took the charge of post of Acting Vice-Chancellor of Allama Iqbal Open University for three months or until the appointment of the permanent vice-chancellor.
Prof. Dr. Nassir Mahmood, an eminent educationist took the charge of post of Acting VC of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) .
According to the official notification issued by Joint Secretary HEC (Policy), Dr. Nasir has been given the look-after charge of AIOU’s VC for a period of three months or until the appointment of the permanent vice-chancellor. With this, the charge of Acting VC of AIOU has been taken back from Federal Education Minister. The Minister was given the charge of Acting VC last week.
According to the Ministry of Education, the appointment of Dr. Nasir Mahmood is for three months
It is pertinent to mention here that Dr. Nasir Mahmood is the senior most Dean of the Allama Iqbal Open University at present.
Acting VC of Allama Iqbal Open University completed his Ph.D. degree in Educational Psychology from Gakugei University, Tokyo, Japan, and his Post Doctorate in Science Education from the University of Leeds, UK.
Dr. Nasir Mahmood has worked in the field of education at various levels.
He has 20 years of experience working in education sector at different levels.
Dr. Nasir Mahmood is currently working as a Professor and Dean at, Faculty of Education in Allama Iqbal Open University.
Dr. Nasir Mahmood has completed 37 research projects/grants as Principal, Co-Principal and team member. These grants/projects were funded by ODA, UK, PMSP-Asian Development Project, DFID Punjab Middle Schooling Project, ADB Teacher Training Project, UNESCO, HEC, UNICEF, University of Punjab, British Council, Gender Equity Program USAID and Tecaher Education Project-USAID, and Allama Iqbal Open University.
He has 32 research papers published in national and international peer reviewed journal. He has presented papers in more than fifty seminars, conferences and workshops at national and international level. He has been invited as Key Note Speaker in several conferences within country and abroad. Eleven of his doctoral students have already been awarded PhD degree.
Originally published at Urdu point