British Council pledges support for LCWU projects
STAFF REPORT LHR: The Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) is playing a significant role in women empowerment and the British Council will continue its cooperation for strengthening the institution and its projects, CEO British Council Pakistan Sir Martin Davidson has said.
“The efforts of LCWU are on right direction in taking the lead in being one of the first universities to launch the programme and took keen interest in the projects showcased by the students,” he said while addressing an event organized by Directorate of Faculty Development and Internationalisation (DFDI) of LCWU.In her remarks, Dr. Sabiha Maansoor, Vice Chancellor LCWU, highlighted the need to document the universitys social action projects to be used for continuing research and to measure sustainability and impact within the wider community.
In 2012, the British Councils Active Citizens Programme was piloted at LCWU as a mandatory course for undergraduate students and has been running successfully at LCWU where over 1500 students have so far implemented an impressive 135 community uplift social action projects.
HEC in partnership with British Council have launched this ACP university model at a national level last month.
To Aware and Educate, Child Abuse, Save Our Smiles, Imagination into Form, Pakistan Awareness Program, Family is life, Protect Life, Promoting reading culture among children, Lets wish, Rebuild hopes, You Smile, and Burn Prevention.