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The University of Education (or UE), at Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan is the first specialized university in the field of education in Pakistan. It was established on September 10, 2002. The university was established to minimize the deficiency of science teachers in the country.

 

Motto Truth, The Ultimate Virtue
Established 2002
Type Public sector
Chancellor Sardar Latif Khoosa
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr.Farhat Saleem
Academic staff 321
Admin. staff 394
Students 6,424
Undergraduates 4,263
Postgraduates 2,062
Doctoral students 99
Location Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Campus 10
Affiliations HEC

 

Campuses

Attock campus


 

UE Attock Campus

Soon after the establishment of UE, the Attock Campus introduced a B.Ed program in 2002.

Programmes

  • MA English BEd (morning)
  • MEd (morning/evening)
  • BEd Elementary (morning/evening)
  • BEd Earlry Childhood Education(ECE) (morning)
  • BA BEd (morning)
  • BSc BEd (morning)

Bank Road Campus Lahore


 

UE Bank Road Lahore Campus

The University of Education Bank Road Campus, Lahore, was established in 1933 in the heart of Lahore city as Lady Maclagan Training College. In 1976, the institution was named the Government College of Education for Women, Lahore. In September 2002, with the establishment of the University of Education it became one of its campuses.

Programmes

  • MA English B.Ed.(morning/evening)
  • MA Urdu BEd (morning/evening)
  • MA History BEd (morning)
  • MSc Mathematics BEd (morning/evening)
  • MA English (evening)
  • MA History (evening)
  • MA Urdu (evening)
  • MSc Mathematics (evening)
  • MEd (morning/evening)
  • BEd Elementary (morning/evening)
  • BEd Earlry Childhood Education(ECE) (morning)
  • BEd Secondary (morning/evening)
  • BA BEd (morning/evening)
  • BFA BEd (morning)
  • BSc BEd (morning)
  • BEd (Hons) (morning)
  • BBA (Hons) (morning/evening)

Dera Ghazi Khan Campus


 

UE DG Khan campus

The Government College of Education, D.G Khan, was established in 1989. The college is in its new building adjacent to the Shah Faisal (Bihari) Colony. The campus has a hostel for boys and ahostel for girls. The college is affiliated with Bahauddin Zakria University, Multan. Govt. The College of Education D.G Khan became an constituent institution of the University of Education in 2002. The campus offers teacher education programs like B.Ed Secondary, M.Ed, M.A Education and B.A B.Ed.

Programmes

  • MEd (morning/evening)
  • MSc IT (morning/evening)
  • BEd Elementary (morning/evening)
  • BEd Secondary (morning/evening)
  • BA BEd (morning)
  • BSc BEd (morning)

Faisalabad Campus


 

UE Faisalabad Campus

The institution was established in 1961. It started in the building of Auqaaf Department on Diji Kot Road. The institution was transferred to the present Campus, spread on 23 acres. The first name given to this institution was Government College for Evaluators of Primary Education West Pakistan, Lyallpur’. Its name was changed to Govternment College, Lyallpur. In 1976, it was renamed as Government College of Education Faisalabad. In 2002 the institution was integrated with the University of Education, Lahore, as one of its constituents. The campus has two academic buildings and two hostels, one each for men and women. It has a hostel for the faculty. A library is under construction.

Programmes

  • MA Urdu BEd (morning/evening)
  • MEd (morning/evening)
  • MEd Special Education (morning/evening)
  • BEd Elementary (morning/evening)
  • BEd Secondary (morning)
  • BEd Special Education (morning/evening)
  • BSc BEd (morning/evening)
  • BA BEd (morning/evening)

Jauharabad Campus


 

UE Jauharabad Campus

The institution started as Johar Government Girls School. In November 1971 it obtained the status of Government College for Elementary Teachers and achieved its present status of a University of Education campus in 2004. Government Girls Practicing Middle School Jauharabad is attached to the campus,.

The campus covers 36 acres. It has offices, classrooms, labs, library, staff rooms, girls’ hostel and a canteen.

Programmes

  • MEd (evening)
  • MBA (evening)
  • MA English BEd (morning)
  • BEd Elementary (morning\evening)
  • BA BEd (morning)
  • BSc BEd (morning)
  • BBA (Hons) (morning)

Lower Mall Lahore Campus

 

UE Lower Mall Lahore Campus

The institution came into being in 1880, bearing the name of Central Training College and settled in the present building of lofty pillars, magnificent arches and skylights, in 1887. It was renamed as Government College of Education for Men, Lower Mall Lahore in 1976. It became a constituent college of the University of Education in September 2002 and was declared a campus of the university in 2006.

It offers B.Ed, M.Ed, M.A Education, graduate and postgraduate programs. The campus has a gymnasium, students center and hostel.

Programmes

  • M Ed (morning/evening)
  • M Ed Special Education (morning/evening)
  • BEd Elementary (morning/evening)
  • BEd Secondary (morning/evening)
  • BEd Special Education (morning/evening)
  • BA BEd (morning/evening)
  • BFA BEd (morning/evening)

Multan Campus

 

UE Multan Campus

The Government Training College Multan, now one of the campuses of the University of Education Lahore, was established in 1959 but began in Bahawalpur. In 1963, the college was shifted to Multan in a borrowed building at Abdali Road and then to its own building in the present campus at Bosan Road Multan in 1970.

In the beginning both B.Ed and C.T. classes were run, but in 1965 C.T. classes were shifted to the Government Elementary College for Training. In 1966 separate classes were started in the college to impart B.Ed training to female students. In 2002 it became one of the constituents of the university. It has separate hostels for men and women students. A new library is under construction.

Programmes

  • MA Education (morning/evening)
  • MA English (morning/evening)
  • MA English BEd (morning/evening)
  • MBA (morning/evening)
  • MBA Executive (evening)
  • MEd (morning/evening)
  • MSc IT (morning/evening)
  • BEd Elementary (morning/evening)
  • BEd Secondary (morning/evening)
  • BBA (Hons) (morning/evening)
  • BSc BEd (morning/evening)
  • BA BEd (morning/evening)

Okara Campus

With the support of Rao Sikander Iqbal, Senior Minister of Defense, the university started functioning in ‘Kalsoom Educational Complex’ Samad Pura. Later, the Government of Punjab allocated 203 acres of land across Lower Bari Doab, the biggest irrigation canal of Pakistan, to the university. The buildings are funded by Rs. 470 millions from HEC, in the first phase. The complex includes academic buildings, administrative buildings, library, two hostels and housing for faculty and staff.

Programmes

  • MEd (evening)
  • MA Education (evening)
  • MA English BEd (morning)
  • MBA (evening)
  • MSc Mathematics BEd (evening)
  • Masters in Educational Leadership and Management Studies (evening)
  • BEd Elementary (evening)
  • BSc BEd (Medical) (morning)
  • BSc BEd (Non-Medical) (morning)
  • BBA (Hons) (morning)
  • BS (Hons) Botany BEd (morning)

Township Lahore Campus


 

UE Township Campus

Government College of Education for Science, Township Lahore was established in 1979 on the recommendation of UNESCO and a British education mission headed by Sir Lord James to prepare science teachers as there was a shortage of science teachers in the province. It has been a co-educational institution since its inception.

The Government College of Education for Science, Township Lahore has become a campus of the University of Education, Lahore. The campus spreads over 203 acres with undergraduate and graduate studies blocks, with facilities including a library, science laboratories and computer laboratories. The campus houses two women hostels and one men hostel. Another academic building is under construction on the campus, with a cost of Rs. 50 million.

Programmes

  • B.Sc. B.Ed. Medical/Non-medical (morning)
  • B.Ed. Elementary (morning/evening)

Vehari Campus

UE Vehari Campus

GCET(W) Vehari was established on January 1998. After the establishment of the University of Education, GCET(W) Vehari was titled as University College of Education Vehari on June 22, 2005. On September 9, 2006 University College of Education Vehari was granted the status of a campus of University of Education. Government Girls High School Vehari is attached to the campus as the practicing school.

Programmes

  • MEd (evening)
  • MA English BEd (morning)
  • BEd Elementary (morning/evening)
  • BA BEd (morning)
  • BSc BEd (morning)

Divisions

Division of Arts and& Social Sciences

The Division of Arts and Social Sciences, in addition to degrees in Education, offers degree programs in Languages, Economics, History, Geography and Management. It has launched M.A English, B.Ed, M.A Urdu, B.Ed, PhD Urdu, M.Phil leading to PhD Urdu, BBA Hons and MBA.

Programmes

  • M Phil Urdu leading to PhD (evening)
  • M Phil English (evening)
  • MA English BEd (morning/evening)
  • MA Urdu BEd (morning)
  • MBA (morning/evening)
  • MBA (Executive) (evening)
  • BBA (Hons) (evening)

Division of Education

The division researches teacher education, educational administration, curriculum, assessment, ICT-directed learning and state policies. The Division provides research-based academic service to the government and community in teacher development.

Programmes

  • MA Education (morning/evening)
  • Masters in Educational Leadership and Management Studies (morning)
  • MPhil Leading to PhD in Education (morning/evening)
  • PhD Education (morning)
  • PGD in ELMS (evening)

Division of Science and Technology

The Division of Science and Technology focuses on science learning, research and instructional material. The division provides professional development to science teachers particularly in Punjab. Faculty and trainees create science teaching instruments for strengthening laboratory experiments. Institutional research interests are in the natural, physical and applied sciences.

Programmes

  • MPhil Mathematics leading to PhD (evening)
  • MSc Chemistry BEd (morning/evening)
  • MSc Mathematics BEd (morning/evening)
  • MSc Physics BEd (morning)
  • MSc IT (morning/afternoon/evening)
  • BEd (Hons) (morning)
  • BS (Hons) Chemistry BEd (morning)
  • BS (Hons) Mathematics BEd (morning)
  • BS (Hons) Zoology BEd (morning)
  • BS (Hons) IT (morning/afternoon)

Center for Educational Research and Assessment

In a collaborative effort involving senior faculty and staff members from UE, with the technical assistance of the Canada Pakistan Basic Education Project (CPBEP), a set of policy recommendations (Research Policy Formulation and Research Policy Implementation Strategy) was drafted in July 2007. In fall 2007, in line with a recommendation in the policy for creating a structure responsible for the universitys research function, UE created the Centre of Educational Research and Assessment (CERA) as a temporary structure. As a pilot centre, CERA will create a research culture in UE.

CERA is a model for guiding research activities on the UE Campuses, and also for providing resource for those activities in the form of trained researchers. As a focal activity, CERA is administering four researches. Three of these are pilot projects; the fourth one is developed by UE faculty working for CERA and has attracted external funding from National Education Foundation (NFE) Government of Pakistan, Islamabad.

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