MoU signed for an effective use of computer technology -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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MoU signed for an effective use of computer technology

HYDERABAD (APP) – The University of Sindh and Intel Pakistan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a collaborative relationship for the promotion of computer literacy for an effective use of the computer technology by teachers and students.

The MoU was signed by Pro­fessor Dr. Rafia Ahmed Shaikh Pro-Vice Chancellor on behalf of the Vice Chancellor and Syed Ashar Hussain Zaidi Country Manager of Intel Pakistan on behalf of its organization.

Under the MoU, the University of Sindh and Intel Pakistan would collaborate to promote technology aided learning in the education environment and teach the Intel Teach pre-service program as part of the Instructional Technology course at the University to B.Ed and M.Ed students.

According to the MoU, one thousand students and teachers would be trained in the current year and a focal person would be nominated by the University from within its staff to coordinate with Intel nominated representative at all times, to maintain database of all faculty members and students.

In this connection separate well maintained computer laboratories with latest computers and software and hardware for conduct of the programmes would be established to ensure trainings for the B.Ed and M.Ed students at the campus.

The University would provide adequate opportunity to the representatives of Intel to interact with faculty members and students for guidance and training.

The refresher workshops would also be organised mutually for the teachers and students of the Faculty of Education of the University.
Source: The Nation
Date:2/23/2008