Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan’s leading private sector university, and the School of Education at LUMS have formed an alliance with Knowledge Platform, Pakistan’s leading education technology company, to provide online learning solutions for K-12 teachers across the country.
Through this alliance, online courses in teaching excellence and best practices will be made available to approximately 1,600,000 teachers that serve the K-12 sector. Teaching Practice: Fundamentals of the 5E Model is a short self-paced, academic course based on the instructional model that consists of 5 stages that facilitate student learning – engagement, exploration, explanation, elaboration, and evaluation. It is primarily designed for K-12 teachers, school coordinators, leaders, curriculum designers, master trainers, and education degree students who aspire to enhance their teaching skills through collaborative learning and promote self-management by actively involving students in the learning process. Please use the link below to register: https://ilmx.org/5emodel/signup/
Mahboob Mahmood, the founder of Knowledge Platform noted: “We are honored and delighted to develop an alliance with LUMS. The university’s School of Education and LUMS Learning Institute are at the forefront of training teachers on best practices in teaching. Through our alliance, we will be able to channel LUMS’ expertise in faculty training to improve teaching standards in the K-12 sector. Since the pandemic, LUMS has developed really effective online teaching practices, and we expect that, in partnership with LUMS, we can help K-12 teachers across the country more effectively teach using both online and traditional education formats.”
Dr. Arshad Ahmad, the Vice-Chancellor of LUMS, notes: “We are very happy to partner with Knowledge Platform. Through their online and blended learning solutions, Knowledge Platform has already provided training or scaffolding solutions for over 15,000 teachers in Pakistan. Through this alliance, we look forward to serving the vast population of K-12 teachers in the country.”
Dr. Faisal Bari, the Director of the LUMS School of Education, observed: “We are going through two revolutions in education: the revolution in new teaching and learning methodologies and the revolution in using Information Technology in education. We expect our alliance with Knowledge Platform will help advance both these revolutions in Pakistan’s K-12 education sector.”
Knowledge Platform, the leading learning solutions company in Pakistan, serves 300,000+ students and 1,000+ schools across Pakistan. In March 2020, during school closures, Knowledge Platform launched Virtual Campus, which enabled schools to continue their education program despite the pandemic. In October 2020, Knowledge Platform signed Asia’s biggest ed-tech deal with Beaconhouse Group to make their award-winning platform available to Beaconhouse’s 200 schools and 100,000 students. In November 2020, Knowledge Platform partnered with Aga Khan University Examination Board (AKU-EB), the country’s leading examination board, to make digital learning solutions available to AKU-EB’s 240+ affiliated schools. In November 2021, Knowledge Platform partnered with Oxford University Press (OUP), the country’s largest textbook publisher, to make available OUP textbooks on an online platform hosted by Knowledge Platform.
Established in 1984, LUMS is Pakistan’s leading private sector university. LUMS has a faculty of approximately 250 faculty members and a student body of approximately 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It offers 18 undergraduate majors and 24 graduate degrees. In Fall 2020, LUMS launched LUMSX, its online learning platform for both academic and professional online courses.
For institutional details, please see https://lums.edu.pk/ and www.knowledgeplatform.com.pk.
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