OVERSEAS PAKISTANIS FOUNDATION

Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development Government Of Pakistan

E-Learning Initiative

The entire education sector of Pakistan is facing an acute shortage of quality subject teachers. The education system of OPF is not an exception in this regard.  The situation is more evident in the OPF institutions located in remote parts of the country from where quality human resource often migrates to bigger cities in search of better opportunities. To overcome these challenges, the educationist across the globe are embedding effective use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to improve student teacher interaction. When ICT is embedded in education system – particularly for improving the teacher and student interactions using ICT, the phenomenon is usually referred as ‘E-Learning’. While realizing the significance of e-Learning for improving Education System, Education Division of OPF has initiated online lectures for providing quality education to students studying at OPF educational institutions at far-flung areas of country. These online lectures are conducted from OPF’s flagship institutions situated at Islamabad and Rawalpindi. The e-Learning Studio Rooms equipped with necessary IT equipment have already been established at these flagship institutions.

     

The students of following schools receive the online lectures carried out by experienced teachers of OPF’s flagship institutions such as Girls College Islamabad, Boys College Islamabad and Girls Higher Secondary School, Rawalpindi

  1. OPF Public School, Kalar Syedan
  2. OPF Public School, Sheikhupura
  3. OPF Public School, Sanghar
  4. OPF Public School, Quetta
  5. OPF Public Schools, Hangu
  6. Chatter OPF Public School, Kotli

The e-Learning initiative of OPF was inaugurated by the then Minister of State Mr. Abdul Rehman Khan Kanju, Ministry of OPs and HRD on 29.03.2018. The ceremony was attended by OPF Senior Management, Senior Teachers, Students, Parents, Media Personnel and Education Experts.   

   

Since the inauguration, online lectures are being started for above mentioned schools. The lectures are initially conducted for 9th and 10th class for 5 subjects e.g. Physics, Chemistry, English, Biology and Maths. Online lectures are also being monitored by Education Division from OPF Head Office. All the lectures are being recorded and accordingly a repository of online lectures is being maintained so that it can be utilized by OPF’s students for enriching their knowledge during preparation for exams. Besides this, the feedback meetings are also being carried out periodically to better steer the e-Learning initiative.