ISLAMABAD – Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has set up a Adult Literacy Center here at its main campus, as a model to teach those who could not avail the schooling facility at an early age.
Initially, this facility will be available for the university’s illiterate employees. The initiative is also aimed at capacity-building of the staff, enabling them to deliver the best in performing their official duties. The facility will be free of cost.
The center will be run by the University’s Department of Distance and Non-Formal Continuing Education, and its senior faculty members will voluntarily devote their services to teach the illiterate employees, through a especially designed lesson- plan.
According to Chairman of the Department Dr Muhammad Ajmal, this program will be for a period of three months, with an enrollment of thirty employees of lower cadre.-Online