Friday, December 25, 2015

Erasmus+ Programme : HEC, EU delegation brief VCs on scholarships

ISLAMABAD: Higher Education Commission (HEC) and a designation of the European Union (EU) sorted out on Monday a service to brief bad habit chancellors and ministers of open and private segment colleges about the ERASMUS+ Program for the period 2014-2020.

Bad habit chancellors and ministers from various colleges, went to the interview session, held at the Commission Secretariat in Islamabad, while a few colleges were connected through the HEC video conferencing office.

HEC Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmed and Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan Jean-Fran├žois Cautain informed the scholastic heads and directors in insight about the ERASMUS+ Program and the open doors offered under this activity for Pakistani advanced education organizations, understudies and staff.

In his introductory statements, Dr Mukhtar Ahmed respected the envoy and the EU designation in the HEC Commission. He said the HEC will make a connection on its official site to give insights about the said system, so that understudies, staff of colleges and instructive establishments could get to the applicable data. He said they will guarantee subsequent strides keeping in mind the end goal to screen progress as to the activity.

The administrator said the HEC has been encouraging Pakistani understudies to profit by such projects, as the legislature of Pakistan and the HEC append due significance to universal coordinated effort in the advanced education division. He included that HEC has consented to numerous arrangements with outside nations like United States, France, Australia, and Germany to improve joint effort. He said that China, New Zealand and various different nations have additionally communicated their enthusiasm for joint effort with Pakistan. "We have as of late come to a concurrence with Australia under the New Colombo Plan in this course," he included.

Minister Jean-Fran├žois Cautain expressed gratitude toward HEC director for sorting out the occasion and said that the European Union perceives the essential part that advanced education plays in the financial and social improvement of any nation. Advanced education builds business enterprise, makes employments and adds to a more grounded common society and better administration. The minister watched that the limit building segment of the project is vital from the advancement viewpoint as it goes for reinforcing the relationship between advanced education frameworks and the more extensive financial and social environment.

Projects like ERASMUS+ go for advancing between social learning and dialog, and reinforce the relationship between European nations and accomplice nation