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The Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS), Islamabad has a tradition of initiating timely, well-informed and policy-relevant debates on subjects of national and international importance through publications, conferences, seminars, webinars and guest lectures by leading diplomats, policy experts, senior civil and military officers, scholars and media.  These policy debates are closely followed not only by policymakers/experts, relevant institutions, academia and media but also by the international community.

In order to debate the challenges facing the education system, CASS organised a seminar titled, ‘Paving the Way for Educational Excellence in Pakistan: Policy, Curriculum, Access’ on 6 March 2024.

The key aspects which were covered during this seminar included the following:

  • Quality of Education and Challenges in Higher Education
  • Out-of-School Children and Regional Disparities
  • Curriculum Development and Controversies

Eminent speakers included Dr Faisal Bari, Dean LUMS School of Education, Lahore; Ms Mahrin Iqbal Siddiqui, CEO International Foundation for Education, Empowerment and Learning (iFEEL), Islamabad; and Dr Saima Ashraf Kayani, Chairperson Department of International Relations, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi. The proceedings were moderated by Air Vice Marshal Nasser ul Haq Wyne (Retd), Director Non-Traditional Security at CASS, with vote of thanks and concluding remarks delivered by Air Marshal Farhat Hussain Khan (Retd), President of CASS.

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