The objectives of the conference are:  

  • Provide a forum to academics, educationalists, researchers, practitioners and policy makers for a focused deliberation on the state of education vis-à-vis its relevance according to the time and the context.
  • Reflect critically on whether and how much change initiatives have been responding to the issue of relevance and sustainability.
  • Examine and discuss the changing landscape and the new developments in the field of education with specific reference to innovative pedagogies, alternate learning spaces and alternate assessment practices.
  • Offer an opportunity for the dissemination of research and scholarly work on the themes deliberated during the conference.
  • Promote networking among various stakeholders engaged in research on aspects, such as innovation in education, i.e., alternate learning spaces, innovative pedagogies, educational governance and management, etc.


For inquiries:
Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development
IED-PDC,1-5/B-VII, Federal B. Area, Karimabad
P.O. Box 13688, Karachi - 75950, Pakistan
Phone: +92 21 3634 7611-4 or
3682 6991-4 Ext: 3914/3916
Fax: +92 21 3634 7616



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