Efforts on cards to ensure online learning atmosphere

By Ali Imran

ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission(HEC) was making all out efforts to ensure provision of online learning atmosphere for students on priority basis. According to the official sources, HEC has asked the universities to establish committees to address issues being faced by their students pertaining to online classes during novel Coronavirus.
The sources stated on Tuesday that HEC under its initiative of Learning Management Systems(LMS), was helping universities in setting up proper systems for online learning. HEC has directed the universities that if they do not have a functional system, then they must suspend online classes, the sources added.
Efforts are underway to improve the online learning in the country as it was first experience and it will take time for improvement, they maintained. The sources revealed that HEC has also issued guidelines to universities which states that the Vice Chancellors must personally certify each course and make sure it is ‘online ready’ .