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SSS&H becomes member of LMTF by the Centre for Universal Education at The Brookings Institute, USA

Thursday, April 23, 2015

School of Social Sciences & Humanities, University of Management and Technology, has become a member of the Learning Metrics Task Force 2.0 by the Centre for Universal Education at The Brookings Institute, USA. LMTF was conceived by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) and the Center for Universal Education at Brookings (CUE). SSS&H, UMT is the only academic institution representing Pakistan at this global platform to share valuable inputs for the development of Post 2015 Global Education Agenda.

The Learning Metrics Task Force (LMTF) is a group of organizations around the world working to improve learning with a specific focus on issues related to measurement. In the first phase, the task force conducted a broad global consultation and came to consensus on a global framework of learning domains and measurement areas for global tracking.

Prof Dr Abdul Hameed, Dean, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, along with his team members Sajid Masood, Assistant Professor, Department of Education, SSS&H, and Usman Ali, Coordinator Projects, SSS&H, participated in LMTF 1.0 and shared their recommendations for the tracking of global assessment of learning outcomes. The objectives of LMTF 1.0 were to catalyze a shift in the global education conversation from access to access plus learning, and to build consensus on global learning indicators and actions to improve the measurement of learning in all countries.

LMTF selected School of Social Sciences & Humanities, University of Management and Technology through a competitive process to serve as “Learning Champion” partner from Pakistan, joining LMTF 2.0 to help advance the goal of creating more effective assessment systems to improve learning outcomes.

LMTF New Member Letter of Acceptance for University of Management and Technology:Click here

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