The Syed Ahsan Ali & Syed Maratib Ali School of Education (SOE) at LUMS carried out its first-ever Practicum Meeting for the MPhil Education Leadership and Management (ELM) class of 2020. The session becomes attended by way of SOE school, SOE MPhil students, Shahid Hussain (Member, LUMS Management Committee), Osman Khalid Waheed (Member, LUMS Management Committee), Dr. Alnoor Bhimani (Dean, LUMS Suleman Dawood School of Business), and representatives of Practicum companies.

This event turned into part of a chain of training and rigorous coursework that has been performed with MPhil college students at the School as a way to put together them for the Practicum, a semester-lengthy residency wherein students are placed at educational organizations to conduct studies based on their specific pastimes as well as study-specific demanding situations that the corporation is going through. For this purpose, SOE has collaborated with numerous academic establishments, consisting of private school structures, authorities businesses, and NGOs.

These consist of Beaconhouse School System, Akhuwat Foundation, Syedanwala Secondary School, Programme Implementation and Monitoring Unit (PMIU), Punjab Education Foundation, Punjab Examination Commission, Teach the World, Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi, Maktab, The Citizens Foundation, Progressive Education Network, and Teach for Pakistan.

Each company has been assigned up to a few students who might be running with them over the route of the last semester in their MPhil program. These selections have been achieved via the SOE school, keeping in thoughts the students’ expert pastimes. In education for this immersive subject intervention, all MPhil students have taken a mandatory path in practicum making plans and improvement supervised by a faculty mentor.

The occasion commenced with the students having an introductory assembly with representatives from their assigned practicum firms beneath the supervision in their respective school lead. This provided a possibility for the scholars to speak about the complexities and scope of the assignment.

On their expectancies from the imminent collaboration, Dr. Lawrence Burke, Chief Education Advisor, Beaconhouse Group, stated, “It is a unique possibility to link the private and non-private education sectors through the paintings the MPhil applicants adopt in colleges within the Beaconhouse Group, and faculties in the public training quarter.