One Day OBE/QOBE training workshop on 1st September, 2023

The Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) at the University of Technology (UoT) Nowshera organized a “One-day Outcome-Based Education (OBE)/QOBE Training Workshop” at UoT Nowshera on September 1, 2023. Dr. Arbad Waheed Ahmad, the Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering and the designated OBE focal person for the institute, Pak-Austria Fachhochschule: Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology (PAF-IAST) Pakistan, served as the focal person for this training workshop.

The workshop witnessed the participation of both full-time and visiting faculty members. The event was divided into two distinct sessions. The first session primarily addressed topics related to Outcome-Based Education (OBE), while the second session placed its main emphasis on training faculty in the use of the Quality Outcome-Based Education (QOBE) software.

During the training, faculty members were equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills pertaining to Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) practices, particularly in relation to Program Learning Outcomes (PLO) and Course Learning Outcomes (CLO) assessment cycles. The entire workshop was characterized by its informative and interactive nature, resulting in an enhanced level of knowledge and proficiency among the participating faculty members.


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QEC University of Technology (UoT) Nowshera attended a training session on Self-Assessment Reports (SARs)

Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) University of Technology (UoT) Nowshera attended a training session on Self-Assessment Reports (SARs) organized by CECOS University Peshawar on Wednesday, 21st June 2023. The session was led by Ms. Mahwish Asmatullah, Deputy Director QEC at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University. The training equipped participants with practical skills to contribute effectively to SAR preparation, leading to improved program outcomes and institutional excellence.


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One Day NTC/HEC PEV Training at University of Technology (UoT) Nowshera on 29th May 2023

One Day NTC Program Evaluators Training organized on Monday, 29th May 2023 at University of Technology (UoT) Nowshera. More then 30 participants from across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Universities, DAIs and Technical Colleges participated in the training. Engr. Imtiaz Hussan Gillani Chairman National Technology Council was the Chief Guest on the occasion. The Vice Chancellor UoT Nowshera thanked NTC/HEC for organizing this training at UoT Nowshera. He also appreciated the Resource Person Prof. Dr. Anwar khitab, Dean, Mirpur University of Science and Technology, AJK and all the participants. The Chief guest and Vice Chancellor distributed certificates among all the participants.


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Institutional Performance Evaluation Self Visit (2022-2023)

Institutional Performance Evaluation Self Visit (2022-2023), Shuhada-e-APS University of Technology Nowshera, KP, Pakistan was held on 18th to 20th April 2023. Dr. Naveed Jan, Director QEC, UoT Nowshera organized the mentioned event successfully. Following were the members of IPE Self Visit.

1. Dr. Najeeb Ullah – Director QEC, UET Mardan (External Member)

2. Dr. Sohail Imran Saeed – HoD, Iqra National University Peshawar (External Member)

3. Dr. Haider Ali – HoD, UoT Nowshera (Internal Member)

The visitation team reviewed Institutional Performance Evaluation (IPE) based on eleven IPE Standards: Mission and Goals, Planning and Evaluation, Organization and Governance, Integrity, Faculty, Student, Institutional Resources, Academic Programs and Curricula, Public Disclosure & Transparency, Assessment and Quality Assurance and Students Support Services.

Such Evaluations help an institution to further improve the quality in different domains. The Worthy Vice Chancellor, Dr. Zaffar M. Khan appreciated the efforts of QEC in organizing a self-IPE visit in a well-mannered way.


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Seminar on “Facilitation of QEC and Preparation for Institutional Performance Evaluation (IPE)” on 10 April, 2023

A seminar was conducted on “Facilitation of QEC and Preparation for Institutional Performance Evaluation (IPE)” on 10 April 2023. The focal person for the seminar was Dr. Naveed Jan (Director QEC) and all QEC members attended.

The Director QEC explained the entire procedure of IPE, including the preparation of the University Performance Report (UPR) and how to answer the questions with proper evidence. The members were also encouraged to give their feedback on the quality of various survey forms used by QEC.

During the seminar, the members were given an opportunity to discuss and ask questions about the evaluation process. They were also briefed on the importance of transparency, objectivity, and fairness in the evaluation process.


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Interactive Hands-on Training Session on QOBE Software on 6th April 2023

Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) on 6th April 2023, conducted an interactive hands-on training session on our QOBE software for the entire faculty of the university. Director QEC, Dr. Naveed Jan welcomed all the participants. Mr. Tuheed ur Rehman (Assistant Director QEC) and Dr. Abid Haider (chairman IT committee) were the focal persons for the training. During the session, all the functionalities of the software were discussed in detail, providing attendees with a comprehensive understanding of how to use the platform to its fullest potential. The training was designed to be highly interactive, allowing participants to engage with the software directly and ask questions in real-time. Overall, the session was a great success, and we received positive feedback from attendees about the value and usefulness of the training. We believe that the training has equipped the faculty with the skills and knowledge they need to fully utilize our OBE software and enhance the quality of education at the university.


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Q-OBE Software Training For Faculty and Staff on 06 Feb 2023

QEC UoT Nowshera has arranged a training session on the newly adopted Q-OBE software for outcome-based education on 06 Feb 2023. The faculty and staff participated in a training session on the adoption of Q-OBE software. The aim of the session was to familiarize the participants with the new software and provide them with the tools and resources needed to effectively integrate it into their teaching practices. The adoption of this software is expected to enhance the university’s efforts to promote outcome-based education and support student success.

Overall, the training was well-received by the attendees and provided valuable insights into the Q-OBE framework. The training ended with a Q&A session where the attendees were able to clear any doubts they had and receive guidance on how to put their newfound knowledge into practice.

With the help of this software, UoT Nowshera reached yet another milestone in the direction of technological digitalization.