HEC says 80% of Pakistan’s universities lack online learning equipment

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) reports that only 40 out of 205 universities have a successful learning management system. Additionally, 80% of Pakistani universities do not have proper online education. During the Covid-19 pandemic, scholars, students, and staff at Pakistani universities were forced to adopt online learning.

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Accordingly, the government of Pakistan has requested that the World Bank revamp the project to develop higher education in Pakistan. Govt asks to develop a new component that specifically supports continued learning in unpredicted times of crisis.

Source: Dawn