The Government College University Lahore has initiated an innovative
capacity-building training programme for its administrative staff to create
a more effective working environment suitable to meet the emerging
challenges in the higher education sector.
The University has engaged its linguists, psychologists and social
scientists for training of the staff of Registrar's office, Examinations
Branch, Treasurer and Library.
Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi said that the training programme is
designed to encourage and nurture a culture of learning, to motivate the
participants to better appreciate the strengths and needs of the
individuals on their teams and to train the employees to further improve
"A blend of theory and discussion, these workshops are offered in small
groups for more effective and comfortable participation and a long-term
learning to improve work ethics," Prof. Zaidi said.
The Vice Chancellor said the main focus of the training was the development
of soft-skills and to encourage participants to engage themselves for the
overarching benefit of self-improvement and to help their co-workers.
"These training workshops will be a permanent feature of our academic
calendar," he added.