Available courses

The Women Leadership Program (WLP) is led by the National Academy of Higher Education (NAHE) which is the academic arm of the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC). Equity, diversity, and inclusivity lie at the center of progress, and the higher education sector is no exception. Capacity building of women in leadership roles as well as those at the cusp of leadership is one of the ways to ensure equal opportunities for women in the higher education sector.  The present program seeks to address these gaps.

National Faculty Development Program 2020

The National Faculty Development Program 2021 is an online learning program to accelerate the transfer of essential knowledge, skills, and attitudes in three dimensions of a successful career as a faculty member: (1) teaching and learning, (2) applied research, and (3) professional practice.

A specialized course in leadership, strategy, and project management for senior employees of Higher Education Commission (HEC). 

The objectives of the program are as follows:

  • Participants will gain an understanding of the Undergraduate Education Policy 2020 (UEP)
  • Participants will increase demonstrated competency in implementing UEP in their course work and teaching
  • Participants will gain an understanding of the semester system (SS) and pedagogical aspects of working within an SS


The course offered:

  • provides foundational level knowledge and practice in teaching online
  • helps participants explore the instructional design of online learning activities
  • helps participants develop an insight in developing online assessments
  • helps participants explore strategies for enhancing online engagement

After completing the Online Teaching Course, participants are expected to be able to:

  • Apply cognitive load theory in the instructional design of online content
  • Devise ways to engage students in online learning environment
  • Design and give accessible and equitable formative and summative online assessments



The National Faculty Development Program 2021 is an online learning program to accelerate the transfer of essential knowledge, skills, and attitudes in three dimensions of a successful career as a faculty member: (1) teaching and learning, (2) applied research, and (3) professional practice.