Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab
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Faculty of Education

The Teaching profession is considered the backbone of the educational system of a country. The Faculty of Education at the University of the Punjab pioneered advanced level teacher training programs in Pakistan in 1959. The Faculty has been evolving and growing according to the social and technological changes in the society in general, and the educational environment in particular. It offers training programs for prospective teachers from the Bachelor to the Ph.D. level. The Faculty also offers courses and degree programs for the professional growth of in-service teachers. The Faculty takes pride in its Ph.D. Programs for providing leadership in the field of education throughout the country. Specific inquiry and analysis of educational issues is the hallmark of the Faculty and the on-campus faculty remains actively engaged in research, and collaboration with government and international agencies. The Faculty maintains a close link with educational institutions through its student teaching practice and otherv, activities.
Degree Programs offered.
Education, Special Education.
Master of Philosophy in Education
Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, Secondary Education, Science Education, Islamic Education, Business Education, Technology Education,    Educational Administration, Special Education, M.A (ELTL), M.A in Educational Research & Assessment
B.Ed., B.S.Ed. All such courses are, offered through affiliated colleges only.

Transformation of Pr-Service Teacher Education; Keeping in view the Indigenous and Global Needs to Produce Effective Prospective Teachers (General and Special Education) Educationist Professionals and Researcher for National and Global Market.
Mission Statement
To Achieve Excellence in the Field of Teacher Education through Empowering Prospective and In-Service Teachers and Developing their Competencies in the Areas of Content, Pedagogy, and Research in the Field of General and Special Education.
The Faculty of Education will strive to achieve the following goals:
To provide and promote facilities for advanced studies and research in General and Special Education.
To promote awareness about the importance and need of higher and specialized studies in teacher education in the country.
To provide teaching, training and guidance in order to prepare students for the Bachelor, Master, M.Phil, and Ph.D. degrees in Education and such any other diplomas in education as may be instituted.
To publish the results of research, and act as an educational information dissemination center.
To provide outreach guidance and support to improve the quality of educational services to schools (general and special) in public and private sector.
Create dynamic and high quality academic environment of teaching, research and human series for prospective teachers and leaders in the field of Education and Special Education.
To render other educational, training and management services to academic institutions of Punjab, Pakistan.