Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab
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Department of Technology Education

The Department of Technology Education (DTE) , formerly the Department of Industrial Arts, was established at the Institute in 1962. The degree program was initially titled as M. Ed. Technical (Industrial Arts) has been renamed as Master of Technology Education (MTE). Currently, the department is offering BS Technology Education Program pursuing the goals listed below:
To train teachers for technical subjects being taught at elementary and secondary school level.
To prepare technical teachers and managers for top and middle level management positions in TVET institutes and industries.
To provide consultancy and teacher training support to Technical Education and Vocational Training (TVET) institutes on demand.
We train our students for life, work, and citizenship in the twenty-first century.
Through vibrant discovery, applied knowledge and creative interaction, we positively transform our students where they live and work.
Our Vision Defined
The Department of Technology Education makes a positive, long-term impact on the lives of students. We provide rigorous and relevant academic experiences with engaged active learning opportunities in an intellectually vibrant and diverse campus community. Our graduates are well-prepared to act as responsible global citizens and professionals who remain actively connected with our university
Departmental Achievements
Every year the department produces graduates holding specialization in Industrial Management, and Electricity etc. Those who achieve excellence, find jobs in various public or private sector organizations against varying positions in teaching and industry. A few, who intend to seek higher education, are enrolled in MPhil. in Education after qualifying the admission test and interview arranged by IER. The graduates of the Department of Technology Education (DTE) are performing in almost all paces of human career in technical education, and in managerial capacities both inside and outside Pakistan. Our graduates have been, and are still performing as Principals, Managers, Deputy Managers, Assistant Managers, and Production Managers of most of the TVET Institutes and industrial sector in Pakistan. The Department is offering 4-year Bachelor of Studies in Technology Education both in morning and self-supporting programs. The department is successfully running Prime Minister’s Kamyab Jawan Program to train the youth in different vocational courses since 2020.

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