Higher Education Commission Plan:
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has organized plan for every segment of education with implementation of policy, which would certainly assist in achieving modern challenges. HEC is focusing and their center of attention on the development and growth of faculty, labs and libraries, and IT facilities this is the five years plan.
In the news report that, there are three main challenges to higher education which are access to higher education for eligible students, improving the quality of education and availability of job-based and industry based education.
HEC Official Statement:
The higher education official stated that, financial resources are the main issue of higher education further more, the higher education is also being affected by the weak national economy. That is why; we are focusing mainly on private sector. HEC official said that, Pakistan was asking assistance for education from foreign sector but it is a lesser amount of than our requirements.
Regarding less enrolment in higher education institutions, especially in industries-based education, the government was taking a variety of measurements to confirm this inclination. There are some useful programs for instance, Small Business Investigative Research Programme, which is the finest form and model for industrial education. For the promotion of higher education and meeting its challenges in this regard other prominent educationist said the education sector faced complexity in sustaining the growth made from 2001 to 2008 due to economic crisis.
The expert asked the government to continue very significant things and restrain less important things in higher education. There is also need to focus on primary education as primary education provides base for higher education. To take these useful measurements then we will achieve our goal.