Accounting education
Lahore: ACCA Pakistan has organised a learning providers forum on Tuesday at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) as part of it efforts to develop excellence in professional accounting education and establish best practices amongst tertiary accounting education providers.

Dr Afra Sajjad, head of Education and Policy Development of ACCA Pakistan, was the forum facilitator. The aim of the discussion forum was to provide a common platform to ACCA tuition providers, employers and IT experts for discussing the existing and emerging teaching practices that nurture talent and are aligned to the industry’s business model. Another aspect in discussion was the perspective on how IT and social media can be leveraged for innovating education practices.

The participants were faculty members of ACCA Approved Learning Partners (ALP) and tuition providers in Pakistan.

The participants appreciated efforts of ACCA Pakistan in enhancing the capacity of the ALP faculty members. They were of the view that such forums are useful and relevant to their work as they enable them to learn new teaching skills and provide them a platform to share their opinions and challenges.

Speaking at the forum, Dr Afra Sajjad, head of Education and Policy Development, ACCA Pakistan, stated that tutors should take right steps from the planning stage in order to deliver an exam-focused course. The news

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