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Tajuddin of Torkhow completes PhD from AKU-IED

KARACHI, Oct 3: Tajuddin Sharar of Shagram,Torkhow, defended his PhD thesis at the Aga Khan University-Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED) Karachi. The program was attended by scholars of high repute, teachers and students of AKU-IED.

It is worth mentioning that a panel of five scholars namely Dr. Steven Shane Jordan McGill University Montreal, Dr. Sourayan Mookerjea university of Alberta, Professor Dr. Abdul Hamid, University of Management and Technology Lahore, Dr. Sajid Ali, coordinator PhD Program AKU-IED, and Dr. Ayesha Bashiruddin AKU-IED were the examiners on the occasion.

Mr. Tajuddin completed his study under the scholastic supervision of Professor Dr. Muhammad Memon AKU-IED, professor Dr. Alkarim Dattoo IIS London and Professor Dr. Deep Kapoor of the University of Alberta, Canada, in the area of “Curriculum Response to Global Education for Developing Students’ Global Perspectives”.

Doctoral Defense of Mr. Tajuddin was divided in to two sections: in public and in camera. In the first session the researcher presented his work in exquisitely graceful manner within the specified 30 minutes followed by half an hour scarier and scarier Question Answer session. Mr. Sharar scholarly handledall the questions, posed by student as well as the learned scholars of AKU-IED, and got thumbs up every time. “His replies”, opined by one of the participant, “were faster than a speeding bullet”.

It is noteworthy to mention that Dr. Steven Shane Jordan of McGill University, Montreal proudly said that the thesis of Mr. Sharar is amongst the top-10 of McGill’s doctoral thesis. As a result Tajuddin was given “Straight Pass” by the examiners while official announcement will be made on Monday.

After doing his masters in political science from the University of Peshawar, Mr. Tajuddin Sharar remained connected with teaching and also served as school leader in private education sector. He later did his MEd from AKU-IED and rendered services there in PDC Chitral. In 2009, he was selected for the adorable and adventurous task of PhD Program at AKU-IED, from where he comes victorious yesterday October 2, 2014.–Noor Shamsudddin Shams

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