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Professor/Chairman ECE&ETE
Dr Fazal-Ur-Rahman
Started career as Program Coordination Officer in Teacher Training Project, Ministry of Education. Serving as a faculty member in the university for last 23 years. At AIOU, started career as lecturer and now professor in the ECE & ETED.
Skilled in training of ECE teachers and workers. Conducted a number of national and international workshops on ODL and online learning, instructional design, assessment and quantitative research.


PhD in Education


23 years


76 publications in national and international research journals. Some recent publications are:

The Effect of Cognitive Acceleration Programme on Critical Thinking of Science Students at Secondary Level. International journal of innovation in teaching and learning. Vol VII. Issue II. 2021. Pp 87-100

Perceptions of Teacher Educators about Integration of (ESD) in Elementary Teachers Education Program. Journal of Development and Social Sciences. Vol. 2, No. IV. 2021. Pp 215-225

A Study of Individual Differences and Generic Competences: An Evidence from University Students. International journal of innovation in teaching and learning. Vol VII. Issue II. 2021.pp118-138

Project, Research Interests

6 research projects successfully completed in the area of Early childhood care and education. 2 projects were funded by the Higher Education Commission under NRPU and Thematic research grant while 4 projects funded internally AIOU.


The Allama Iqbal Open University was established in May, 1974, with the main objectives of providing educational opportunities to masses and to those who cannot leave their homes and jobs. During all these past years, the University has more than fulfilled this promise.