Skip to main content
Secondary Teacher Education


The Department of Teacher Education was established in 1985 and was bifurcated into Secondary and Elementary Teacher Education Departments in July 2003. Its programmes aim at imparting academic and professional knowledge and training to in-services and pre service teachers and scholars.  The programmes/courses of this department comprise MA, MEd, BEd (4 Years, 1.5 year) and BS Instructional Design as academic and professional degree programmes. The department also offers MPhil and PhD in Education, which are aimed to prepare researchers and practitioners in the field of teacher education.


1.        To prepare highly skilled leaderships in the field of teacher education

2.        To prepare the teachers from primary to higher level well conversant about their academic and professional knowledge, behaviour, and skills

3.       To build their capacity for using latest technology in their teaching learning process

4.       To enhance their capabilities for conducting research related to components of teacher education

Academic Facilities

Online teaching, students support services, workshops, face to face teaching, research, supervision, curriculum/courses development and teacher students meeting.


Future Plans

MS, PhD in Instructional Design, BS Physical Education, certificate/diploma programs for teachers of private institutions, BS Educational Psychology.

Contact Details

Secondary Teacher Education

Chairperson Department of Secondary Teacher Education, Faculty of Education, ICT Building, Room No. 120/110, AIOU, H-8, Islamabad.
051-9250058, 051-9057705, 051-9057708


Dr Naveed Sultana

Associate Professor/Chairperson
Having more than 55 articles published internationally and nationally. Got PhD Degree from Arid Agricultural University, Rawalpindi. Done Post Doctorate from University of Glasgow.
Currently coordinating PhD program and courses of MPhil, MA/Med, Bed (4 years, 1.5 year) and BS Instructional Design.




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.