Curriculum Development through Project based learning and CDIO

International Workshop on Curriculum Development through Project based learning and CDIO

Join us for the International workshop on “Curriculum Development through Project based learning and CDIO”
Our workshop aims to bring together experts in the field to share their expertise and shape thefuture of engineering education by focusing on curriculum development through project based learning and CDIO.

This workshop is organized by Faculty of Engineering and Technology IIU under PAK-UK Education Gateway Mobility Partnership grant sponsored by the Higher Education Commission and British Council Pakistan.

Event Details
Tuesday 9th January 2024
8.30AM to 5.00PM

Allama Iqbal Auditorium
Faisal Mosque Campus
International Islamic University Islamabad

(Tuesday, 09th January 2024)
Sr # Time International Workshop on curriculum design through project based learning and CDIO
1 8:30 –   9:15 Registration and seating of registered participants
2 9:15 —   9:30 Opening: Introduction about theme of workshop
3 9:30 — 10:00 Keynote by Dr. Taqi Ahmed Cheema (Dean Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, GIKI) Topic “Recent trends in Engineering Education in Pakistan, an institutional case study of GIKI”
4 10:00 – 10:30 Project based learning programme development – The story of King’s College London Dr. Tabbi Wilberforce Awotwe (King’s College London)
5 1030 — 1100 Tea and Coffee break
6 11:00 – 12:00 The Evolution of CDIO in Engineering Education and it’s implementation – Pros and Cons – Dr Gareth Thomson (Aston University)
7 12:00 – 13:00 The success story of CDIO implementation (The Aston Philosophy) – Dr. Sarah Junaid (Aston University)
8 13:00 – 14:00 Lunch and prayer break
9 14:00 – 15:00 Degree Apprenticeship in Higher Education –  Dr. Freeha Azmat, University of Warwick)
10 15:00 – 16:00 CDIO and Lego activity (Dr. Sarah Junaid, Dr. Sarah Junaid, Dr. Tabbi Awotwe, Dr. Muftooh Siddiqi, Dr. Umar Manzoor)
11 16:00 – 16.30 Panel Discussion by the experts / guest speakers:

  1. Engr. Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid, Rector, GIKI
  2. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Tufail, Pro Vice Chancellor, NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi
  3. Prof. Dr. Attah Ullah Shah Vice Chancellor, Karakoram International University, Gilgit
  4. Dr. Gareth Andrew Thomson, Reader, Aston University
  5. Dr. Sarah Junaid, Senior Lecturer, Aston University
  6. Dr. Tabbi Wilberforce Awotwe, Lecturer, King’s College London
  7. Dr. Nasir Mehmood Khan, Registrar, PEC
  8. Dr. Niaz Ahmed, Additional Registrar, PEC

Moderated byProf. Dr. Nadeem Ahmed Sheikh, Dean FET, IIU

12 16.30 – 17:00 Closing ceremony, shields and certificate distributions and closing remarks
The major themes and keynote talk will cover topical issues in engineering pedagogy including:

  • Curriculum Design using project based learning
  • Conceive, design, implement and operate (CDIO)
  • Examples and success stories of CDIO
  • Higher education – degree apprenticeship
  • CDIO – An activity based session using LEGO
Dr. Freeha Azmat,
Associate Professor
University of Warwick
Dr. Gareth Andrew Thomson,
Aston University
Dr. Taqi Ahmed Cheema,
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,
Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIKI)
Dr. Tabbi Wilberforce Awotwe
King’s College London
Dr. Sarah Junaid,
Senior Lecturer
Aston University
Our sponsors
Hosted by:
Faculty of Engineering & Technology
International Islamic University Islamabad
For further information
Please call us at +92-51-9019465 or email us at [email protected]  or [email protected] 
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