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Distance Education in University of Peshawar:   


HEC initiated and sponsored a project for the development of some mechanism for the Distance Education in six public sector universities in response to the proposal by University of Peshawar. The proposal was greatly appreciated and approved. The HEC then constituted two committees. The University of Peshawar was included in the first committee and was assigned to prepare a PC-1 while University of Sindh, was assigned to develop learning packages.

After the approval of PC-1, the project was implemented in the six public sector universities nationwide including University of Peshawar. Other universities are University of Sindh (Jomshoro), University of Karachi (Karachi). University of Punjab (Lahore), Bahaudin Zakariya University (Multan) and Gomal University (D.I Khan)

Vision Statement:
The vision is to become and develop as a center of excellence in the provision of distance learning and related fields of knowledge.

The Directorate of Distance Education is dedicated to serving of diverse needs of the society by providing high quality educational experiences that utilizes latest emerging technologies and to offer opportunities of education to large number of students who cannot make it due to time, social, financial and geographical constraints.

Mission statement:
Directorate of Distance Education is to continue providing relevant and appropriate education to distance learners using knowledge media technologies (printed modules, audio/video lectures, web-enabled materials, computer mediated instructions, e-libraries) and pursuit of developing of professionali

Geographic Coverage:
Learning centers will be established in

Abbottabad,
Bannu,
Batagram,
Buner,
Charsadda,
Chitral
Dera Ismail Khan,
Hangu,
Haripur,
Karak,
Kohat,
Kohistan,
Lakki Marwat,
Lower Dir,
Malakand,
Mansehra
Mardan,
Nowshera,
Peshawar,
Shangla,
Swabi,
Jalalabad (Afghanistan)

Information regarding learning centers addresses will be made available to all the students through mail and also will be available on university website  http://www.upesh.edu.pk/distanceeducation/

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