Education is not only a field of study but also a subject about teaching and learning process. Education is most relevant to Teacher Education. Education as a subject always remains important in the Faculty of Social Sciences as it prepares human capital in the field of Education as teachers, educators, educational leaders and researchers.
The Department of Education in University of Sargodha has been among the pioneer departments of the University and was established in 2003.Presently the Department is offering BEd (Hons) Elementary, BS, MA, MPhil and PhD in Education. The Department strives to contribute towards the establishment of knowledge based economy with upward social mobility. The Department aims to produce reflective, critical and professional educators and managers who are academically sound, pedagogically skilled and responsive to the needs of youth and society in regional, national and global scenario.
The Department has liaison with all federal and provincial departments of education and all the public and private sector universities in Pakistan. The Department enjoys national recognition as HEC has declared it as Regional Resource Center for Faculty Development. To improve the quality of education the Department has initiated outreach training programs for in-service school teachers belonging to both public and private sectors.
The Department has the nine PhD and seven MPhil experienced faculty members. The Faculty of the Department is vibrant in research activities and has produced more than 150 national and international publications during the last few years. The Department has achieved another milestone in 2014 by publishing its own ‘Journal of Educational Sciences and Research.’ The Journal has earned the recognition from HEC Pakistan.