Faculty Development & Internationalisation

Active Citizens Programme( ACP)

Directorate of Faculty Development & Internationalisation at Lahore College for Women University facilitated a Training of Facilitators for Active Citizens Programme in collaboration with British Council, Pakistan. The main theme of Active Citizen Programme is, "Locally Engaged and Globally Connected". Active Citizens Programme links civil society networks, community leaders and community networks in Pakistan, UK and 22 other countries across the world to deepen trust and understanding within and between communities. It aims to facilitate policy dialogue to stimulate debate about active citizenship and youth policy and practice at national, local and community levels.

DFDI, in collaboration with the British Council has introduced the Active Citizens Progremme at LCWU as a mandatory 4 credit course to be undertaken by all BS students before graduation. These students are being trained in various aspects of community service and engage in community projects and policy dialogues to seek solutions for betterment of our nation. This HEI model developed by LCWU will be replicated in other universities across Pakistan.

Active Citizens is a not for profit programme run by the British Council in partnership with civil society organizations and educational institutions to encourage groups of youth to engage in social responsibility by developing and delivering sustainable projects on urgent themes such as poverty, literacy, democracy and climate change. The programme has been approved by the LCWU Academic Council and Syndicate and an MOU has been signed between the BC and LCWU.