Department of Education

Head of Department
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Tayyab Alam, PhD (Education)
Dr. Muhammad Tayyab Alam Bukhari holds MA Educational Planning and Management degree from Allama Iqbal Open University and M.Sc. Physics from Punjab University. He earned PhD Education from University of Arid Agriculture, Rawalpindi. He has
been serving Foundation University Islamabad as Professor of Education since 2008. He has more than twenty years of teaching experience at FUI, AIOU, NUML and International Islamic University Islamabad. Fifty students of MA Education and nine students of M.Phil Education completed their theses under his supervision. Moreover, four scholars of PhD Education completed their dissertations under his supervision and were awarded degrees.

Two PhD scholars are working on their research work under his supervision. He is HEC approved supervisor for PhD scholars in education. Thirty six research papers of Dr. Tayyab were published in national and international journals during 2006 to 2014. In addition, he has also contributed in national and international workshops, conferences and seminars. His valuable services in the field of education and research have been recognized by FUI and he was given FUI Research Award 2008. He is currently working as Head Department of Education. His areas of special interest are Research Methods and Educational
Planning and Management. Higher Education Commission gave him University best teacher award in 2010.


The Program of Education aims at achieving a prominent status at the national and international levels by creating a dynamic educational environment where teaching-learning, research, innovation, leadership and public service will have a harmonious blend. This program will constantly strive to prepare useful and productive citizens for the country by forging fruitful relationship with community.

Job Opportunities (Education)

After successful completion MA Education degree, students will not only be able to contribute constructively to the education system in Pakistan but will also avail job opportunities at school and college level both in public and private sectors. The scholars, after doing M.Phil and PhD will be eligible to acquire relatively high posts at both national and international levels. They can get key posts at Higher Education Institutions and Degree Awarding Public and Private Sector Institutions. Graduates of Education may be able to get opportunity to work at various posts in Higher Education Commission. They can engage themselves in the process of curriculum development in Pakistan and can bring changes in the field of educational administration and supervision on getting jobs as administrators in the field of education. Their skills of conducting research will enable them to design and undertake research studies. Moreover, they can become part of the process of making educational plans and policies at national level and may fill the existing vacuum of leadership in the field of education.



Education is an overall development of human personality, guaranteeing individual, societal and national advancement in all spheres of human life. In the present day, quality education is the ultimate source which leads towards the realization
of the dreams of achieving a respectable position in the comity of nations. The department strives to produce value laden professional teaching workforce who are abreast of latest knowledge of educational development, theories of teaching and learning and high order research skills. It also aims at inculcating positive learning attitudes, democratic behavior and making the prospective teachers life-long learners. The graduates produced render services in various educational institutions of the country both in the public and private sector with great professional fervor, enthusiasm and dedication and the department is proud of their excellent contributions to the society. The department has aligned its curriculum with higher education commission guidelines and framework of teacher education in Pakistan.