SE Timetable

Timetable Fall - 2014


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The School of Education (SE) at the Beaconhouse National University founded in 2005 was established in response to the deeply felt need in Pakistan and the region for improvement in quality of teacher education. It has become one of the leading institutions for teacher education in Pakistan. Realizing the potential of education for transforming lives, the School of Education is committed to making a positive contribution to the development of individuals, institutions and society.

The School caters to both in-service and pre-service professionals from both public and private sector institutions. Through the courses and programs, the School reaches a diverse population of trainees from different education sectors and levels.

All the programmes offered at the School of Education are research-intensive and are based on the philosophy that teacher educators must be engaged in a continual process of inquiry. They are designed keeping in view the challenges of change that individuals, institutions and societies are facing and aim at preparing its students as effective agents of change. The teaching and assessment techniques used by the School encourage experiential learning and problem-solving skills. The research-led courses offered at SE encourage students to gain insights from research in pedagogy to develop skills and values needed for imparting quality education. Keeping these strengths in view, the School of Education at Beconhouse National University envisions the following standards of excellence for the next decade so:

"To be a leading faculty of quality education in Pakistan by creating a rich academic and research environment that draws on sound theoretical knowledge, best practices and latest research techniques. The School of Education at Beaconhouse National University will contribute to enhance quality teacher education by providing advanced research, personal and professional development opportunities of the highest academic standards, to ensure that its graduates meet the demands of the 21st Century"

SE News & Events

Talk by Dr. Tariq Rahman at School of Education

School of Education, Beaconhouse National University has arranged a talk by Dr. Tariq Rahman on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 under its Distinguished Lecture Series. The topic of his talk is "What was Jinnah's Pakistan? And what did we do to it?." Read More>>


BNU's 9th Convocation

Beaconhouse National University is pleased to announce its 9th Convocation, to be held on Friday, December 12, 2014. The convocation will start at 2:30 pm sharp at the BNU New Campus, Raiwind Road, Lahore.  Read More>>


Holiday Notification

Beaconhouse National University will remain closed on 14th and 15th of November (Friday and Saturday) on the account of Raiwind Ijtimah.


Launch of BNU Plan 9 Entrepreneurial Society

The Inaugural Ceremony of BNU Plan 9 Entrepreneurial Society was held on 28th of October, 2014 at BNU Tarogil Campus. The ceremony was graced by Vice Chancellor BNU, Mr. Shahid Hafiz Kardar; Dean School of Computer and Information Technology (SCIT). Read More>>


Inaugural Ceremony of BNU Entrepreneurial Society

BNU Entrepreneurial Society is holding its Inaugural Ceremony in collaboration with PITB (Plan9) at BNU Tarogil Campus on October 28, 2014. The aim of Plan9 Beaconhouse National University Entrepreneurial Society (P9BNUES) is to promote the spirit of entrepreneurship among students. Read More>>


Seminar by International Scholars at School of Education

School of Education, Beaconhouse National University, under the auspices of Center for Research and Security Studies (CRSS), has arranged a seminar featuring distinguished scholars Dr. Anne Aly from Australia and Mr. Shahab Enam Khan from Bangladesh. Read More>>


BNU Participated in LGS 1A1 Annual College Day

Beaconhouse National University participated in LGS 1A1 Annual College Day on August 29, 2014. Faculty and representatives from BNU guided A-levels students of Lahore Grammar School about the academic programs being offered at BNU. Read More>>


Dr. Tariq Rahman delivered a lecture entitled

‘The Economic and Political Consequences of Language Policies and Practices: the case of north India and Pakistan’,  Distinguished Lectures, Lahore University of Management Sciences, 24 Sept 2014, Lahore.


Dr. Tariq Rahman gave his keynote address entitled

‘Threats to the Modern University: with focus on Pakistan after the 18th Amendment’, Keynote Speech, National Conference on Devolution of Education: the Post-18th Amendment Scenario’. 02 Oct 2014, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad.


Dr. Tariq Rahman presented a paper entitled

‘Modernization of Names in Pakistan’, 3rd Conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English, 24 Aug 2014, University of Zurich, Switzerland.


EID Holidays

Beaconhouse National University will remain closed from October 6, 2014 to October 8, 2014 (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) on account of Eid ul Azha. We wish a Joyous Eid to the BNU community!


Talk by Pervaiz Vandal at School of Education

School of Education, Beaconhouse National University has arranged a talk by Mr. Pervaiz Vandal on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 on the topic "Colonial Lahore and Bhai Ram Singh.” Read More>>


BNU Welcomes the Class of 2014

Beaconhouse National University welcomed its freshmen of 2014 with much fun and frolic. The orientation sessions of different schools were organized between Sept 5th and Sept 15th to familiarize the newly-admitted undergraduate and graduate students. Read More >>


Dr. Tariq Rahman Takes Charge as Dean of SLASS

Professor and Dean School of Education, Dr. Tariq Rahman has been given the charge of Dean, Seeta Majeed School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Beaconhouse National University.  

Dr. Tariq Rahman will also hold charge as Acting Dean, School of Education.


Result of Admission Test Held on September 10, 2014.

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 Results of the Second SE Admission Test-2014

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Result of School of Education Test.

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Dr. Tariq Rahman Awarded the Doctor of Letters by the University of Sheffield

Dr. Tariq Rahman, Dean of School of Education, Beaconhouse National University has been awarded a D. Litt (Doctor of Letters) (scholarship and research on the linguistic history of the languages of the Muslims of Pakistan and north India including Urdu-Hindi and English)degree by the University of Sheffield in recognition of his outstanding achievements as a researcher, scholar and author. Two years ago, Dr. Tariq Rahman was asked by the University of Sheffield, U.K. to submit his published work for the examination of a higher doctorate. The examiners have now recommended him for D.Litt at the Research and Innovation services of University of Sheffield. Read More>>


BNU embarks on a Project for Supporting the Implementation of RTI in Punjab

The Punjab Government enacted the Punjab Transparency and Right to Information Act on 16th of December, 2013. The purpose of this law is to promote free flow of public information to ensure accountability and transparency in the functioning of public bodies.  By providing the right to seek public information without providing any reason, the law empowers citizens to hold the Government answerable and accountable for its services, and ensures effective participation of the citizens in decision making process. Read More>>


Talk by Raza Naeem at School of Education

School of Education, Beaconhouse National University has arranged a talk by Mr. Raza Naeem on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 on the topic "Dear Uncle Sam, With Love, from Pakistan": Saadat Hasan Manto’s Uncle Sam, in His times and in Ours. Read More>>


There is a proposal for a new affordable fee structure for all SE degrees. The specific proposals are as follows:

  • A concession of 50% in tuition fee will be given to  private students (those not sponsored by BSS or HEC ) for all programmes beginning from Fall 2014.
  • No scholarships/concessions will be given to those availing the above facility.
  • This programme will be run on an experimental basis and BNU reserves the right to abolish or modify it after one year. However, those who are studying under the new fee structure will graduate under the same fee structure even if it is changed for new students.

Admission Deadlines

Programmes to be offered in 2014:

  • MPhil. TESL
  • MPhil. Education
  • MPhil. ELM
  • M.Phil Linguistics
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