Establishment : The programme of Educational Planning and Management (EPM) is the first Maters degree venture of the Allama Iqbal Open University. The early courses of the EPM were launched in 1976 under the Institute of Education. In 1984, when the status of the Institute of Education was raised to the Faculty of Education the Department of Educational Planning and Managment was created within the Faculty of Education to organize the EPM programmes. The Department of EPM offers courses of study in the professional areas of Educational Planning and Management which are aimed at producing a cadre of professionals for educational institutions and organizations of the country for all levels of planning and management jobs.
Introduction : EPM department started in 1975 as one of the department of the Institute of Education in AIOU Islamabad. In 1984, the status of the institute was raised as the Facultyof Education. Since then EPM departmrnt is offering courses of study in the professional areas of Educational Planning and Mnanagement.
Objectives : Introducing innovations in Educational Planning and Management through the distance teaching system of the university. Updating educational planning and management curricula in the light of latest research in the field. Designing and launching planning and management training programs at different levels including Post-Graduate Diploma, Master, and M.Phil.leading to Ph. D. Preparing study materials and courses for educational planners, managers and administrators. Conducting researches related to the field of planning and management.
Future Plans : 1. M.Ed Educational Management and Leadership programme. At present this in the process of the approval from the statutory bodies. 2. The department has offered a "Researcg Porject" of 6 credit hours for those graduates who have already completed their M.Phil-EPM degree with 24 credit hours cour work. This measure will ensure completion of 30 hours crdit cour work which is basic requirement for admission to Ph.D-EPM programme.
Academic Facilities : 1.Text books for all MA EPM and M.Phill EPM Courses are available.

2. For Ph.D. EPM Study guide along with allied materials on CDs is available.

3. Academic faculty of the Department is available for guiding and supervision of the students enrolled in above listed programmes.
Postal Address : EPM Department Faculty of Education Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad. (New Name: Educational Planning Policy, Studies and Leadership) EPPSL
Phone : 9250059
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Programmes: PGD (E.L.M)
MA Education Educational Planning & Management (EPM)
Ph.D. Educational Planning & Management (EPM)
M.Phil Educational Planning & Management (EPM)

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