The Institute of Education and Research was established in 2001 with B.Ed Program. The success of B.Ed Program and also pushed by the needs of locals, Master in Education (One Year) program was launched in 2003. The institute kept on flourishing and M.Phil program was started in 2005 after fulfilling all the requirements of HEC. Building upon the success of M.Phil program, PhD program was initiated in 2007. All these milestones were achieved with help of motivated, diligent and workaholic faculty members and the staff.
Recently B.Ed four years program, in compliance with HEC guidelines, has been launched at IER. The program is accredited by National Accreditation Council of Teacher Education (NACTE).
Besides academic programmes, Institute of Education and Research has to its credit arranging many workshops and seminars for the development of faculty and staff of KUST in particular and teachers’ community in general. Some of these training programs include:
- Faculty Development Program, Organized in Collaboration with NAHE, HEC
- Indigenous On-campus Training (IOT) for KUST Staff, Organized in Collaboration with HEC
- Capacity Management Building Program, organized in collaboration with Directorate of Education FATA.
- Capacity Management Building Program, organized in collaboration with Fulbright.