R&HD Established In 2016
Heads Of Department Over the Years

Research & Quality Assurance is an APSACS Department established in 2016. Over the years, the department has grown its Portfolio and is now a provider of exceptionally high standard multifaceted Holistic Development Programmes and their implementation frameworks; co-curricular activities designed and balanced with curriculum; career pathways through exclusive Career Counselling & University Placement Programme; emotional health implementation, support and training package; in-house research studies and educational concept papers reflecting trends in modern education. The department also pursues national and international educational collaborations to further enrich and enhance the scope of highly effective Academic Package provided by the Secretariat. The department operates in accordance with high quality academic standards, therefore, all functions of the department are aligned with mandate specified in COAS Directive, National Education Policy and international benchmarks.

Key Features of the Department

  • Development of concept papers, desk researches, on-field data collection, educational studies & handbooks
  • Career Counselling & University Placements
  • Smiles – Raising Emotionally Healthy Children (An APSACS Pioneering Emotional Health Initiative)
  • Holistic Development Programmes and Co-Curricular Activities
  • Specifying Quality Assurance Standards for all Programmes run under the umbrella of R&QA
  • School Registration Quality Standards
  • Enhanced data collection and presentation techniques for reflecting on programme deliverables
  • External Programmes
  • External Collaboration SOPs
  • British Council Professional Development Consultancy Service
  • Connecting Classrooms
  • International School Award (ISA)
  • Community Service Programme (Internal & External)
  • Financial Literacy Programme in collaboration with State Bank of Pakistan

American Board for Certification of Teaching Excellence (ABCTE) – Teacher Professional Development Initiative for Quality Assurance 


APSACS mission statement driven from COAS Dir, 2005 is to “Provide exemplary educational programmes of international standards that inspire and prepare all students for success in global environment at affordable cost (ref 1, ref 2a). The driving force at APSACS is a common purpose and direction, maximum efficiency and productivity in achieving academic and personality development milestones aligned with cultural norms. Patriotism, ideology, character development, moral values, international sensitization, global perspectives, Seven Cs, etc., are stimulated through the robust holistic development programmes and co-curricular activities.