Unveiling the Interplay of Educational Excellence and Talent Mobility: An In-depth Exploration of Pakistan's Educational Revitalization Efforts by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to Mitigate the Talent Drain Challenge

Authors

  • Dr. Asad Ali Manzoor Lecturer, Department of Education, University of Narowal, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Rabia Farooq PhD Scholar, Department of of Education, Superior University Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Nargus Zafar PhD Scholar, Department of of Education, Superior University Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.35484/ahss.2024(5-II)41

Keywords:

Brain Drain, Educational Reforms by the (HEC), Talent Crisis, Talent Migration

Abstract

The study intends to explore the complex interplay between education quality and talent migration, in Pakistani context. Specifically, Higher Education Commission’s initiatives to counteract the detrimental effect of talent drain by implementing educational reforms. Therefore, this study may address this gap, offering a comprehensive analysis of HEC’s initiatives and their impact on talent mobility. The study used qualitative research methodology to explore the reasons of brain drain along with documentary and content analysis through extensive literature review. The researcher selected the sample of the study through purposive sampling technique. Five HEC officials, five university teachers and ten university students were selected. The data collected through interviews was analyzed through thematic analysis. The study highlighted that there may be a strong relationship between educational quality and talent mobility. It may also possible to devise better-informed strategies to boost talent retention and growth in Pakistan. The results of this study recommended that policymakers, educators, and other stakeholders involved in educational planning and talent management need to improve quality of higher education to reduce talent drain.

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Published

2024-05-04

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Manzoor, A. A., Farooq, R., & Zafar, N. (2024). Unveiling the Interplay of Educational Excellence and Talent Mobility: An In-depth Exploration of Pakistan’s Educational Revitalization Efforts by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to Mitigate the Talent Drain Challenge. Annals of Human and Social Sciences, 5(2), 441–453. https://doi.org/10.35484/ahss.2024(5-II)41