Associate Degree in Education (ADE) in-service program is designed for working teachers having FA/F.Sc./equivalent qualification with CT or Diploma in Education. After 2018, the career progression opportunities for most of these practicing teachers will be closed throughout Pakistan as ADE or B.Ed. (4 years) degree will be mandatory for induction as a teacher as well as for promotion. These teachers have neither any academic/ qualification enhancement opportunities nor any career pathway. Therefore, this degree will provide them an opportunity to enhance their knowledge, skills and qualification that may help them in performing the jobs in better way, upgrade their professional status and lead to further higher education degree programs.