DED Vision: To be a center of excellence, and an icon that takes higher education as an entity and a unique specialty in context of multiple professions related to diverse backgrounds to new heights in Pakistan and globally.
DED Mission: We believe in working as teams to provide academic expertise to all ZU colleges to upgrade their educational standards while adopting latest and competitive educational methodologies through research, leadership, innovations and reforms.
Values: Compassion and resilience, academic integrity and excellence, receptiveness & responsiveness
Goal: The DED aims to meet educational standards across ZU in line with global standards. To reach this goal, our strategy is to provide faculty development opportunities for ZU teachers to let them recognize their teaching roles and act accordingly on their self-improvement plans.