Report by Engr Asghar Hayat.
ECO Science Foundation (ECOSF) in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan, Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS), the Inter Academy Partnership Science Education Program (IAP SEP) and Alif Ailaan is organizing an International Forum on Science Education in Islamabad- Pakistan on April 9, 2018. This was informed by Prof Dr Manzoor Hussain Soomro, President Eco Science Foundation while talking to Engineering Cap magazine. He further told that the Forum will deliberate on primary and secondary education linked with innovation, quality higher education and economic development.
The main theme of the Forum is “Quality Science Education at Schools- A Must for Quality Higher Education and Economic Development” focusing on thematic and social aspects of some the most burning issues of science and society, he added. Dr. Soomro hoped that the Forum will provide a unique platform for dialogue on new emerging issues affecting in the global society and solutions based on science and technology with special focus on promotion of Inquiry Based Science Education at all levels especially the schools. He also shared that the Workshop on “Fusion of Civilizations” Curriculum Design for Schools along One Belt One Road (OBOR) Countries will also be held alongside the Forum.