International Forum on Science Education held at HEC Auditorium
The International Forum on Science Education
April 9, 2018
The International Forum on Science Education was held on 9 -10 April, 2018 in Islamabad, Pakistan. Jointly hosted by the Economic Cooperation Organization Science Foundation (ECOSF), Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan, the Inter Academy Partnership Science Education Program (IAP SEP) and Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) with the support of Alif Ailan (Pakistan) and Pakistan Alliance of Maths and Science (PAMS) , the forum attracted more than 200 speakers and participants from Malaysia, Sudan, Kenya, Indonesia, Thailand, Pakistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, South Korea working in areas of science education, science communication and news media.
On the morning of 9 April, Prof. Dr. Qasim Jan-President of Pakistan Academy of Sciences, Prof. Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro- President ECOSF, Member GC IAP SEP and Council Member AETDEW, Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed- Chairman of Higher Education Commission (HEC) all addressed about the importance of science education in schools which is a must for quality higher education and economic development
In the panel discussions, all panelists from different organizations introduced their practices in science education and their future plans.
From Iran, Dr. Ali Rejali has been invited to this event for sharing his thoughts and experiences on “Teaching Mathematics through Non Formal Education Methods – Experiences of Isfahan Mathematics House”.