Pak Science Foundation, The Apex Organization Of The Country For Promotion Of Science, Is All Set To Enter Into Long Term Collaboration.
Pakistan Science Foundation, The Apex Organization Of The Country For Promotion Of Science, Is All Set To Enter Into Long Term Collaboration With Children & Youth Science Center Of CAST, China. The two sides shall sign a Letter of Intent to testify this cooperation. Through the collaboration, CYSC will help PSF in capacity building of science teachers and students for a successful execution of STEM (Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics) project by PSF throughout Pakistan.
It may be noted that PSF has got approved the STEM project from Ministry of Planning and Development, which includes refurbishment of some higher secondary school’s labs into fablabs, elite training of science teachers and development of STEM teaching modules. PSF has therefore, planned to seek assistance of the top of line science education institutes of China in order to inspire and replicate the STEM education paradigm in Pakistan.
“Children & Youth Science Center of CAST” has principally agreed mainly to provide online teacher training and teaching modules, giving free access to virtual STEM Learning platform, and services of Chinese Experts for training of science teachers in Pakistan. CAST has more than 210 national member societies and branches all over the China having close ties with millions of Chinese scientists, engineers and other professionals and has made significant contributions to the prosperity and development of China and through this planned assistance, Pakistan can learn a lot from China experience in the field of Science and Technology. The cooperation will soon be formalized by mutual signing of an MoU.
A Letter of Intent is being signed between Pakistan Science Foundation and “Children & Youth Science Center of CAST” on 20 May, 2021 through Zoom/online. The event will be held at PSF Auditorium, G-5/2, Islamabad. The event will also commemorate 70th anniversary of Sino-Pak diplomatic relationships.