A delegation from the University of Palermo, Italy lead by Prof Dr Micari Fabrizio, the rector, and accompanied by Prof Dr Salvatore Casabona visited Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) on Saturday and met with Prof Dr Fazal Ahmad Khalid, the Chairman Sajid Zafar Daal, Secretary Higher Education Department, Govt. of Punjab, and representatives of the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan were also present during the meeting.
In an incisive policy move, Italy has decided to include sustainability and climate-change awareness into the curriculum at all public schools. The decision has generated massive support from stakeholders across the board. Environmental advocates have praised the move, however, conservative factions still seem to have reservation regarding the decision.
The eighth edition of the prestigious Future of Education international conference will be held in Florescence, Italy, in June next year. The highly revered conference on education will take place on June 28-29, 2018.