KU holds moot on sustainable curriculum development.

KARACHI -- The University of Karachi in collaboration with George Mason University (GMU) has organised an event for faculty members of 14 different universities to discuss significant changes in the social sciences syllabus of the country's higher education institutions.

A complete course structure has been developed for capacity building of faculty under the broad academic domain of social sciences including arts, humanities, management, and administrative sciences at the undergraduate level.

The KU and GMU under the US-funded University Partnerships Grants Programme 2020-23 had earlier this year launched the 'sustainable curriculum development' aimed at expanding career opportunities for young students through sustainable curriculum design.

Under this project, 330 faculty members of 14 partner universities were trained on their respective campuses within a short span of 45 days.

The vice chancellors and representatives of the 14 partner universities met KU VC Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood Iraqi here and discussed how to implement the sustainable curriculum development project in their respective universities.

They also held discussion about possible outcomes of the sustainable curriculum development project and its impact on the local market and society. The toolkits of the sustainable curriculum development project were also distributed among the 14 partner universities.

Prof Iraqi shared in the western world, universities can...

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