PIFD hosts Official launch of the B-International Toolkit.

Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design (PIFD) on November 27, 2023 hosted the official launch of the B-International Toolkit, a key achievement in the Building Internationalisation in Pakistan (B-International) Project.
Prof. Dr. Shahid Munir, Chairperson Punjab Higher Education Commission was the chief guest while Prof. Hina Tayyaba Khalil, Vice Chancellor PIFD was the guest of honor. Consortium members including foreign delegates from Cardiff Metropolitan University (CMET) - United Kingdom, University of Salamanca (USAL) - Spain, École Centrale de Nantes (ECN) - France and The University of Bologna (UNIBO) - Italy, vice chancellors, academicians and students from various Pakistani Universities participated in the event.
The B-International Toolkit is a resource created by the B-International project comprising of the key elements relating to building internationalisation in Pakistan. It is a culmination of the project outcomes achieved across its duration including, the creation of internationalisation strategies, CPD training sessions for all staff, an online learning programme and opening Centres for Internationalisation on campus.
The main objective of the Toolkit is to summarise these key components devised by the B-International project team to provide a framework for the universities in Pakistan to initiate their own strategies for internationalisation and adopt some or all the processes.  
It is pertinent to mention here that B-International is a project co-funded by the European Union under the Erasmus+ Programme. The project was commenced in January 2020. It aims to provide universities in Pakistan with a structure by which to implement international strategies that support the strategic aim of both the university and the wider Higher Education sector.

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