Monday, August 31, 2015

SHADE session titled "Leadership with a Difference" on Saturday, September 5, 2015

Leadership with a Difference

The Power of Understanding People

Objectives:
Ø  Identify and appreciate diverse styles.
Ø  Identify the traits and skills of an effective leader
Ø  Develop techniques for adjusting our communication style as the situation requires
Ø  Develop a plan to develop your own leadership potential

Date:               Saturday, September 5, 2015
Timing:           9:00 a.m. – 01:00 p.m.
Venue:            Aga Khan University, Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED)
Facilitator:       Ms. Azmina Afzal

Time punctuality must be maintained.


Please note that no member will be allowed to attend the workshop without prior confirmation.

Brief Intro of the Facilitator:
Azmina Afzal, is a PhD scholar at Institute of Educational Management. She holds Masters of Education from Hamdard University, an MPhil in Education and MBA in Educational Management from Institute of Business Management (IOBM).  She has extensive experience of teaching, curriculum monitoring, teacher education, career guidance and management programs in variety of settings.  She works at Foundation Public School as an Academic Head and a Visiting Faculty at Institute of Business Management. Her research interests include exploring effective simulations of teaching and learning, curriculum development, teachers’ performance appraisal system, teachers' pedagogical knowledge and its influence on students' learning.

In view of limited seats available, prior registration for this workshop is mandatory. Kindly confirm your participation latest by Friday, September 4, 2015 by 12:00 noon. at registration@ptan.org or call 36347611-14 /36826991-4, Ext. 8554 /8556, as this will facilitate us in organizing the workshop effectively.

We look forward to your participation!

Thursday, August 20, 2015

SAP Session titled "Enhancement of Learning and Teaching Skills through the Techniques and Activation of Neutral Energy" on August 29, 2015

Dear Members,

On behalf of SAP Executive Committee, we would like to invite school teachers for an exclusive & unique academic session to be held on Saturday, August 29, 2015.

Topic:             Enhancement of Learning and Teaching Skills through the Techniques and Activation of Neutral Energy

Objectives:     By the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

get to know of 45 broad Energies and 7 Zheel-Spectrum Energies to study & discover Neutral Energy;
- generate the Neutral Energy among the participants through a joined drill of SMCP, NHH & amp; HMF-1;
- discuss the top level cosmic data related to Zheel Science;
- discuss the importance of creativity and Neutral Thinking for the enhancement of learning & teaching skills.

Time:              9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  

Date:               Saturday, August 29, 2015

Venue:            Aga Khan University-Institute for Educational Development

Facilitator:     Mr. Farid Azim Qureshi (Angel)

Time punctuality must be maintained.


Please note that no member will be allowed to attend the workshop without prior confirmation.

Facilitator’s Profile
Mr Farid Azim Qureshi is a researcher of Occult Sciences, poet, writer and music composer. He is well versed in hypnotic melody and spiritualism. He is a student of Zheel Sciences, a Samda Healer and invented the love of healing. He was designated to be the Coordinator International Sector by Zheel Sciences Institute. Mr. Qureshi is the founder member and project coordinator of Diamond Chain of International Spiritualists. He served as Project Director- English Language Program for about 5 years in World Group of Educational Institute where he designed various check-sheets and conversational dialogues' modules.

Kindly confirm your participation latest by Thursday, August 27, 2015 (by 4:00 p.m.) at registration@ptan.org or call 36826991-4 / 36347611-4 Ext. 8554 / 8556, as this will facilitate us in organizing the workshop effectively.


We look forward to your participation!

Saturday, August 15, 2015

ASSET session titled “ Story of Pakistan” on August 22, 2015

Dear Member,

This month ASSET is organizing an interactive session on “Story of Pakistan. The details are as follows:

Session’s objectives:

·         The session would help participants to understand why creation of Pakistan was inevitable?
·         It would help teachers to build determination and awareness among their students about the great purpose for which Pakistan came into being
·         Nurture love, affection and consciousness in students for the building and development of Pakistan.

Date:                           Saturday, August 22, 2015
Time:                          9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Facilitator:                 Mr Zubair Hussain Shaikh, Project Manager, Educational Resource Development Center
Venue:                        Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development, Karimabad

Facilitator's profile
Mr Zubair Hussain Shaikh holds a Master’s degree in Literature and has done B.ed from University of Karachi. With his rich experience spread over 17 years in the field of education, he works at ERDC as Project Manager. He is the author of presidential award winning series Mera Iqbal and co-author of a number of books for children. He is known for his innovative teaching methods and strategies for teaching language. He has an extensive experience of conducting teacher-training programs in urban and rural areas of Pakistan on a wide range of topics related to pedagogy and academic leadership. Zubair has worked on different projects of book development, training and evaluation with Sindh textbook board, Aga khan Education Services Pakistan, Iqbal Academy Pakistan, The Citizens Foundation, Developments in literacy, Indus Resource Centre, and Thardeep Rural Development Program.

Please note that no member will be allowed to attend the workshop without prior confirmation

In view of limited seats available, prior registration for this workshop is mandatory. Kindly confirm your participation latest by Friday, August 21, 2015 (by 12:00 noon) at registration@ptan.org or call 021-36826991-94/36347611-14 Ext. 8554/8556, as this will facilitate us in organising the workshop effectively.

PAIE session titled “ Auditory Verbal Therapy” on August 22, 2015

Dear Member,

On behalf of PAIE Executive Committee, you are invited to a PAIE workshop on Saturday, August 22, 2015. Details are as follows:

Title:                  Auditory Verbal Therapy

Seminar Objective:
AVT (Audio Verbal Technique) helps children with residual speech and acoustic ability.  This is designed to supporting and promoting programs for the early detection, identification, and diagnosis of hearing loss and the auditory management of infants, toddlers, and children identified along with Auditory-Verbal Therapy.

Day/Date:        Saturday, August 22, 2015
Time:                9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Venue:             AKU-IED, Karimabad
Facilitators:     Ms Saba Naqi and Ms Shehla Irum
Venue:             Aga Khan University-Institute for Educational Development (Karimabad)

About the Facilitators:
Ms Saba Naqi has done her masters in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology. She has been working as a Speech Therapist and Special Educator in Milestone Charitable Trust for last 7 years dealing with children with special needs.

Ms Shehla Irum has done her masters in Speech Pathology and Audiology. She has also done internship in Audiology from National Hearing Services, Karachi and worked as an Audiology Assistant at Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad. She has also worked as Speech Therapist with various schools and institutions.

In view of limited seats available, prior registration for this workshop is mandatory.

Please note that no member will be allowed to attend the workshop without prior confirmation.

Kindly confirm your participation latest by Friday, August 21, 2015 (by 12:00 noon) at registration@ptan.org or call 021-36826991-94/ 021-36347611-14 Ext. 8554/8556, as this will facilitate us in organizing the workshop effectively.

APEE session titled “Shaping Students Personality through Nurturing Creativity for Secondary Classes” on August 22, 2015

Dear Member,

On behalf of APEE Executive Committee, we would like to invite you for the academic session to be held on Saturday, August 22, 2015.

Topic: Shaping Students Personality through Nurturing Creativity for Secondary Classes

Session Objectives:

The session explores:

Ø  Why is it important to nurture creativity?
Ø  How to nurture creativity?
Ø  To develop creativity in students through classroom collaborative activities (integrating with different subjects)

Date:               August 22, 2015

Time:              9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.                        

Facilitator:     Ms Tehmina Maknojia

Venue:            Aga Khan University-Institute for Educational Development (Karimabad)

Facilitator’s Profile

Ms Tehmina Maknojia is a Pakistani artist. She has completed her Bachelors in fine arts from Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture. She demonstrates a history of excellent craftsmanship, aiming to make work that is interactive for everyone and not limited to gallery space.


She applies her skills to design and facilitate short and long-term arts workshops for teachers. Currently, she is working as art educator and freelance artist. She has participated in various exhibition and community based art projects. She has also worked as lead facilitator in various organizations and projects.

In view of limited seats available, prior registration for this workshop is mandatory. Kindly confirm your participation latest by Friday, August 21, 2015 (by 12:00 noon) at registration@ptan.org or 36826991-4 Ext. 8556/8554, as this will facilitate us in organizing the session effectively.


Saturday, August 08, 2015

EYLA session title “ Managing Children Behaviour” on August 15, 2015

Dear EYLA Member,

On behalf of EYLA Executive Committee, we would like to invite you for the EYLA workshop to be held on Saturday, August 15, 2015.

Title:                        Managing Children Behaviour

Objectives of the workshop:
The four (4) hour session is aimed at imparting understanding regarding children's behavior and its management; including the reasons for the behavioral problems and effective ways to prevent and handle those problems according to the unique needs of a child.

Date                :Saturday, August 15, 2015
Timing            :From 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Venue :Aga Khan University, Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED)

Facilitator’s Profile:
Ms. Quratul Ain Ahmed is an Educational Psychologist and currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Psychology at the University of Karachi. She also renders services of psychological counselling in educational communities; including students, teachers, parents and educational specialists. She is also associated with a private school’s professional developmental center, where she is practicing as a teacher trainer, in addition to working as a training consultant with other educational organizations. Currently, she is engaged in a research study regarding cognitive development in children.

Due to Independence Day holiday, on Friday, August 14, 2015, the registration for the workshop will be done on Thursday, August 13, 2015.

Registration will start from Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. Since seating at the workshop is limited, interested participants must confirm their participation at registration@ptan.org or phone # 36826991-4/36347611-4 Ext. 8554/8556. Available seating will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, and the registration will be closed once the workshop has been fully subscribed.

(Please note that the request for confirmation for attending the workshop, sent through e-mails or phone calls received before Thursday, August 13, 2015 will not be accepted. Members sending their confirmations through e-mails should send their e-mails from 8:30 a.m. (PST) on Thursday, August 13, 2015.  Any e-mail received on Thursday, August 13, 2015 before 8:30 a.m. (PST) will not be accepted)

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

HDP offers course on Promoting Parenting Capacities for Optimum Early Child Development







































Registration form attached

For further information please contact Human Development Programme-AKU
1st Floor, Block B, IED-PDC 1-5/B-VII, F.B Area, Karimabad, Karachi, Pakistan
Contact #: +9221 –36826991-2
Ext #: 8761
Cell: 0307-2224102
Email:human.development@aku.edu

Saturday, July 25, 2015

ASSET session title “Learning How to Learn (Barriers to Study)” and “Communication Skills and Formula with Power of Mind and Body Languages” on August 1, 2015

Dear Member,

This month ASSET is organizing an interactive session onLearning How to Learn (Barriers to Study)” and “Communication Skills and Formula with Power of Mind and Body Languages”. The details are as follows:

By the end of the session participants will be able to:
1. Demonstrate the practical application of study
2. Recognize the 3 barriers to study by overcoming them with prescribed LRH scholastic pattern.
3. Explore the harmful effects of barriers to study in the society
4. Recognize the technical aspects of an effective communication
5. Explore various tools and ways of communication
6. Achieve happiness and success through ways of communication

Date:                          Saturday, August 1, 2015
Time:                          9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Facilitator:                 Farid Azim Qureshi (Angel)

Facilitator's profile
Mr Farid Azim Qureshi is a researcher of Occult Sciences, poet, writer and music composer. He is well versed in hypnotic melody and spiritualism. He is a student of Zheel Sciences, a Samda Healer and invented the love of healing. He was designated to be the Coordinator International Sector by Zheel Sciences Institute. Mr. Qureshi is the founder member and project coordinator of Diamond Chain of International Spiritualists. He served as Project Director- English Language Program for about 5 years in World Group of Educational Institute where he designed various check-sheets and conversational dialogues' modules.


In view of limited seats available, prior registration for this workshop is mandatory. Kindly confirm your participation latest by Thursday, July 30, 2015 (by 4:00 p.m.) at registration@ptan.org or call 021-36826991-94/36347611-14 Ext. 8554/8556, as this will facilitate us in organising the workshop effectively.

MAP session title “The Effective Use of Scientific Calculator” on August 1, 2015

Dear Member,

On behalf of MAP Executive Committee, we would like to invite you for the MAP workshop to be held on Saturday, August 1, 2015. Details are as follows:

Title:                  “The Effective Use of Scientific Calculator”
Who should attend:    Teachers of SSC/HSC/ O&A Levels
Day/Date:                      Saturday/ August 1, 2015
Time:                             9:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Venue:                           AKU-IED, Karimabad
Facilitator:                    Ms Tabinda Kanwal, Executive Committee Member

The purpose of this workshop is to provide hands-on training to teachers of Secondary/Higher Secondary Schools and O and A Level Schools to learn the effective use of Casio's latest EX Series of scientific calculators in teaching.

Due to limited resources and to ensure quality only a group of 40 participants will be accepted on first come first served basis. Further registration will be stopped once the workshop sitting is fully subscribed.

Kindly confirm your participation latest by Thursday, July 30, 2015 at registration@ptan.org or PTAN Office (021-36826911-4/36347611-4 Ext. 8556 / 8556).

Please note that no member will be allowed to attend the workshop without prior confirmation.


We look forward to your active participation in the workshop.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

MAP session title “Moving from One Dimension to Three Dimensions” on July 25, 2015

Dear Member,

On behalf of MAP Executive Committee, we would like to invite you to a MAP workshop on Saturday, July 25, 2015. Details are as follows: 

Title:  “Moving from One Dimension to Three Dimensions”
                                               
Audience:                   Teacher of Grade 6 to 8
Day/Date:                   Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time:                          9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Venue:                       AKU-IED, Karimabad
Facilitators:                Mr Abid Sohail, Chairperson MAP and Specialist Curriculum    and Examination Development, Aga Khan University Examination Board
                                   
                                    Ms. Rabia Nisar, Subject     Specialist, Aga Khan University Examination Board

We would like to iterate that in order to provide quality professional development to all valued members and to run this association effectively we need your full support and punctuality. Since seats for the session are limited, interested members are requested to kindly confirm their participation latest by Friday, July 24, 2015 (by 12:00 noon) at registration@ptan.org or 36347611-14 / 36826991-4 Ext. 8556/8554, as this will facilitate us in organizing the workshop effectively.

Please note that no member will be allowed to attend the workshop without prior confirmation.


We look forward to your active participation in the workshop.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

EYLA session title “Material Development” on July 4, 2015

Dear EYLA Member,

On behalf of EYLA Executive Committee, we would like to invite you for the EYLA workshop to be held on Saturday, July 4, 2015.

Title:                                     Material Development

Objectives of the workshop
·                     What is constructive material development in Early Years
·                     Significance of material development
·                     Is material necessary in child’s development?
·                     How to use material effectively with young learners.

Date     :           Saturday, July 4, 2015
Timing :           From 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.
Venue   :          Aga Khan University, Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED)

Facilitator’s Profile:
Ms. Neelofer Mehdi, Executive Committee Member of EYLA, possesses Advanced Diploma in Human Development-Early Child Development from Aga Khan University. She has facilitated and conducted various educational courses especially on Pedagogies which include, Teaching Methods, Classroom Management, Lesson Planning, Storytelling, Mathematical Development, Integrated Learning, Child Psychology and Assessment.

Registration will start from Friday, July 3, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. Since seating at the workshop is limited, aspiring participants must confirm their participation at registration@ptan.org or phone # 36826991-4/ 36347611-4 Ext. 8554/8556. Available seating will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, and the registration will be closed once the workshop has been fully subscribed.


(Please note that the request for confirmation, for attending the workshop, sent through e-mails or phone calls received before Friday, July 3, 2015 will not be accepted. Members sending their confirmations through e-mails should send their e-mails from 8:30 a.m. (PST) on Friday, July 3, 2015.  Any e-mail received on Friday, July 3, 2015 before 8:30 a.m. (PST) will not be accepted).

Friday, June 19, 2015

MAP session title “Engaging Teachers in Developing their Own Worksheets/Games for Teaching and Learning Algebra” on June 27, 2015

Dear Member,

On behalf of MAP Executive Committee, we would like to invite you to a MAP workshop on Saturday, June 27, 2015. Details are as follows: 

Title:               “Engaging Teachers in Developing their Own Worksheets/Games for Teaching and Learning Algebra”

Workshop Objectives:          
By the end of the workshop the participants will be able to:

·         recall the concepts of basic Algebra and Algebraic expressions
·         incorporate their understanding and knowledge in developing worksheets and games
·         develop and understand the importance of teaching Algebra using worksheets and  games
·         get alternatives of assessing their teaching and students learning algebra using their own assessment tools

Audience:             Elementary and Secondary teachers
Day/Date:             Saturday, June 27, 2015
Time:                    09:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue:                  AKU-IED, Karimabad
Facilitators:          Mr Shueb Sultan

About the Facilitator:
Ms Shueb Sultan is currently working as Senior Research Assistant at the Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development. He has done MSc. in Applied Physics from University of Karachi and MEd. in Mathematics Education from Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED). He has got experience of teaching mathematics at school and college level and facilitated workshops and Continuous Professional Education courses at AKU-IED and Aga Khan Schools. His areas of interest are teaching and learning using technology and educational research.
We would like to iterate that in order to provide quality professional development to all valued members and to run this association effectively we need your full support and punctuality. Since seats for the session are limited, interested members are requested to kindly confirm their participation latest by Friday, June 26, 2015 (by 12:00 noon) at registration@ptan.org or 36347611-14 / 36826991-4 Ext. 8556/8554, as this will facilitate us in organizing the workshop effectively.
Please note that no member will be allowed to attend the workshop without prior confirmation.

We look forward to your active participation in the workshop.