Wednesday, May 04, 2016

SAP session titled "Explore your smartness for your success" on Saturday, May 14, 2016

May 6, 2016

Dear Member,
On behalf of the SAP Executive Committee, we would like to invite you for the Academic Session to be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016. Details of the session are as follows:

Topic:          “Explore your smartness for your success

Objectives:     By the end of the session participants will be able to: 
·         Explore smartness.
·         Determine how your smartness belongs to theory of Multiple Intelligence.
·         Discuss different ways to assess students’ smartness.
·         Develop classroom activities based on Multiple Intelligence theory.

Date:               Saturday, May 14, 2016
Time:               9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Facilitators:    Ms. Erum Zehra and Ms. Arshia Saeed

Facilitators' profile
Ms. Erum Zehra has done M-Ed from AKU-IED. She has experience of carrying out a variety of professional development activities included conducting Certificate in Education Programme, workshops, short courses during summer break.
Ms. Arshia is currently teaching at Habib Girls Sec School. She has done Certificate in Education Programme from AKU-IED. She is also working as an executive member of SAP and has experience of conduction of various workshops in SAP.

NOTE: Please note that participants, who get confirmation to attend, must bring the text book of the class/es he/she teaches.

Interested members are requested to kindly confirm their participation latest by May 12, 2016 at ied.ptan1@aku.edu or PTAN Office (36826911-4/36347611-4 Ext. 3203 / 3205) as this will facilitate us in organizing the workshop effectively.
We look forward to your participation.


Yours sincerely,



HEALTH session titled "Safety And Health at School" on Saturday, May 14, 2016

Dear Member,

                                                  
On behalf of HEALTH Executive Committee, we would like to invite you for the HEALTH workshop to be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016. The details of the session are as follows:

Topic:                         Safety And Health at School

Rationale
This workshop will enable the teachers to know about school environment at its level best to inquire about health and safety. Children spent most of their time at school and therefore, safety and health is a must element in any of the school development plan.

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

      Define health and nutrition
      Understand health dimensions for Health Promoting Schools
   Relate the health and well being framework with knowing the school role in planning and sustaining the school health program
      List the school health needs in early years section

Day/Date:                    May 14, 2016
Time:                           10:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m.
Venue:                          AKU-IED, Karimabad
Facilitators:                 Nimira Asif
Co-Facilitator:            Afshan Nazar

Facilitator Profile:
Nimira Asif is working as a senior instructor AKUSONAM since last 4.5 years. Besides this she is serving as a chairperson in H.E.A.L.T.H. She did her BScN program in 2005 from AKUSONAM and M.Ed program from AKU-IED.


Kindly confirm your participation latest by Thursday, May 12, 2016, at ied.ptan1@aku.edu or (36826991-4/36347611 Ext. 8554 / 8556), as this will facilitate us in organizing the workshop effectively.

ASSET session titled "Theater in Education " on Saturday, May 14, 2016

May 4, 2016

Dear Member,

It is a pleasure to inform you that this month ASSET is organizing a Theater Workshop in collaboration with Tehrik-e-Niswan. Interactive theater/drama practices aid the educational process and useful as a way of fostering effective learning in schools. Moreover, art and culture is an important aspect of the education and theater could be used for understanding curriculum related topics, conveying socially relevant issues, and enhancing creative capacity of students.

Session Objectives:
By the end of the session participants will be able to:
•           Understand theater building technique in Education.
•           Identify and conceive the theme of a play and construct a story around it.
•           Explore their hidden talent of script writing and acting
•      Apply theater building techniques in enhancing student’s creative capacity and theater    performing techniques.
•           Organize theater performances on different issues of society in their institution                        
Topic:                           Theater in Education      
Date:                             Saturday, May 14, 2016
Time:                            9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Facilitator:                  Tehrik-e-Niswan

About Tehrik-e-Niswan
Cultural Action Group of Tehrik-e-Niswa has been performing socially relevant and educative theatre plays since the last 35 years in low income areas and communities. It uses traditional story telling techniques as well as modern theatre devices to bring messages of peace and harmony to the audience. Now this organization is embarking into theatre training workshops and offering training workshops to build teachers and student’s acting and creative capacity.
The Tehrik Company has performed in many dance and theatre festivals locally and abroad and many of the plays and dance productions have been land marks in the history of performing arts in Pakistan.
We urge you to participate in this novel event as it will provide you a great learning opportunity.

In view of limited seats available, prior registration for this workshop is mandatory. Kindly confirm your participation latest by Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at ied.ptan1@aku.edu or call 36826991-94/36347611-14 Ext. 8554/8556, as this will facilitate us in organising the workshop effectively

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

EYLA session titled "Heat Stroke Management For Children" on Saturday, May 7, 2016

April 19, 2016

Dear EYLA Member,

On behalf of Eyla Executive Committee, we would like to invite you for Eyla workshop which is Scheduled on Saturday, May 07, 2016.

Title:                      Heat Stroke Management For Children

Objectives of the workshop:

by the end of this workshop the participants will be able to know:

  • What are heat-related illnesses and its types.
  • Important things parents, teacher and coaches need to know to save children from heat injuries.
  • Symptoms and first aid measures for heat injuries.
  • How can heat stroke be prevented.
Date              :  Saturday, May 07, 2016
Timing          :  From 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Venue            :  Aga Khan University, Institute For Educational Development (AKU-IED)

Facilitator's Profile:
Naheed Rahim is working as director and senior Lecturer at Baqai Collage of Nursing, Baqai Medical University since last 4 years. She has also been associated with AKUSON and MC. Beside this she is actively delivering lectures on various health related and social topics at schools and also at community level. She has done MSc In Physiology from Karachi University with specialty in Endocrinology. She has also been working as nutritionist and fitness instructor.

Registration will start from Friday, May 06, 2016 from 8:30 AM. since seat are limited for the workshop, interested participants must conform their participation by (date and time) at ied.ptan1@aku.edu or phone # 36826991-4/36347611-4 Ext. 8554/8556. Available seat will be assigned on 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, May 6 2016 will not be accepted. Member sending their conformation through e-mail should send their e-mail from 8:30 AM (PST) on Friday, May 06, 2016. Any e-mail received on Friday, May 06, 2016 before 8:30 AM (PST) will not be accepted).

With Best Regards

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Dear Member,

Greetings!

On behalf of MAP Executive Committee, we would like to invite you for the MAP workshop to be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016. Details are as follows:

Title:                             “Percentages/fractions and their uses in daily life
Day/Date:                       Saturday April 30th, 2016
Time:                              09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Venue:                            AKU-IED, Karimabad
Facilitators:                    Tabinda Kanwal, Asma Mamsa and Madiha                         
                                     
Objectives of the workshop:

·         Recognize and generate equivalent forms of commonly used fractions, decimals, and percentages.
·         Appreciate the role of fraction and percentage in daily life.
·         Discuss and identify the common misconceptions arise while teaching fractions and percentages.

Facilitator’s Profile:

Tabinda Kanwal is an O- level teacher at BeconHouse School. She has done her MS in Applied Mathematics from NED University. She has also published two research papers in an International Journal. She is a member of MAP Executive Committee.

Aasma Mamsa is working as an Academic Coordinator in a reputed school system. She is a MEd graduate from the Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development. (AKU-IED). She is a member of MAP Executive Committee.



Kindly confirm your participation latest by Friday, April 29, 2016 by 04:00 pm at ied.ptan1@aku.edu or PTAN Office (021-36826911-4/36347611-4 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. Sorry for the short notice.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

April 23, 2016

Dear Member,

April 23rd is celebrated by the United Nations Educational Scientific and cultural Organization as a ‘World Book Day’. All over the world on this day special events are organized for promoting reading habits and publishing. In order to celebrate World Book Day this month ASSET is organizing a session on reading habit.

Session Objectives:
By the end of the session participants will be able to:
•           Understand the importance/Significance of Reading Habit
•           Explore factors Influencing Reading Habits
•           Design strategies for the promotion of Reading Habit
•           Plan and share ‘World Book Day’ activities

Topic:             Developing Good Reading Habits   
Date:               Saturday, April 30, 2016
Time:              9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Facilitator:     Muhammad Tahir Butt (Librarian Pakistan Study Center, KU)

Facilitator’s Profile:
Muhammad Tahir Butt did his Masters in Library and Information Science from Karachi University. He attended several workshops on information technology and library as a source of knowledge. Mr. Tahir actively participated in the academic activities of Library and Information Science department and helped in organizing the programs for the promotion of reading, writing and organizing resource material. He served as a librarian in different libraries and currently working as a librarian in Pakistan Study Center, University of Karachi.


 In view of limited seats available, prior registration for this workshop is mandatory. Kindly confirm your participation latest by Thursday, April 28, 2016 at ied.ptan1@aku.edu or call 36826991-94/36347611-14 Ext. 8554/8556, as this will facilitate us in organizing the workshop effectively.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

April 4, 2016

Dear Member,

On behalf of APT Executive Committee, we would like to invite you for the academic session to be held on Saturday, April 30th, 2016.

Topic: Nurturing Creativity through Creative Collaboration

Session Objectives:
                The session explores:
Ø   Why it is important to nurturing creativity
Ø   How to nurture creativity
Ø   Hands on classroom activities for nurturing creativity through creative collaboration (integrating with different subjects)

Date:               April 30th, 2016
Time:              9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.                        
Facilitator:     Ms. Tehmina Maknojia

Facilitator’s Profile
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, community based art projects and campus as lead facilitator.


In view of limited seats available, prior registration for this workshop is mandatory. Kindly confirm your participation latest by Thursday, April 28, 2016 (by 04:00p.m.) at registration@ptan.org or 36826991-4 Ext. 8556/8554 (Tuesday-Friday), as this will facilitate us in organizing the session effectively.

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Dear Members

SHADE is organizing an orientation session on the Action Research for School Improvement.
Objectives:
Ø  To gain an understanding of Action Research
Ø  To explore the effectiveness of Action Research as a tool for School Improvement
                 Ø  To understand the steps in the Action Research Process
                        Ø  To plan for implementation at your own site


Date:               Saturday, April 16, 2016
Timing:           9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Venue:            Aga Khan University, Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED)
Facilitator:     Mr. Rizwan Ali Rais
Facilitator Profile:
Brief Intro of the Facilitator:
Mr. Rizwan Ali Rais is a Statistician. He has done his Masters of Science in Statistics and Masters of Arts in Sociology from University of Karachi. He has facilitated sessions on Data Management, Data Analysis and Research Methods in numerous workshops and in Advance Diploma in Human Development (Early Childhood Development). He is associated with AKU from last 7 years.

In view of limited seats available, prior registration for this workshop is mandatory. Kindly confirm your participation latest by Thursday, April 14, 2016 by 4:00 p.m. at ied.ptan1@aku.edu 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!

Friday, April 01, 2016

Dear EYLA Member,

On behalf of EYLA Executive Committee, we would like to invite you for the EYLA workshop to be held on Saturday, April 09, 2016.

Title:                Manage Your Self To Be A Better Person

Expected outcomes of the workshop:
By the end of this workshop the participants will be able to;

•  Learn About Self Awareness
•  Learn About Positive Thinking.
•  Learn About Anger Manager. 


Date             :           Saturday, April 09, 2016
Timing         :           From 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Venue          :           Aga Khan University, Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED)

Facilitator’s Profile:
Parent member of EYLA executive committee, working with EYLA since 2008 and have conducted various workshops for parents.

Registration will start from Friday, April 08, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. Since seating at the workshop is limited, interested participants must confirm their participation at ied.ptan1@aku.edu or phone # 36826991-/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, April 08, 2016 will not be accepted. Members sending their confirmations through e-mails should send their e-mails from 8:30 a.m. (PST) on Friday, April 08, 2016.  Any e-mail received on Friday, April 08, 2016 before 8:30 a.m. (PST) will not be accepted)

Friday, March 18, 2016

ASSET session titled "Let’s Learn Trade and Industry through Eight Multiple Intelligences" on Saturday, March 26, 2016

Dear Member,

This month ASSET is organizing a session on the topic of trade and industry, which is a part of Social Studies curriculum.

Session’s objectives:
By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  Ø  Implement eight multiple intelligences while teaching trade and industry.
  Ø  Analyze the concept of trade and industry.
  Ø  Understand the commercial linkages of Pakistan with the world community and its significance for economic development along with its major imports and exports.
  Ø  Develop strategies to teach trade and industry by using any of the two intelligence.
Date:                           Saturday, March 26, 2016
Topic:                         Let’s Learn Trade and Industry through Eight Multiple Intelligences
Time:                          9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Facilitator:                 Ms Sahar Damani
Venue:                        Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development, Karimabad

Facilitator's profile
Ms Sahar Damani is an enthusiastic person with excellent interpersonal skills and her passion is teaching. Currently she is doing her Bachelors in Education from Notre Dame Institute of Education. She has completed her Bachelors in Commerce in the year 2012 and worked as an Intern in Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karimabad. Along with that, since last four years, she is serving as an honorary teacher in a community centre.


Kindly confirm your participation latest by Thursday, March 24, 2016at ied.ptan1@aku.edu or call 021-36826991-94/36347611-14 Ext. 8554/8556, as this will facilitate us in organising the workshop effectively.

APT session titled "Teaching Methodologies" on Saturday, March 26, 2016

March 10, 2016

Dear Member,

On behalf of APT Executive Committee, we would like to invite you for the APT workshop to be held on Saturday, March 26, 2016.

Title:                                   Teaching Methodologies

Expected outcomes of the workshop:
By the end of this workshop the participants will be able to;

  • What are the different teaching methods?
  • Why teaching methods are important in primary classes.
  • How can we use effective teaching methodologies with different types of learners?

The details of the session are given below:
Target Audience
Primary Teachers
Time
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Date
Saturday,  March 26, 2016
Venue
AKU-IED, Karimabad

Facilitator’s Profile:
Ms Neelofer Ali Executive Committee Member of EYLA, possesses Advanced Diploma in Human Development-Early Child Development from Aga Khan University. She has done her masters in Economics from Karachi University. She has an experience of more than nine years in the field of education. Currently she is working with Aman Foundation in the project name Teach for Pakistan. She has been affiliated with ITREB Pakistan for more than four Years as a teachers trainer. Moreover, she has been conducting teaching learning sessions at different schools.

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

Kindly confirm your participation latest by Thursday, March 24, 2016 at ied.ptan1@aku.edu or (36347611-14 or 36826991-94 Ext. 8554 / 8556, Tuesday-Friday), as this will facilitate us in organizing the workshop effectively.

We look forward to your participation.


APEE session titled "Role of Teachers in Overcoming the Challenges of Globalized World" on Saturday, March 26, 2016

Dear Member,

On behalf of APEE Executive Committee, we would like to invite you for the academic session to be held on Saturday, March 26, 2016.

Topic:              “Role of Teachers in Overcoming the Challenges of Globalized World”

Session Objectives:

The session explores:
Ø  To discuss the challenges of Globalization
Ø  To explore teachers role in creating an awareness about the challenges new world throwing to us.
Ø  To explore role of teachers in educating new generation about the possible way to overcome those challenges.
Ø  To explore Islamic teachings in order to be aware about the role and responsibilities of an individual as part of larger society

Date:                           March 26, 2016

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

Facilitator:                  Ms Rani M. Karim

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

Facilitator’s Profile

Ms. Rani M. Karim has done M.A (Islamic Studies) from Karachi University and BEd from Government College of Education. She has also done Certificate in Education:  Primary Education from Aga Khan University-IED. Her teaching experience spreads over 12 years. She has also written various concept papers, articles and conducted training sessions for teachers. Currently, she is working as Teacher Educator in Ismaili Tariqah and Religious Education Board of Pakistan (ITREB, P).


In view of limited seats available, prior registration for this workshop is mandatory. Kindly confirm your participation latest by Thursday, March 24, 2016 at ied.ptan1@aku.edu or 36826991-4 Ext. 8556/8554, as this will facilitate us in organizing the session effectively.