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.


Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Postponement of APEE workshop titled “Shaping Students Personality through Nurturing Creativity for Secondary Classes” on JUNE 6, 2015


ANNOUNCEMENT
The session titled “Shaping Students Personality through Nurturing Creativity for Secondary Classes” which is supposed to be held on Saturday, June 6, 2015 has been postponed.


New date of the session will be announced soon. Any inconvenience caused in this regard is regretted.

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Dear Member,

On behalf of APEE Executive Committee, we would like to invite you for the academic session to be held on Saturday, June 6, 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:               June 6, 2015

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

Facilitator:     Ms. Tehmina Maknojia

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, June 5, 2015 (by 12:00p.m.) at registration@ptan.org or 36826991-4 Ext. 8556/8554 (Tuesday-Friday), as this will facilitate us in organizing the session effectively.

Postponement of SHADE workshop titled “Leadership with a Difference” on JUNE 6, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENT
The workshop titled “Leadership with a Difference” which is supposed to be held on Saturday, June 6, 2015 has been postponed.


New date of the workshop will be announced soon. Any inconvenience caused in this regard is regretted.

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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, June 6, 2015
Timing:           9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Aga Khan University, Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED)
Facilitator:     Ms. Azmina Afzal

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 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, June 5, 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.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Professional Teacher Association Network offers Certification on Early Childhood Education Development from Jun 8-17, 2015





































Registration form is attached here

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

ASSET Course on "Resource Development for Interactive Teaching" from June 11-13, 2015






































Registration form attached here

Saturday, May 16, 2015

MAP workshop titled “Using Games in Mathematics Classrooms” on May 23, 2015

Dear Member,

On behalf of MAP Executive Committee, we would like to invite you to a MAP workshop on Saturday, May 23, 2015. Details are as follows: 

Title:                               “Using Games in Mathematics Classrooms”

Workshop Objectives:          
By the end of the workshop the participants will be able to:
·         Understand and appreciate the use of games in a Mathematics classroom.
·         Develop a game to teach a mathematical concept of their own choice and modify it with the help of critique provided by the participants and facilitators.

Audience:              School Teachers across all grade levels
Day/Date:              Saturday, May 23, 2015
Time:                     09:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m.
Venue:                   AKU-IED, Karimabad
Facilitators:          Ms. Alina Benjamin, Ms Zehra Habib and Ms Afeefa Afzal

About the Facilitator:
Ms Alina Benjamin is currently pursuing her M.Ed. studies at the Notre Dame Institute of Education (NDIE). Earlier, she has been working at the Aga Khan University Examination Board as a Mathematics Specialist. She worked as a Mathematics teacher at St. Patrick’s High School in the O-level and A-Level sections. She has also served as a Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics at St. Patrick’s College for Men & Women and Lecturer of General Science at the NDIE.

Ms Zehra Habib has done her masters in Physics from Karachi University and MEd. from Notre Dame Institute of Education (result awaited). She taught at school and college level and conducted training on several topics related with teaching learning process. Her major interest areas are teaching, assessment, educational psychology and educational leadership.

Ms Afeefa Afzal is a qualified teacher, holding a BEd. from Notre Dame Institute of Education (NDIE) with over 4 years of teaching experience. She also holds MSc. degree with major in Human Development. She also worked as a teacher at St. Joseph’s Convent School at a secondary level. Presently, she is working as a Lecturer in a Govt. Islamia College for Women and also pursuing her MPhil. in Education from Iqra University.

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 Thursday, May 21, 2015 (by 4:00 p.m.) 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.

Friday, May 15, 2015

PAIE- Workshop titled "Introduction to Speech, Language and Communication- An overview of Articulation Errors, their Evaluation & Treatment" on May 23, 2015

Dear Members,

On behalf of PAIE Executive Committee, you are invited to a PAIE workshop on Saturday, May 23, 2015. Details are as follows:

Title:                        Introduction to Speech, Language and Communication-
An overview of Articulation Errors, their Evaluation & Treatment

Seminar Objective:

By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:
Ø  Learn about the key features of Speech Language and Communication
Ø  Understand the difference between Speech, Language and Communication
Ø  Have a understanding of Articulation Errors
Ø  Be able to identify Articulation Errors
Ø  Develop awareness of the treatment protocol

Day/Date:                   Saturday, May 23, 2015
Time:                           9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Venue:                         AKU-IED, Karimabad
Target audience:        Practitioners, Parents and Special Education Teachers
Facilitators:       Ms. Nousheen Gul (BSc. OT, M.A. ASLP), Program Coordinator/Supervising Occupational Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist, Milestone Charitable Trust, Karachi

About the Facilitator:
Nousheen Gul has been working in the field of rehabilitation for last fifteen years. She has worked both in clinic and school setting. The knowledge of two major fields of rehabilitation enables her to have a diversified approach towards developmental disabilities and their management. In addition to the clinical knowledge, she is deploying her skills in construction and implementation of Individualized Education Plan along with designing and supervising the entire program of a center for children with developmental disabilities.
                                                     
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 Thursday, May 21, 2015 (by 4:00 p.m.) 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.

We look forward to your participation!

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

EYLA session titled “Proud To Be a Mother – Session for Mothers to Be” on May 16, 2015

Dear EYLA Members

On behalf of EYLA Executive Committee, we would like to invite you for the EYLA workshop to be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015.

Title:      Proud To Be a Mother – Session for Mothers to Be

Objectives of the workshop
·   Recognize and value the importance of positive contribution of a mother in child’s life
·   Identify parenting types and styles
·   List ways to foster a child’s self-concept
·   Identify positive guidance techniques
·   Apply positive guidance techniques to child-rearing problems and/or case studies
·   List ways of celebrating mother’s day

Date       :       Saturday, May 16, 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. Aatika Agha has done Masters in Economics, Montessori Diploma and certification course in Early Child Development. She has been conducting training sessions for NGOs and miscellaneous community arrangements. She has worked collaboratively with numerous educational institutes and has been called upon as a key presenter in numerous educational training programs in the under privileged areas to create awareness about modern methodologies and techniques of interactive classroom skills and child’s holistic development. Furthermore, she has managed the internal and external flow of communication within the organizations for increased productivity.

Registration will start from Friday, May 15, 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, May 15, 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, May 15, 2015.  Any e-mail received on Friday, May 15, 2015 before 8:30 a.m. (PST) will not be accepted).