Saturday, May 14, 2011

EYLA (Session on Saturday, May 21, 2011)

Dear EYLA Member,

We are writing to seek your consent to participate in a research study to test “Rani’s Questions”, a segment in the Pakistan Children’s Television (PCTV) Programme, Sim Sim Hamara. This programme is being developed by Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop (RPTW).

RPTW, with assistance from Sesame Workshop, is engaged in developing different programmes for children through an integrated series of activities – including television, educational outreach – and research, to provide educational opportunities for children, especially Pakistan’s most vulnerable children.

In order to bring improvement and modification in the developed programmes, PCTV will conduct formative research which is an integral component of the Sesame Workshop model, providing valuable information about the appeal, usability, educational efficiency and cultural appropriateness of outreach material during the development process.

One of the studies is to test “Rani’s Question” a segment in the programme. For this purpose, PCTV – RPTW has asked for EYLA’s assistance in organizing a research survey with Early Years’ Teachers. Therefore, from EYLA’s platform, you are invited to participate in this innovative research survey which will be very helpful to improve the quality of the programme.

The survey session will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2011. Other details are as follow:

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Registration
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Orientation to engage child through multimedia program
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Research Survey – Sim Sim Hamara
11:00 a.m. – Onwards Refreshment

Confirmation will start from Wednesday, May 18, 2011. Since seating at the workshop is limited, aspiring participants must confirm their participation at or Phone # 36826991-4/36347611-4 Ext. 3203/3205. 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.

With best regards,

Saima Khalid,
Chairperson, EYLA