Thursday, July 19, 2012

ASSET Session on " Let's Make a Difference" on July 28, 2012

Dear Members,

It is a pleasure to inform you that ASSET is organizing a movie session on July 28, 2012. The movie is about a child Trevor who gives an idea of perfect world by sharing his theory of Pay it Forward. The movie can be interpreted differently but we will try to see it in light of Quranic teaching and hadiths to understand human responsibilities for making a better world.

The session will:
·         Reiterate some inspiring points from the movie
·         Discuss the idea of pay it forward and contextualize it in our society/classroom
·         Reflect on some Quranic verses and hadiths to understand our ethical responsibility
·         Develop a project to motivate students for the idea expound in movie.

Topic:                         Let's Make a Difference
Date:                           July 28, 2012
Time:                          9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Facilitator:                 Husna Arif, Executive Committee member, ASSET

Brief intro of Ms Husna Arif 
Ms. Husna Arif completed double Master degrees in Teaching and Muslim Societies and Civilization from University of London, UK.  Before this she has done Masters in Science and Public Administration.

Husna is an educator with an experience of more than eleven years in teaching and teacher’s training. She has conducted many workshops for teachers and school principals on various topics. Currently, she is working with ITREB, P (Shia Imami Ismaili Tariqah and Religious Education Board for Pakistan) as an Educator. Her research interests are interactive ways of teaching history, developing students’ critical thinking skills and students’ assessment for learning.

Kindly confirm your participation latest by July 27, 2012 at 36347611-14 / 36826991-4 Ext. 3203-3205, (Tuesday-Saturday between 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.). Or register online at or

Look forward to your active participation in the workshop.