Tuesday, March 19, 2013

ASSET workshop titled "Relationship Centered Social Studies" on March 30, 2013

Dear Members,

It is a pleasure to inform you that this month ASSET is organizing a workshop on Relationship Centered Social Studies.

Session objectives:
1.      Understand the value of children’s social development
2.      Identify the factors that affect social development of children
3.      Know how social studies can contribute to the social development of children
4.      Realize the educational value of human interaction and relationships
5.      Adopt relationship driven curriculum management rather than curriculum driven relationship management

Topic:           Relationship Centered Social Studies
Date:             March 30, 2013
Time:            9:00 a.m. - 01:00 p.m.
Facilitator:  Mr. Salman Asif Siddiqui

Facilitator’s Profile:
Mr. Salman Asif Siddiqui is founder and director of Educational Resource Development Centre (ERDC), which is an institute of teacher training and material development in Pakistan. He has specialized in Educational Psychology. During his extensive experience of 18 years in the field of education, he has served the roles of a teacher, trainer, counselor, author and editor. He has over forty children’s books and teachers’ courses to his credit as author or editor. He has conducted hundreds of training workshops for teachers, trainers, school heads, parents and students all over the country in association with several public and private institutions. He has spoken to educational forums in Pakistan, Europe and UAE and worked for a number of leading national and international organizations. He has been invited by leading TV channels to talk on education and parenting. He has also received the Award for Professional Excellence from government of Pakistan. Based on his extensive and rich experience of working with parents, teachers and children, he has proposed a framework of holistic parenting which is consistent with our context and value system. His research work and ideas on parenting are being compiled in the form of a book ‘Five Dimensions of Holistic Parenting’.

Kindly confirm your participation latest by Friday, March 29, 2013, at registration@ptan.org or (36826991-4 Ext. 3203 / 3205), as this will facilitate us in organizing the workshop effectively.