Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Eighth ASSET Olympiad on February 22, 2014. Theme "What is & What should be"

Eighth ASSET Olympiad

What is & What should be

Dear Heads of Institutions / Individual Members,

It is a pleasure to inform you that ASSET is organizing the Eight ASSET Olympiad on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at AKU-IED. The theme of the Olympiad is “What is & What should be”.
This year Olympiad has been designed with the aim to explore the perception of children about various issues that Pakistan is facing nowadays. It will also give platform to children to share how they would like to change the situation. The main objective behind this activity is to develop a positive, healthy and realistic attitude towards the betterment of Pakistan as a nation. The students will work in groups and they will either prepare Skits or Posters on the given issue. This event has been designed to ensure a stimulating experience for all the participants.
The details of the programme are as follows:

08:30 a.m. - 09:00 a.m.
09:00 a.m. - 09:05 a.m.
09:05 a.m. - 09:15 a.m.
Guidelines for the Session
09:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
A Session for teachers
Time for students to prepare the posters/skits
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Tea Break
Exhibition of the posters prepared by students
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Skits by Students
12:30 p.m. - 01:30 p.m.
Concluding the activities
Who should/can participate?

  • The contest is open to all schools of Pakistan.
  • Each school will be required to send one teacher and four students from Classes VI to VIII.  
    • Two (2) students for poster competition and
    • Two (2) students for preparing and performing in skits.
Detail of the programme:

  • All necessary stationary and work materials will be provided by ASSET-PTAN
  • Posters and Skits will be evaluated by panel of judges.
  • The decision of the panel will be final and undisputed.
  • Participants will be required to arrive latest by 8:30 a.m.
  • Event will start 9:00 a.m. sharp
  • The event will be concluded at about 1:30 p.m.
 Date and Venue:

The Eight ASSET Olympiad will be held at Aga Khan University, Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED) on Saturday February 22, 2014.

Last date for registration:

  • Schools are requested to send in the duly completed registration form (attached) latest by Tuesday, February 18, 2014.
  • The registration form must be completed in all respects and the names of the students nominated by the schools must be clearly spelled and presented in CAPITAL letters.
  • The forms must be submitted along with the Registration Fee at PTAN Office, IED.
Registration Fee:

A token of Rs. 1,600/- (One thousand six hundred only) is payable as registration fee and must be attached to the registration form either in cash or in the form of pay order in the name of The Aga Khan University.

We urge you to take part in this novel event and contribute in its success. Please feel free to contact PTAN Office if you have any query or require clarifications. Looking forward to your continued support and cooperation.
Registration form can be downloaded from here