Thursday, April 17, 2014

ASSET: Eighth ASSET Olympiad on theme "What is & What should be" on May 24, 2014

Eighth ASSET Olympiad

What is & What should be

Dear Heads of Institution / Individual Member,

It is a pleasure to inform you that ASSET is organizing the Eight ASSET Olympiad on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at AKU-IED. The theme of the Olympiad is “What is & What should be”.

This year’s Olympiad has been designed with the aim to explore the perception of children about various issues that Pakistan is currently facing.  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 betterment of Pakistan as a nation. The students will work in groups and they will either prepare Skits or Posters on the given issue. Winning team members will get shields and certificates. All the participating students and teachers will also get certificates.

The 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 VII to X 
·         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 material 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 at 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 UniversityInstitute for Educational Development (AKU-IED) on Saturday, May 24, 2014.

Last date for registration:
·   Schools are requested to send in the duly completed registration form (attached) latest        by Thursday, May 15, 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 must be written 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 along with the registration form, either in cash or in the form of pay order to be made 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.