Saturday, October 18, 2014

ASSET- "Holistic Approach towards Learning Social Studies" on Saturday, October 25, 2014

Dear Member,

This month ASSET is organizing an interactive session on Holistic Approach towards Learning Social Studies. The details are as follows:

Session Objectives:
By the end of the session the participants will be able to:

·         Emphasize on the importance of inter linking subjects of polity, law, culture, philosophy and alike with traditional subject areas of social studies (civic studies, geography and history).

·         Use various means (especially activities) to convey conceptual knowledge related to the subject.

·         Suggest viable alternatives in case of encountering paucity of resources within classroom.

·         Reaffirm that learning is a two way process, whereby they need to consistently update the stock of knowledge and evaluate his/her experience.

Topic:                         Holistic Approach towards Learning Social Studies
Date:                           Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time:                          9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Facilitator:                 Mr. Ajay Pinjani

Facilitator’s Profile
Mr. Ajay Pinjani did his bachelors in Political Science and International Relations with a High Honors from Middle East Technical University, Turkey. He attended Boston University, USA under a student exchange program. He completed his masters in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and was awarded Best International Student. He has also been an active member of dance and theatre groups during college years. As his master’s thesis project, he undertook research in “Sindhi Sufi Poetry in contemporary Pakistan; meeting of tradition and modernity.” Presently, he is working as a Content Developer, Outreach Tours at Citizens Archive of Pakistan.

In view of limited seats available, prior registration for this workshop is mandatory. Kindly confirm your participation latest by Thursday, October 23, 2014 at or call 36826991-94/36347611-14 Ext. 8554/8556, as this will facilitate us in organising the workshop effectively.