Tuesday, March 17, 2015

ASSET Session: “Teach for Peace” on Saturday, March 28, 2015

Dear Members,

This month ASSET is organizing an interactive session on “Teach for Peace”. The details are as follows:

The aim of this workshop is to:

·   Make a conscious effort in raising awareness about core issues and basics of peace education.
·   Equip teachers with the skills to teach for peace and promote non-violent social interactions
    and tolerance among their students.
·    Increase inclusivity, understanding and acceptance amongst people.
·    Promote and celebrate diversity of people.

Topic:             Teach for Peace
Date:               Saturday, March 28, 2015
Time:              9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Facilitator:     Ms Shabnam Sohail
Deadline:        March, Thursday 26, 2015

Facilitator’s Profile
Ms. Shabnam Sohail is MA (Economics) from University of Karachi and Masters in Education (MEd) with Distinction in Dissertation from Aga Khan University

Ms Shabnam is presently working as a Senior Lecturer in St. Joseph’s College for Women; her main areas of interest are social studies teaching, teacher education and curriculum development. She is working for British Council project for Sindh (SESSP) as a member of a team of Curriculum Developers. She is also a member of a team of textbook writers for the Sindh Textbook Board, Jamshoro and earlier worked as a member of a team of textbook writers for the Sindh Textbook Board.

She has worked for EDC-Pre STEP (Pre-Service Teacher Education Program) as a consultant to develop a course ‘Teaching Social Studies’ for B. Ed students and also conducted several Professional Development Sessions for teachers. Besides, she has worked as a member of the Peace Education & Interactive Learning Modules Writing Team with GTZ Education Projects Office Islamabad

In view of limited seats available, prior registration for this workshop is mandatory. Kindly confirm your participation latest by Thursday, March 26, 2015 by 4:00 p.m. at registration@ptan.org or call 36826991-94/36347611-14 Ext. 8554/8556, as this will facilitate us in organising the workshop effectively.