Wednesday, April 29, 2015

ASSET session titled “Thinking Critically About Social Issues” on May 9, 2015

Dear Member,

This month ASSET is organizing an interactive session onThinking Critically About Social Issues”. The details are as follows:

About the Session:
In this interactive workshop, participants will review the concepts of citizenship, human rights and social dilemmas. They will examine some rights and responsibilities of citizens and the controversies that arise when people have different opinions about social issues.

The workshop will employ group discussion and activities that can be taken back to classrooms.

Date:                           Saturday, May 9, 2015
Time:                          9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Facilitator:           Ms. Anika Khan, Senior Lecturer, Centre of Biomedical Ethics and Culture (CBEC), SIUT

Facilitator’s Profile
Anika Khan works as Senior Lecturer at the Centre of Biomedical Ethics and Culture (CBEC), SIUT. She has a Master in Bioethics and is involved in promoting ethics education and critical thinking skills in schools in Karachi. She also holds a diploma in remedial teaching and assessment of children with specific learning disabilities. Her background since 1996 has been in education and before joining CBEC in 2012, she was a faculty member at READ, Karachi. Currently, she is visiting faculty at READ and Ziauddin College of Speech Language Therapy (ZCSLT) where she conducts courses on learning disabilities for teachers. Anika conducts workshops and sessions on ethics education and mainstream as well as remedial teaching methodologies for schools as well as the general public.

In view of limited seats available, prior registration for this workshop is mandatory. Kindly confirm your participation latest by Thursday, May 7, 2015 (by 4:00 p.m.) at or call 021-36826991-94/36347611-14 Ext. 8554/8556, as this will facilitate us in organising the workshop effectively.