Thursday, May 21, 2015

Professional Teacher Association Network offers Certification on Early Childhood Education Development from Jun 8-17, 2015

Registration form is attached here

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

ASSET Course on "Resource Development for Interactive Teaching" from June 11-13, 2015

Registration form attached here

Saturday, May 16, 2015

MAP workshop titled “Using Games in Mathematics Classrooms” on May 23, 2015

Dear Member,

On behalf of MAP Executive Committee, we would like to invite you to a MAP workshop on Saturday, May 23, 2015. Details are as follows: 

Title:                               “Using Games in Mathematics Classrooms”

Workshop Objectives:          
By the end of the workshop the participants will be able to:
·         Understand and appreciate the use of games in a Mathematics classroom.
·         Develop a game to teach a mathematical concept of their own choice and modify it with the help of critique provided by the participants and facilitators.

Audience:              School Teachers across all grade levels
Day/Date:              Saturday, May 23, 2015
Time:                     09:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m.
Venue:                   AKU-IED, Karimabad
Facilitators:          Ms. Alina Benjamin, Ms Zehra Habib and Ms Afeefa Afzal

About the Facilitator:
Ms Alina Benjamin is currently pursuing her M.Ed. studies at the Notre Dame Institute of Education (NDIE). Earlier, she has been working at the Aga Khan University Examination Board as a Mathematics Specialist. She worked as a Mathematics teacher at St. Patrick’s High School in the O-level and A-Level sections. She has also served as a Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics at St. Patrick’s College for Men & Women and Lecturer of General Science at the NDIE.

Ms Zehra Habib has done her masters in Physics from Karachi University and MEd. from Notre Dame Institute of Education (result awaited). She taught at school and college level and conducted training on several topics related with teaching learning process. Her major interest areas are teaching, assessment, educational psychology and educational leadership.

Ms Afeefa Afzal is a qualified teacher, holding a BEd. from Notre Dame Institute of Education (NDIE) with over 4 years of teaching experience. She also holds MSc. degree with major in Human Development. She also worked as a teacher at St. Joseph’s Convent School at a secondary level. Presently, she is working as a Lecturer in a Govt. Islamia College for Women and also pursuing her MPhil. in Education from Iqra University.

We would like to iterate that in order to provide quality professional development to all valued members and to run this association effectively we need your full support and punctuality. Since seats for the session are limited, interested members are requested to kindly confirm their participation latest by Thursday, May 21, 2015 (by 4:00 p.m.) at or 36347611-14 / 36826991-4 Ext. 8556/8554, as this will facilitate us in organizing the workshop effectively.

Please note that no member will be allowed to attend the workshop without prior confirmation.

We look forward to your active participation in the workshop.

Friday, May 15, 2015

PAIE- Workshop titled "Introduction to Speech, Language and Communication- An overview of Articulation Errors, their Evaluation & Treatment" on May 23, 2015

Dear Members,

On behalf of PAIE Executive Committee, you are invited to a PAIE workshop on Saturday, May 23, 2015. Details are as follows:

Title:                        Introduction to Speech, Language and Communication-
An overview of Articulation Errors, their Evaluation & Treatment

Seminar Objective:

By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:
Ø  Learn about the key features of Speech Language and Communication
Ø  Understand the difference between Speech, Language and Communication
Ø  Have a understanding of Articulation Errors
Ø  Be able to identify Articulation Errors
Ø  Develop awareness of the treatment protocol

Day/Date:                   Saturday, May 23, 2015
Time:                           9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Venue:                         AKU-IED, Karimabad
Target audience:        Practitioners, Parents and Special Education Teachers
Facilitators:       Ms. Nousheen Gul (BSc. OT, M.A. ASLP), Program Coordinator/Supervising Occupational Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist, Milestone Charitable Trust, Karachi

About the Facilitator:
Nousheen Gul has been working in the field of rehabilitation for last fifteen years. She has worked both in clinic and school setting. The knowledge of two major fields of rehabilitation enables her to have a diversified approach towards developmental disabilities and their management. In addition to the clinical knowledge, she is deploying her skills in construction and implementation of Individualized Education Plan along with designing and supervising the entire program of a center for children with developmental disabilities.
In view of limited seats available, prior registration for this workshop is mandatory.

Please note that no member will be allowed to attend the workshop without prior confirmation.

Kindly confirm your participation latest by Thursday, May 21, 2015 (by 4:00 p.m.) at or call 021-36826991-94/ 021-36347611-14 Ext. 8554/8556, as this will facilitate us in organizing the workshop effectively.

We look forward to your participation!

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

EYLA session titled “Proud To Be a Mother – Session for Mothers to Be” on May 16, 2015

Dear EYLA Members

On behalf of EYLA Executive Committee, we would like to invite you for the EYLA workshop to be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015.

Title:      Proud To Be a Mother – Session for Mothers to Be

Objectives of the workshop
·   Recognize and value the importance of positive contribution of a mother in child’s life
·   Identify parenting types and styles
·   List ways to foster a child’s self-concept
·   Identify positive guidance techniques
·   Apply positive guidance techniques to child-rearing problems and/or case studies
·   List ways of celebrating mother’s day

Date       :       Saturday, May 16, 2015
Timing  :       From 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Venue   :       Aga Khan University, Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED)

Facilitator’s Profile:
Ms. Aatika Agha has done Masters in Economics, Montessori Diploma and certification course in Early Child Development. She has been conducting training sessions for NGOs and miscellaneous community arrangements. She has worked collaboratively with numerous educational institutes and has been called upon as a key presenter in numerous educational training programs in the under privileged areas to create awareness about modern methodologies and techniques of interactive classroom skills and child’s holistic development. Furthermore, she has managed the internal and external flow of communication within the organizations for increased productivity.

Registration will start from Friday, May 15, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. Since seating at the workshop is limited, aspiring participants must confirm their participation at or phone # 36826991-4/36347611-4 Ext. 8554/8556. Available seating will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, and the registration will be closed once the workshop has been fully subscribed.

(Please note that the request for confirmation, for attending the workshop, sent through e-mails or phone calls received before Friday, May 15, 2015 will not be accepted. Members sending their confirmations through e-mails should send their e-mails from 8:30 a.m. (PST) on Friday, May 15, 2015.  Any e-mail received on Friday, May 15, 2015 before 8:30 a.m. (PST) will not be accepted).