• To help teachers understand the concept of maths anxiety
  • To plan strategies that ease out the maths anxiety for students
  • To make mathematics fun for the students

Facilitator: Ahmed Saya

Ahmed Saya is a Cambridge course book. Mr. Ahmed Saya, who completed his MBA from IoBM (2012) and is currently pursuing his Ph. D. Out of 4,000 nomi

nations, 50 shortlisted entries, and 6 finalists, Ahmed Saya was the winner of the 2019 Dedicated Teacher Awards for his work in sculpting students who are ‘good humans’.

Workshop Outcomes:

  • To understand the concept of active learning
  • To get familiar with the key elements of active learning
  • To distinguish between activity and active learning
  • To explore different teaching and learning strategies in order to promote active learning in their classrooms

Facilitator: Rubina Naqvi

Rubina Naqvi is a highly experienced educator and trainer who is committed to supporting and empowering teachers and school managers to improve the quality of education. In addition to developing, customising and conducting training programmes for teachers and school managers, Rubina also conducts comprehensive school evaluations, skillfully diagnosing areas of concern in a school.

Workshop Outcomes:

  • Visualize the education landscape in Pakistan 
  • Identify alternate learning pathways and the various possible roles of technology in
  • education 
  • Review best practices of innovative learning methods that leverage technology to
  • inculcate and enhance learning 
  • Understand the Teach the World response to the education emergency 
  • Recognize roles that educators can play given the evolving challenges and opportunities

Facilitators: Adnan Ahmed Qureshi, Vice-President, Teach the World Foundation & Afrah Qureshi, Head of Training, Teach the World Foundation.

  1. Adnan Ahmed Qureshi, Vice-President, Teach the World Foundation: Adnan holds an Ed.M degree in Mind, Brain and Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He has extensive background experience in the education and ed-tech space in Pakistan, working with leading organizations such as Teach the World Foundation, SABAQ, Teach for Pakistan and The Citizens Archive of Pakistan

Afrah Qureshi, Head of Training, Teach the World Foundation. Afrah has studied Computer Science from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and Instructional Leadership from University of Massachusetts. She is an Oak Foundation Fellow of Learning Differences and a Teach for Pakistan Fellow. She has extensive experience in learning experiences design and people development.

Workshop Outcomes:

  1. Understand the extent of edupreneurship today
  2. Identify how family-owned schools are established in the local context.
  3. Discuss factors for sustainability of family-owned schools.

Facilitator: Nancy J. Lobo 

Nancy J. Lobo is an educationist who has worked as a teacher, educational leader and workshop facilitator at school and university level. She has over 37 years of experience. She has recently completed her PhD from IoBM, where her research dissertation is on Edupreneurship by Family-Owned Schools, a topic of interest developed while working at family-owned school.

The workshop will empower educators to use writing prompts as a means to encourage creativity, self-expression, and critical thinking in the classroom. They will understand how to facilitate these processes effectively.

By the end of the workshop, participants will 

  1. Become aware of the use of effective and engaging writing prompts that stimulate creative and critical thinking among their students.
  1. Gain a deep understanding of writing prompt techniques, styles, and formats. 
  1. Learn how to adapt and use these prompts across different age groups and subjects.

Teachers will leave the workshop with a toolbox of diverse and tested writing prompts that can be readily integrated into their teaching.

Facilitator: Mr. Mohsin Tejani

Mr. Mohsin Tejani is the Founder and Executive Director of the School of Writing, Karachi. He has been associated with the field of education for over three decades. He has worked as a Teacher, Teacher Educator, Master Trainer, School Principal, and on other leadership and managerial positions with different organizations including the Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan, The British Council, Management Systems International, USAID, UNICEF, SDC, GIZ, and Federal and Provincial Ministries of education in Pakistan. 

Mr. Tejani did his Masters in English from the Middlebury College, Vermont USA where he attended courses on writing and the teaching of writing. He has attended and presented at the ABL Writing Workshops in Massachusetts, USA and has worked extensively with all levels of learners both nationally and internationally on improving their writing skills. 

He also has a Certificate for Overseas Teachers of English from Cambridge University. He has attended training programmes at Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, USA, Harvard University, USA, Sheffield Hallam University, UK, and Oxford University, UK. He has conducted hundreds of training programmes for a diverse range of learners and has presented at national and international conferences.

Workshop Outcomes: 

The participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the importance of Sustainability for our society.
  • Explore the World’s Largest Plan and its impact world wide
  • Use a Funnel Approach to narrow down the selected SDGs for impact
  • Plan Objectives and Prepare Activities for their project 
  • Learn to measure the Impact of International companies for their contribution on sustainability.

Facilitator: Mr. Gohar- i- Nayab

 Gohar I Nayab is a teacher educator, professional developer and trainer. He is pursuing his PhD in the field of teacher education and currently serving as Faculty at IQRA University Gulshan Campus. He has an extensive experience of teaching at primary, secondary and tertiary levels. During his 16 years of extensive teaching endeavor, he has conducted numerous professional development workshops for teachers specially related to sustainable development goals and has enabled teachers to become an active agent of change. He has twice been nominated by Microsoft as Innovative Educator Expert for promoting digital literacy nationwide and has also been awarded ISA Facilitator by British Counsel for conducting school wide program on Sustainable Education. He received his formal education in the field of Philosophy from Kandy Srilanka, Teacher Education from Australian Catholic University and TESOL from Arizona State University. His contributions have been published in three international research journals in 2023.