Islamabad:February 10: Roots National Institute of Teacher Training and Education in collaboration with Change-in Education launched 6th Annual Teacher Development Conference on Thursday on the theme ‘Connect: Let’s Collaborate for Opportunities in a Networked World, to Nurture and Engage Student Communities & Teachers, says a press release.
Over 500 teachers from all over Pakistan who participated showed keen interest, enthusiasm and dedication. This year’s conference brought together leading national and international speakers like Abbas Hussain, Wali Zahid, Umair Jaliawala and Dr. Javed Leghari who motivated and injected new ideas into the conference audience of delegates comprising RSS directors, head mistress’, branch heads, academic coordinators and the teaching faculty.
On the first day of the conference, while addressing the inaugural session, the Executive Director, Roots School System, the founder RNITTE and CEO Change-in Education said: “In support of our legendary history of teaching, learning and knowledge creation we have organized this conference to enlighten RSS audience on the teaching practices best suited in the current scenario.”
The Conference Trainer Abbas Husain, Director Teacher’s Development Centre elaborated the importance of ‘Beyond the Classroom’ learning and its significance in connecting students to the world of opportunities and expanding their external locus of control which they are to affect as a 21st century child.
Wali Zahid, CEO & Founder Skill City Pakistan enlightened the conference delegates about the Strategies for developing students as Global Entrepreneurs and Schools as Global Enterprises where the education is about instilling innovation, creativity and risk taking.
Umair Jaliawala, Chief Turning Officer Torque, Pakistan, flared the entire perspective of teaching and learning through his unique and mesmerizing commentary on ‘Tales of Passion; tapping into passionate teachers and educators’.
Dr. Javaid R. Laghari investigated a new Challenge for Millennial that how technology can work as a common denominator to bridge teaching and learning divide. In the end, the conference moderator, Abbas Husain glossed the learning outcomes of the first days’ training and gave his closing remarks.The news.