All posts tagged: Speed Literacy Program

غربت کس طرح تعلیم کا دروازہ بندکرتی ہے

آنکھیں صاف بتا رہی تھی کچھ کر کے دیکھاناہے چہرے پر مسکراہٹ کو زبردستی سجاٰٰ ۓ رکھنا مشکلات کے سمندر کو پار کرنے کا عزم دل کو اس طرح مجبور کرنا کہ آنسو آفات بھوک افلاس سب یہ بدبخت خون کا لوتھڑا اپنے اندر سمالے معمول کے مطابق آج بھی کلاس کا آغاز 8 بجے ہوا روزانہ کی طرح کلاس میں وہی آوازیں گونج رہی تھی کوئی بچہ اپنے نہ آنے کی وجہ بتا رہا تھا تو کوئی پنسل کاپی ر بڑ نہ ہونے کی داستان سنا رہا تھا اس گہما گہمی کے باوجود آج کلاس کے کونے میں پڑی کرسی اپنی اداسی کو صاف ظاہر کر رہی تھی کرسی بے جان ہونے کے باوجود باربار توجہ اپنی طرف دلا رہی تھی خیر یوں لگا کہ شاہد میرا وہم ہو یا میں سوچ ایسا رہی ہوں انھی خیالات میں گم اچانک مجھے خیال آیا آج وہ آواز وہ مودبانہ لہجہ اور وہ امید بھری آنکھیں کیوں نہں کہہ رہی ٹیچر میرا گھر کام چیک کریں میرا گھر کا ہوم ورک مجھ سے سن لیں خیر …

SLOW LEARNERS NEED A BREAK IN THE CIRCLE

SLP Allah has made every human being different from the other this is evident when we see that human beings have finger prints and genetic formation. But these biological differences are not the only differences. People think differently, perceive differently, behave and act differently in similar situations. They have different interests, hobbies, likes and dislikes. Some are good in science, some are good in arts. Some are good in mathematics and some are good in philosophy. When it comes to medicine some people respond well to one type of treatment and some respond well to the other. Some recover faster from injuries, sickness or mental trauma and some recover slowly. All these things make one human being different from the other. Scientists might have different explanations for all these variations but one thing is for sure that these differences do exist.

Speed Literacy Program wins the Reform Project of the Day award at Antigua Forum

Entrepreneurs of Reform Gather at the Antigua Forum Templeton Report A small group meets at the 2013 Antigua ForumAzhar Aslam, a London-based plastic surgeon originally from Pakistan, developed a remarkable literacy program. He had proved it worked in small pilots of a few dozen children. In just six months, they gained the basics of reading and writing with a couple of hours of teaching each day. By starting small, he came to realize a bigger question: how might the program be scaled up so that it could benefit his country of origin, a place in which illiteracy is correlated with poverty, intolerance, and violence?

Reading and Writing

Humayun Raja One does not need to have Masters Degree to read the sign boards to find ways and get direction. For writing a simple letter or statement to communicate, one does not need to have a bachelor’s degree. And one can run a small shop of his own even if he does not possess a business degree. But all what is needed to do that is ability to read and write and perform basic calculations. And that’s what we, through the SLP, have aimed to start with… heading towards the goal of ‘education for every child’ in Pakistan.

Why Education is Important? A Blog by SLP Student

Abida Gul is a student of the Speed Literacy Program at Vision21. She is 13 years old and had never attained the formal education. At the time of joining SLP she did not know how to write her name in Urdu, now after an year when she has learned how to read and write, she has got a medium to express her ideas and a path that leads to education, the ultimate need of humanity. Abida aims to become a teacher and to start her own school for girls in her village  in future. She has written a note on the importance of education stating purely her own thoughts on the subject.  

58 per cent children in the country cannot read a sentence in Urdu: Report

58 percent of the school going children, according to the report below, cannot read a sentence in Urdu. This simple fact has the most unfortunate implication for the future of the generations to come and for the future of this country. Only if the significance of it is realized. Ikram Junaidi | Dawn As many as 58 per cent children in the country cannot read a sentence in Urdu or in their regional language. – File Photo ISLAMABAD: As many as 58 per cent children in the country cannot read a sentence in Urdu or in their regional language while 75 per cent are unable to read a sentence in English. This was revealed in a survey report launched by South Asia Forum for Education Development managed by Idara Taleem-o-Aagahi in collaboration with the Foundation Open Society Institute, Department for International Development, National Commission for Human Development and Oxfam here on Thursday.