Sabaq Foundation is pleased to announce their attendance at both Teacher’s and Children’s Literature Festival to be held in Lahore from 27- 29 November. The three day event will consist of the Teachers’ Literature Festival (TLF) on 27th and the Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) (28-29 Nov)to be open for the public at the Children’s Library Complex Lahore.
Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Minister for Education Rana Mashhood have been invited to inaugurate the CLF.
The festivals have been organised by the Idara-i-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA) & Oxford University Press (OUP) in collaboration with the Open Society Foundations (OSF).
The teachers’ and childrens’ festivals will be open for everyone from 9 a.m to 5 p.m.
The Teachers’ Literature Festival will be held on November 27, for the first time in Lahore. As many as 30,000 people are expected to show up on CLF and 1,500 to 2,000 teachers are expected to take part in the Teachers’ Literature Festival.
The festival aims to promote reading and critical thinking in classrooms and schools. It will also provide teachers an opportunity to voice their views.
Events at the festival include read-and-sing-along stories, theater, skits, puppet shows, poetry recitals, book launches and plenary sessions and workshops.
CLF Lahore is a free public event; an equalizer for all school systems – government and private sector, non-formal and special needs schools. CLF focuses on reviving a culture of critical thinking and imagination by generating innovative content for textbooks and supplementary materials in classrooms in order to promote reading habits beyond textbooks and tests.
The CLF is not only important for schools & colleges to attend, educational trusts and NGOs are also ensuring their presence in the festival to create awareness about the importance of education amongst people.
Hence, Sabaq Foundation has also grabbed the opportunity to do so. People can come to our stall to know about our cause.
CLF Lahore is going to present celebrities, authors, publishers and well-known personalities. The event will feature interactive readings, discussions, workshops, theatres and art experiences by famous children’s writers, poets and artists.
Baela Raza Jamil, a founding member of the CLF and programmes director at the ITA, said such festivals were part of a social movement to change the country’s education system.“We want to demonstrate what works to capture the hearts and minds of our children, youth, teachers and parents.”
“Educators should take inspiration from festivals like the CLF and integrate them in their daily classroom practices. Some school systems are already replicating these activities” she said.
Zehra Nigah, Haseena Moin, Samina Ahmed, Raza Kazim, Nadia Jamil, Adeel Hashmi, Khaled Anam, Ali Hamza and Zubeida Mustafa among others will participate.
Adeel Hashmi, ambassador for the CLF, said he was honoured to be part of the festival. “In a country where unfortunately education is rarely prioritised, such events are a breath of fresh air.”
We are immensely pleased to announce that upon the overflowing requests of our viewers we have finally launched our DVDs. We must say that we had to go through a lot of hassle for this project and are still not done yet. So we would like to apologize for the delay and warmly thank our viewers for being patient.
For now, we have launched the DVDs for Matric Punjab Board. Complete syllabus of Math, Physics, & Chemistry for class 9th and 10th is covered in Sabaq DVDs. Each DVD set costs Rs. 300. One set has two DVDs which cover the complete syllabus of one subject for one class (e.g Math for Class 9th is covered in one set).
Here are some instructions for customers:
- The DVDs can be ordered by calling on 0310-2285040 as shown on our website sabaq.pk.
- Another way to order is by filling in the order form available on sabaq.pk.
- Our DVDs can be played in computers and laptops having DVD ROM.
- They can also be played on TV sets with DVD players.
- The DVDs cannot be played in CD-ROMS in computers.
- Windows Media Player and VLC Media Player are best suited for our videos.
- The customer only has to pay Rs.300 per DVD set with free home delivery.
- The cost is quoted on our DVD packs. Please donot pay more than Rs. 300 for one DVD set.