Karachi, June 20 (PR): Jiwani Development Centre (JDC) – the human development project of Hunza Gilgit Ismaili Students Federation (HGISF) – arranged a one day lecture program on Early Childhood Development (ECD) here at the National Council Auditorium. The program was arranged in close collaboration with Institute of Early Childhood Education And Development (IECED) Karachi. Mrs. Naheed Wasi, wife of Senator Ali Haider was the chief guest at the occasion. Sardar Khan Senior Vice Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party was the Guest of Honor.
Mrs. Naheed delivered the keynote lecture on ECD. She underlined the scope of ECD and shared insights about the importance and impact of ECD in ensuring holistic development of a child. She shared that all the basic necessities and technique which can change not only a life of an individual but also a life of a family, life of society and life of a nation,if they are well educated and even then,if they are applying these tools in their life. Early Childhood Development program is one of the emerging and an important professional which is in high demand not only in Pakistan but abroad as well.
Earlier, the program was started by the holy name of Allah which was followed by welcome delivered by R.Raheem Sherazi-Coordinator HGISF. In his welcome note he appreciated Mrs. Naheed Massi- the founding Director and Senior Trainer of IECD along with Guest of Honor for their collaboration and support in executing this event. He also appreciated the role of Regional Council for Karachi and Baluchistan for always being there to support HGISF and its federations to ensure holistic development of our Jamat in general and our youth in particular in Karachi Pakistan.
Sherazi and team HGISF also briefed about the mission, vision and current projects and activities of HGISF in Pakistan. He especially mentioned ECD classes that HGISF have recently started in Jiwani Development Center in Ali Jiwani-the under previlaged area of our community in Karachi. The main purpose of establishing JDC is to provide different training and educational opportunities to our Ali Jiwani based members in Karachi. He emphasis on all Jiwani based members to visit JDC at the address of House # 105, Block 4, Jiwani Heights, Super Highway Karachi and avail the services regarding CED classes, English Classes, Couching Classes along with library and reading room. JDC is providing these facilities either free of cost or at a niglugible fees.
During the second session the participants were able to ask questions regarding expensive course of ECD. In response, Mrs.Naheed ensured that merit based 100% scholarship will be provided to HGISF members for Diploma Program in ECD.
A survey form was also circulated on the spot to scrutinize interested and qualified students and teacher for further test and interview.
After the lecture session Mr.Sardar Khan also delivered speech and emphasized on the current issues that how to be come an educated mother and fathers to serve their own families and wider communities in this most rapidly changing world. The sessions was ended with presentation of bouquets to Mrs.Naheed by Raheem Sherazi, Sarfraz and Akram and vote of thanks and concluding remarks of Sarfraz, Joint Secretary HGISF.
The program was attended by almost 60 participants comprising students, teachers, administrators and general members interested in early childhood development.