Dates: 25th & 26th November 2019 | Time: 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM

This workshop will highlight the importance and ways of enhancing urdu vocabulary in the primary classroom.

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Dates: 20th, 21st & 22nd November 2019 | Time: 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Are some of your students good at grasping mathematical concepts while others find it easy to write a text or to make a speech? Can some play an instrument or like to sing? Do they feel comfortable interacting with others? Join our workshop and explore how the Multiple Intelligences, as introduced by Howard Gardner, can be used to learn about the learning styles of your students.

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Dates: 14th & 15th November 2019 | Time: 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM

In the working and learning environment, a confident presenter is able to convey information in an effective way. Moreover, drawing attention of the audience is not an easy task. To present effectively, one should be aware of the skills of presenting effectively and be able to use different methods. In this workshop, one will explore ways to develop meaningful presentations.

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Karachi International Children's Film Festival

We are pleased to inform you that Teachers’ Resource Centre (TRC) and The Little Art (TLA) once again collaborating to bring you the 9th International Children’s Film Festival Karachi (ICFFK). Letters were couriered to TRC Member Schools along with posters and brochures. Please note that member schools will be given priority and first choice. So all TRC Members, please call and book your slot right away.

This year ICFFK will showcase 116 films from 27 countries, which will be screened in 3, one-hour slots on festival days. The details of the shows are given below in the Festival Brochure 2019.

Details of the ICFFK:

Venue: Cinepax, Ocean Mall, Clifton

Dates: October 28 – November 02, 2019 (9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)

Film Screening Times: Morning shows: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. | 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m

You will find the dates, films to be shown and time slots in the ICFFK 2019 Brochure, given below. For programme details, you can also visit our facebook page:

Reservations: Reservation can be made only through TRC. Groups of students will be reserved on a first come, first served basis and TRC will hold the reservation for 2 working days (until the school’s payment comes in). In case of non-payment within the designated time period the reservation will stand cancelled.

TRC Contact Person: For more information and to make reservations, please call Tabinda Jabeen/Hammad Naqvi on the following numbers at TRC.

(92-21) 3539-2976
(92-21) 3539-4059

Donation and Passes: There is a mandatory Rs. 400/- donation charge per student/teacher/support staff.

Payment: Payments have to be made directly into TLA’s bank account at Faysal Bank through cash or pay order made in the name of ‘The Little Art’. The account number is 0182007000000342 and the address of the Faysal Bank branch is: Speedy Towers, 129/ 1 & 2, Main Korangi Road, Phase 1, DHA, Karachi.

Once your school has deposited the amount, please bring the deposit slip to TRC and collect the passes on a weekday (Monday-Friday) between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

A Few Rules:
1. Groups should arrive at Cinepax, Ocean Mall, 20 minutes before the designated time slot. The group leader must inform the TRC staff present at the venue about their arrival as soon as possible.
2. All children should carry school ID, prominently displayed.
3. Please send a sufficient number of teachers and support staff along with your students to the venue.
4. The group leaders should make sure their groups not blocking the way for others while at the venue.
5. Your teachers and support staff is responsible for the conduct of their groups. Students must be under direct adult supervision at all times while in Ocean Mall. This includes the times the students are using the escalators, elevators, and the stairs.
6. Students must lower their voices while waiting to go inside the cinema and also while watching the films.
7. TRC’s staff will not be responsible for managing and organising children before, during or after the shows.

TRC remains committed to the social, cultural and educational development of children and teachers and we look forward to your support at the festival.

We look forward to seeing you at the festival.

ICFFK 2019 Brochure (7.3 MB)
ICFFK 2019 Poster (168 KB)
Registration Form (799 KB)

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Ilm o Amal

There will come a point in every teacher’s professional life when she will be asked to have a difficult conversation with students’ parents. In this month’s Ilm o Amal, TRC staff discusses different ways to have challenging conversations with students’ parents.

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TRC News

TRC is hosting the annual Open House for its Early Childhood Education & Development Programme 2020 on Saturday, 5th October 2019, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Talk to our faculty, tour the premises, and find out more about the ECED Programme and all it entails.
Enrolments for the Programme at the Open House are exempted from the Rs. 1500/- Registration Free!
For more details, and to register for the Open House, email us at [email protected], [email protected] or call us at 3539-4059 and 3539-2976.
Looking forward to see you!

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Ilm o Amal

Motivating students to write can be a challenge, especially in an age when short forms of communication, such as text and memes are the norm. In this month’s Ilm o Amal, TRC staff looks at the problems most students face when writing and how teachers can help overcome them.

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Dates: 29, 30 & 31 August 2019 | Time: 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM & 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Children learn in a variety of ways, and teachers need to be able to cater to their learning differences. Stories have the ability to capture the emotional interest of students, and relate theoretical concepts with real life scenarios. Similarly, art is a diverse field that offers innumerable learning opportunities for children. This short course will explore the various ways in which art and storytelling can be integrated in children’s classroom learning experiences to promote creativity and critical thinking.

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Dates: 23rd & 24th August 2019 | Time: 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM

This workshop is designed to understand the essentials of lesson planning and develop strategies for making effective lesson plans.

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