Consultancies at TRC

TRC is often approached by international donors, local educational institutions and partner NGOs to lend its expertise for specific assignments. TRC has undertaken consultancies such as research studies, project evaluations and development of training modules and textbooks.

Consultancies over the years …

  • Classroom Support Programme for F.G Boys’ Public School & F.G Minwala Girls’ School (2010)
  • Curriculum Review of Links School (2009)
  • An Evaluation of Habib Girls’ School (2007-08)
  • Workshops on the implementation of National ECE Curriculum for earthquake-affected schools in Azad Jammu & Kashmir supported by Save the Children/UK (2007)
  • Capacity Building of ECE teachers in Shah Wilayat Public School Supported by Shah Wilayat Public School (2005 – 2007)
  • Promoting ECE in Balochistan: A Research Study on Learning Needs and Environment for Children in Kachi Class in Kalat and Pishin Supported by UNICEF, Balochistan (2005 – 2006)
  • Workshops on Early Childhood Education for Indus Resource Centre in Sehwan, Dadu
  • Policy Level Seminar on the need and significance of ECE for the promotion of EFA ECE related goals in Sindh supported by UNESCO and UNICEF Pakistan (2004)
  • Two ECE Workshop Leaders’ Training for Bureau of Curriculum and Extension Centre (BCEC) and Provincial Institute of Teacher Education (PITE), Balochistan supported by UNICEF Balochistan (2003-2004)
  • Developed textbooks of maths and science for primary classes for Sindh Textbook Board (2002)
  • Workshops on ECE for Trust for Rural Development, Indus Resource Centre and Sudhar supported by Save the Children/UK (2002)
  • PTB Dissemination among government schools in four districts of Sindh and Punjab supported by UNICEF-Islamabad (2001)
  • Dissemination of PTB and ECE Video followed by a National Survey on their usage in the selected government primary schools across Pakistan supported by CIDA under Canadian Fund Local Initiative (2001-2002)
  • Development of a Health Curriculum (2001) for the Concern for Children Trust
  • PECHS School Improvement (2000-2001)
  • Workshop for faculty of Notre Dame Institute of Education (2000) to assist in the formulation of a mission statement
  • Training Needs Assessment followed by a training workshop on empowering PTAs for the staff of Save the Children / USA working with Afghan Refugees Children in Balochistan (2000)
  • An evaluation of VM Public School (1999)
  • Workshops for Education Managers, Education Department, GoS (1998) at the National Institute of Public Administration.
  • The Primary Education Module was designed and taught (1997) for the M.Ed. course at the Aga Khan University-Institute for Educational Development
  • Workshop for Field Teacher Trainers (1997) in Balochistan for the Primary Education Quality Improvement Project
  • Workshop Leaders’ Training (1996) for the M.Ed students of the Notre Dame Institute of Education
  • A workshop on Integrated Learning (1996) for the Directorate of Non-Formal Education, Government of Sindh
  • A workshop on the setting up of a School Development Centre in Shikarpur, (1996) for the Sindh Primary Education Development Project
  • A field mission to evaluate the education component (1996) of the Tharparkar Rural Development Project supported by Save the Children Fund-UK
  • A study on teacher education institutions in Sindh, (1996) for the World Bank
  • Activity manuals for rural teachers were developed (1993) for UNICEF projects in Sindh
  • In response to a request from the Sindh Textbook Board, (1992) TRC developed the Class 1 Maths Textbook
  • A study on the management of Primary Education in Balochistan and NWFP (1989), for USAID
  • A study of Lyari Street Schools (1989), for UNICEF & OXFAM
  • A study of Mosque Schools in Sindh with special reference to girls’ education (1988), for the World Bank