STAFF REPORT IBD: Microsoft Pakistan hosted the Innovative Education Forum (IEF) bringing together several teachers from private, public and NGOs-adopted schools to bring forward their projects and become part of this productive day of project exhibitions, inspiring keynote presentations, professional learning and collaboration.
On the occasion, amongst many innovative projects there were five short-listed projects presented by the teams. The top selected teams would be sent to Casablanca, Morocco, on a Microsoft-sponsored trip to compete at the regional level of IEF Competition to be held in coming August.
At the end of the event, top three winners for the local finals were announced. According to the decision, Omer Eqbal from Roots School System got the first position, followed by Asif Khawaja from Daanish School and Munazza Butt from Roots School System.
“This is an excellent opportunity for these vibrant and enthusiastic teachers to showcase their expertise. Microsoft lauds their efforts to revolutionize teaching methods by using ICT as a carrier to engage their students and to enhance the effectiveness of education,” Kamal Ahmed, Country General Manager, Microsoft Pakistan, said on the occasion.
The IEF is part of Microsoft PIL (Partners In Learning) programme, which works with governments and education leaders around the world at the national, state and local levels to deliver a portfolio of professional development, curricula, tools and resources.