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ITA WEBINAR SERIES

The provocation for ITA hosted webinars comes from three major directions: a) COVID-19 and its multiple challenges; b) ITA partnerships at local, national and global levels in learning, evidence generation, and advocacy, and c) service delivery practices from the field Our webinars series are richly focused on a) thematic areas and b) voices from the field generated from our work For each webinar, the resources/presentations are attached

  •  Early Years Learning in COVID-19: Global Response and Adaptations in Pakistan

    On August 4, 2020, ITA hosted a webinar on “Early Years Learning in COVID-19: Global Response and Adaptations in Pakistan”. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the growth and learning environments for children across all age-groups. This is particularly the case for children in early years. Under such circumstances, this webinar brings together experts and practitioners in early years to explore and discuss the potential response options available for governments, workforce, and parents in Pakistan and rest of the Global South to ensure that children in early years do not face the negative consequences of COVID-19. The panelists included Dr. Hirokazu Yoshikawa (Professor of Globalization and Education, New York University Education Steinhardt School), Dr. Amy Jo Dowd (Head of Evidence, LEGO Foundation), Shawn Powers, (Economist, Education Global Practice, World Bank), Evelyn D. Santiago (Executive Director, ARNEC), Dr. Nadia Siddiqui (Education Researcher), Dr. Amna Ansari (Early Years Fellow for Pakistan with the World Bank), Abdal Mufti (Head of Research and Policy Wing at PMIU, School Education Department, Punjab). The webinar was moderated by Dr. Monazza Aslam (Education Economist).
    https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5lkgtUqcTLOhSjfrEdF8vg

  •  COVID Kay Sitaray (کرونا کے ستارے)

    On July 30, 2020, ITA hosted a webinar “COVID Kay Sitaray” to hear from “NEW CADRE” about their COVID-19 journey for learning. ITA’s fundamental core is the people who kept working vigilantly during COVID-19 to deliver education and develop communities adapting to new paradigms. This webinar Covid kay Sitaray included the panels where stars from all departments of ITA, including teachers, communities, and our wonderful students shared their experiences and reflected upon their learning process during the Covid-19.
    https://www.facebook.com/itacec/videos/643232562974611/

  •  COVID-19 and Inclusive Education: Global Practices and Lessons for Pakistan

    On June 30, 2020, ITA hosted a public webinar titled "COVID-19 and Inclusive Education: Global Practices and Lessons for Pakistan”. The event brought together the thought-leaders and practitioners to discuss the options available for the education of ALL children during COVID-19 and share the practices which are most relevant in the context of developing countries in general and Pakistan in particular. The panelists included Ian Attfield (Senior Education Advisor, South Asia Region – DFID), Bilal Barakat (Senior Policy Analyst, GEM Report), Nafisa Baboo (Director Inclusive Education, Light for the World), Richard Geary (Founder and Director Programs, FESF Pakistan), Munazza Gillani (Country Director Pakistan, Sightsavers) and Aamad Ali Yousafzai (Former Equity Lead, PESP 2/Cambridge Education). The webinar was moderated by Baela Raza Jamil (CEO, ITA). The webinar concluded with an agreement to form a national core group for Inclusive Education.
    https://youtu.be/GuPBnugEZgo

  •  Learning Crisis in COVID-19 and Learning Losses

    On July 17, 2020, ITA hosted a webinar titled “Learning Crisis in COVID-19 and Learning Losses” to discuss the efforts required to counter the impact of school closures. The education system has been severely impacted by COVID-19 and the crisis offers an important reflection point for education leaders, the webinar brought together the thought-leaders and practitioners to discuss the options available for the education of ALL children and share the practices which are most relevant in the context of developing countries in general and Pakistan in particular. The panelists included Koen M. Geven (Economist South Asia Region, World Bank), Jonathan Stern, (Senior Education Research & Evaluation Specialist, RTI International), Kate Anderson (Global Education Strategist, Anderson Education Associates), Dr. Faisal Bari (Director, IDEAS & Interim Dean, LUMS School of Education), and Dr. Shehzad Jeeva (Director Examination Board, Aga Khan University). The webinar was moderated by Baela Raza Jamil (CEO, ITA).
    https://youtu.be/y9ekWe5iZVc

 
 
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