Pakistan Alliance for Early Childhood (PAFEC) is a National Alliance of Early Childhood Development (ECD) stakeholders in Pakistan. It is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) under section 42 of the Companies Act, 2017. This strategic Alliance intends to serve as an open platform to promote holistic and inclusive ECD approaches and practices in the country through research and learning, experience sharing, policy advocacy, networking, awareness raising, and professional development.
Pakistan Alliance for Early Childhood in its quest to support and build capacity of its partner institutions and individual members with the aim to develop present and future workforce with specialisation in ECD/ECCE, organised a series of webinars titled ‘ECD Through Informed Parenting’ in the last quarter.
Building back better! Bridging the Learning Gap and Losses caused by COVID-19
Topic: Building back better! Bridging the Learning Gap and Losses caused by COVID-19 Speakers: Madiha Sajid fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK, Dr Debbie Kramer-Roy, International expert in Inclusive Education YouTube Facebook
What is Dyslexia? How Dyslexic children be supported to overcome their learning difficulties?
Topic: What is Dyslexia? How Dyslexic children be supported to overcome their learning difficulties? When: Aug 10, 2021 03:00 PM Islamabad, Karachi, Tashkent Speaker: Ms. Arzoo Malik Educationist, a Consultant in Special Needs and an Inclusive Environment Developer YouTube Facebook
Growing in an Inclusive Home Environment and its Impact on Child Development
The fifth and final session of this webinar series titled as ‘Growing in an Inclusive Home Environment and its Impact on Child Development, the speaker talked about the following important topics: a) the understanding of inclusion and importance of inclusion. b) how to engage with siblings, and c) learning how to build resilience and cope with stress. […]
Overall, this webinar series was received well by academicians, students and practitioners, it allowed them to learn new ideas and reconfirm some previously learned notions. On an average each webinar session was attended by two-hundred plus participants from across Pakistan. These sessions were of 90-minute duration and were conducted online using Zoom and live feeds were shared via the Facebook.
ECD in Times of COVID-19
Pakistan Alliance for Early Childhood initiated a webinar series for parents, caregivers and ECD practitioners, on the theme of “ECD IN TIMES OF COVID” from the beginning of 2021. Below is a summary of the webinars being held from February to March 2021:
Developing Inclusive Education in Pakistan through Action Research
The fourth webinar of the series was conducted in the 2nd week of March 2021 on the topic of “Developing Inclusive Education in Pakistan through Action Research”. The panel of speakers included Dr. Debbie Kramer-Roy, Director (Education) European MSc in Occupational Therapy, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Ms. Madiha Sajid, Fellow HEA, UK, Chair Parents & Careers Network, UCL and […]
System Approach to Child Protection
The third webinar in this series was conducted on February 25th, 2021. The topic of the webinar was ‘System Approach to Child Protection’. Mr. Amer Habib, Team Leader- Child Protection Oxford Policy Management and Ms. Naima Iqbal Chohan, Head of Technical Excellence International Resource Committee Pakistan were the guest speakers and Ms. Khadija Khan, CEO PAFEC was the […]
The New Dynamics of Online Teaching and Its Impact on Young Children
The second webinar in this series was conducted on February 11, 2021. The topic of the webinar was, ‘The New Dynamics of Online Teaching and Its Impact on Young Children’: How parents and teachers can help children overcome the challenges of online teaching and help them continue their learning effectively. Mr. Aien Shah, Head of Education, Aga […]
Supporting Families & Parents to Engage Children in Meaningful Learning & Play at Home
Webinar Title: Supporting Families & Parents to Engage Children in Meaningful Learning & Play at Home This webinar… 1) offers practical steps to: • Develop variety of learning activities at home • Develop low cost no cost learning materials at home • Help parents connect with their child/children Panelists and Moderator Panelist: Ms. Shafia Rafique– […]
Autism in Pre-school & Inclusive Practices in Early Childhood Education
Autism in Pre-school & Inclusive Practices in Early Childhood Education This webinar shares… 1) Insights into autism and causes of autism 2) Understanding the spectrum of autism 3) Challenges faced by children suffering from autism 4) Inclusive program/practices in schools for autistic children Facebook YouTube
The Art of Positive Discipline to Smart Parenting
The Art of Positive Discipline to Smart Parenting This webinar shares… 1) Insights into the discipline and positive discipline 2) Smart parenting and Early Childhood Systems 3) Positive discipline techniques for smart parenting Facebook YouTube