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June 17, 2015

IIUI training programme for seminary teachers ends

Islamabad

 
June 17, 2015

Islamabad
A two-week long workshop on ‘Madrassah English Teachers’ Training,’ organised by the Institute of Professional Development (IPD) of the International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) concluded.
Vice President of Higher Studies and Research Dr. Muhammad Tahir Mansoori graced the ceremony as chief guest.
Around forty Madrassah teachers hailing from Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) participated in the workshop.
Renowned international teaching trainer Dieter Bruhn from United States of America and Dean Faculty of Language and Literature IIUI Dr. Munawar Iqbal Gondal were the trainers of the workshop while Director IPD Dr. Safeer Awan was coordinator of the workshop.
In his address Dr. Mansoori highly appreciated the step taken by Dr. Safeer to lessen the distances between madrassah and university and he also termed the training workshop a valuable way forward in this regard.
He said that through such workshops students and teachers of madrassahs join the main stream of education and they are assimilated in modern Dr. Mansoori emphasized the participants to learn the languages to disseminate the true massage of Islam. He was of the view that language has no religion, no faith and it is beyond such boundaries which should be learnt across the boards. Dr. Munawar Iqbal said this workshop would help the participants to stay updated with latest teaching methodologies.
Dieter Bruhn in his talk made the participants aware about the aims of the workshop and said it would be one of the best experiences of life to teach madrassah teachers. Dr. Safeer Awan highlighted the value of English language for the Madrassah teachers in the contemporary world.
The workshop comprised with modules of communication, enhancement of language proficiency, vocabulary, and writing skills, which included methods of teaching, pronunciation, vocabulary, lesson planning, teaching writing skills, teaching grammar and reading skills

and interactive.
The participants were also provided latest learning materials including books, dictionaries and audio videos to improve language. The training workshop also provided exposure visits, open discussions and interactive sessions.
Meanwhile, renowned Islamic scholar Professor Dr Fazl e Elahi will deliver a lecture on the importance of Ramazan at the International Islamic University, Islamabad. The lecture will commence at 11 a.m. in Allama Iqbal Auditorium, Faisal Masjid campus.

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