Urdu Teaching and Learning Conference 2018

The Third Digital Urdu Teaching and Learning Conference 2018

Thursday 5th July 2018 | Levenshulme High School

2017 Conference Report

 
Levenshulme high school hosted the annual Urdu Teaching and Learning Conference for the second time on Thursday 6th July, 2017.

The conference was held to provide a valuable opportunity for various different professionals to discuss their involvement and contributions towards the development of teaching and learning in Urdu. For instance, the new GCSE Urdu Specification, Schemes of Work, and digital Urdu resources were discussed.

In particular, the ideal use of digital technology for the invention of Urdu Apps in collaboration with Boolean Bites, in Lahore Pakistan to improve Urdu reading and writing were explored and discussed via Skype. Mr Ali’s book for Urdu reading and writing was launched and received positive feedback. Over 40 delegates attended the conference and it was addressed by 9 speakers. It was the biggest gathering of Urdu teachers in England.

This year’s Urdu conference was sponsored by the Consulate of Pakistan Manchester, Vocabexpress.com, National Council for the Development of Urdu in UK and Routes into Languages North West.

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2016 Conference Report

 
The first “Urdu Digital Teaching and Learning Conference & New GCSE Training and Support for Urdu Teachers” was held on Wednesday 13th July, at Levenshulme High School. The conference was sponsored by The Consulate of Pakistan Manchester, Vocabexpress.com and Routes into languages. The conference was attended by 33 x Urdu teachers across the country. The training was well received by Urdu teacher and one of the participant said: “I gained an insight into innovative learning strategies that I am now using in my own lessons”.

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Conference Speakers

 
Academy Headteacher, Executive Headteacher
Mrs Claire Narayanan Assistant Headteacher
Dr. Naeema B. Hann Leeds Beckett University
Ausmah Bibi, Lead Practitioner in MFL, Head of Pupil Premium, Oasis Academy Lister Park, Bradford
Mrs Farah Malik
Faculty Leader / Hodge Hill Girls School
Birmingham
Professor Dr. Nasir Abbas Nayyar (Director General Urdu Science Board) Pakistan
Mr. Muhammad Aamar Aftab Qureshi
Consul General of Pakistan in Manchester
Mr. Masood Hashmi / Urdu Teacher
Parrswood High School, Manchester. Urdu Lecturer at MMU
Basir Sultan Kazmi MBE
Academy Headteacher, Executive Headteacher, Consul General of Pakistan, Manchester and Community Welfare Attaché, Mrs. Fizzah Niazi

Sponsors

 

Routes into Languages

Pakistan Consulate Manchester

National Council for the development of Urdu in UK


Urdu Science Board

Vocab Express

How to find us

 
Address: Levenshulme High School Crossley Road Levenshulme Manchester M19 1FS
Phone: 0161 224 4625 Fax: 0161 256 1170
Email: digitalurdu@levenshulmehigh.co.uk

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