The Third Digital Urdu Teaching and Learning Conference 2018Thursday 5th July 2018 | Levenshulme High School
2017 Conference Report
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.
2016 Conference Report
|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
|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|
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