SPECIAL WEBINAR

ECEC / Why Teaching Toddlers is Important

Education for children under three years old is very important and for good reason! Join us for a panel discussion about education for children ages 0-3 years old: what it is, why it’s important and how to ensure high-quality care in the sensory and science playgroup of Edu21. Different perspectives will be provided by our Edu21 experts teachers, and we will host Khadija Khan to give her insights as a researcher in this field.

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About the webinar

Join us for a panel discussion about education for children ages 0-3 years old. We will cover topics like:

• What early childhood education and care (ECEC) should offer for   children under 3 years old

• The key elements and areas in 0 to 3-year-old pedagogy

• How to introduce children to the ECEC environment

• The benefits of taking part in early childhood education and care at an early age

Different perspectives will be provided by our Edu21 experts, and we will host Khadija Khan to give her insights as a researcher in this field.

Penalists

Aneela Junaid 
Head of Edu21-The 21st Century School

Mehwish Kiran

Educator of 0 to 3-year-olds at Edu21

Khadija Izhar

Currently CEO of Pakistan Alliance for Early Childhood.

Former CEO Aga khan Education services

Greetings from penalists

My name is Aneela Junaid and working to transform traditional education into the 21st century realm. At Edu21 i am working as a principal and implementing 21st century teaching techniques like Project-Based Learning and inquiry based Learning and as a trainer i trained many educators to become 21st Century mentors or facilitators in both private and government sectors. I am also certified STEM educator and certified ECEC Finnish educator too.

My name is Mehwish Kiran and currently I am working as an ECD expert with Edu21. Previously I worked as an ECD teacher at AW-IP a project of Rupani Foundation here in Islamabad.I’m always excited to get creative with pedagogical materials and enjoy interacting with the students of early years. My objective in teaching is always to work in the best interest of children which has always given the best outcome.

My name is Khadija Khan, I am currently serving as CEO of Pakistan Alliance for Early Childhood (PAFEC) which is a registered national alliance of Early Childhood Development (ECD) stakeholders in Pakistan. In collaboration with other key stakeholders, PAFEC serves as an open platform to promote holistic and inclusive ECD approaches and practices in the country through research and learning, experience sharing, policy advocacy and capacity development. I am member of the National Curriculum Council, (NCC), and a member of the National Technical and Steering Committee for Early Childhood Development, constituted by the Planning Commission of Pakistan. As an educationist, I possess extensive experience in education policy, strategic planning, implementation and impact assessment and strong understanding of educational issues at all levels starting from early years up to university level and areas of strategic importance in a developing country context, including sector reforms, professional and institutional support systems and public-private partnerships. I have the honour of serving the Aga Khan Education Service in Gilgit-Baltistan(GB) as the 1st female General Manager for almost seven years.  I have also worked with the Voluntary System Overseas as education advisor in Pakistan as well as in Sri Lanka.

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