Intel Pakistan yesterday organized the Intel Education Awards Ceremony in Lahore, under the Intel Education Initiative, to recognize the impressive performance in technology integration by teachers and schools across Pakistan.
Present at the occasion was the Secretary of School Education Department, Mr. Abdul Jabbar Shaheen as the chief guest.
82 teachers from Public and Private Schools in Pakistan participated in the ceremony.
Of all the participants in the Intel Teach Program contest, 15 won awards, in recognition of their accomplishments in implementing technology to promote inquiry-based learning.
“Intel has made concrete, consistent efforts for recognizing the teachers and schools taking part in this initiative and rewarding them for their considerable efforts in highlighting ICT in their classrooms and in turn, facilitating a conducive environment to experience technology first-hand,” said Naveed Siraj, Country Manager, Intel Pakistan. “Intel Pakistan is working hand in hand with the government to make the dissemination of and access to technology easily and beneficial for students and teachers alike.”
The Intel Education Awards are held annually in Pakistan to celebrate and reiterate the importance of technology in the classroom. The award aims to appreciate and encourage teachers to use technology for enhancing skills amongst students.
The Intel Teach Program is designed to enable teachers to effectively use technology to enhance student learning in the digital world. Intel to date has trained more than 330,000 teachers in Pakistan, reaching out to over 57 cities and districts of Pakistan, focusing on integrating technology and modern teaching methods in the teaching and learning process in Pakistan.