“How are you feeling?” This question is asked at the end of each session of the course, Social Studies for the 21st Century. The following are the answers from the participants.
Topline, January 2020
The workshop was first offered by Topline Publishers in Karachi on Saturday 18 January 2020. The following is the feedback given by the participants at the end of the session.
Energetic and inspired.
Anwar Ahmed, Akbar Public School
I am feeling happy at the end of today’s session. I am inspired by my instructor Mr. Shafique, and in my opinion he delivered his message in a good way.
Syeda Sadia, Al-Waha Academy
A big chance to gain more information related to Social Studies from Mr. Khurram Ali Shafique.
Mrs. Rasheed, Al-Waha Academy
Greet feelings about unity. Mr. Shafique’s workshop was so informative.
Areeba Riaz, Faizan Academy
Very strong facilitator. Feeling so great with hope!
Nazia Naz, Faizan Academy, Branch I
I am feeling good. The facilitator has soft behaviour. Concepts were clear on every topic, e.g. unity is most important in life.
Saba Imran, Memon Girls School, F. B. Area
I am feeling good because the facilitator was Mr. Khurram Ali Shafique. He is a wonderful writer and explained his topic politely.
Shahida Asif, Memon Girls School
Great feeling. The facilitator was so good, and his way of talking too.
Saher Fatima, Faizan Academy
Hope for a better Pakistan.
I am feeling that we should strive individually to improve the situation and solve the problems which we are facing in the country.
Farheen Asif, The City Model School
This workshop is motivating for individuals as well as groups.
Nimra Shah, Mehran Public Secondary School
We feel very inspired by the story of Simorgh. How much we can find in little things!
Darenoor Hussain and Ayesha Ashfaq, New Progressive Public School
Inspired by today’s session. Gained new skills and a chance of high level thinking. Also have been able to think many things about the story of Simorgh.
Rabia Mubeen, New Progressive Public School
Feeling encouraged and motivated for teaching.
Nimrah Khan, The Times School
Feeling enthusiastic and cheerful for my next class.
Mahjabeen Tauseef, Happy Child School
I am feeling excited because I will use the 21st Century skills with my students.
Hifza Farooq, NJV Government School
The workshop was very energizing. In a very short time, we learnt a lot of things. I felt very good to have attended this workshop.
Ambreen Shahid, Ahmed Bawani Academy
Lot of information. Feeling very energetic.
Mehmood Azam Khan, The British Grammar School
Feeling motivated and good. Got positive vibes. Feel like thinking creatively.
We are feeling so motivated after this workshop! Thanks for having us.
Mehak Ali, Mehrab Anis and Laiba Ejaz, Fayyaz Model School
I am finding myself in high spirits.
Faizan Ahmed, The British Grammar School
Feeling excited because learnt a lot of things.
Humera Yaqoob, Oxford Cambridge School, Campus IV
I am feeling motivated and very good.
Iqra Ahmed Aftab, Fayyaz Model School
Nemia Izhar, The Times School
Sana, Ahmed Bawani Academy
Feeling glad to have attended this best workshop.
Shama Islam, Jinnah High School
I am glad to have attended this session and I have the best feelings. I would like to thank you for this.
Khawand Dino Soomro, Jinnah High School
I am feeling glad as I have learnt new things, and it was not a waste of time.
Tehreem Zehra, The Mariam School
I am glad to be here.
Waqar Ashraf, Happy Child School
Pleasure. It has been a meaningful workshop.
Qudsia Talat, Shaheen Public English Cambridge School
Extremely happy. Want to attend more workshops like this.
Shahrukh Saeed, Smart Education Book
We are very happy.
Yusra Zafar, Nusrat Shahid and Nabeela Zafar, Gulf Schooling System
Feeling happiness because I learnt things that will help me in teaching.
Fiza Firoz Khan, Harmain School System
Feeling happy. I would like to attend more of these type of workshops.
I am happy. Feeling good.
Hina Azim, NPPS
Sajjal Khan, Happy Child (Campus 2)
Tanvin Ahmed, PMS
I am feeling proud. I learnt here how to educate our children in the 21st Century skills.
Feeling great! Learnt so many things by attending the workshop.
Nazia Seraj, Shaheen Public English Cambridge School
I feel great after attending this workshop. I gained good knowledge.
Great feeling. Learned more effective skills.
Syeda Bameen, The City Model School
Aliya Mujtaba, Wisdom House
Zubair Ahmed, Little Wood School
Best feeling about the workshop and thanks for everything.
Mehwish, Jinnah High School
I feel very good. Thanks for inviting us. Everything was quite informative.
MAK Way Grammar School
I am feeling good. It has increased my knowledge and cleared many concepts related to leadership qualities and teaching methods.
Sana Anwar, Shaheen Public English Cambridge School
I am feeling good. Because I gained many things from this workshop.
Noreen Hasan, The City Model School
Feeling good. Explained very well.
Samreen Shakeel, The Mariam School
I am feeling good because the session was very informative.
Ayehsa Arjumand Bano, Memon Girls School
Feeling good because we got lots of knowledge and information on the teaching of Social Studies and also about how to survive in the world.
Sadaf Khanum, Samreen Sheikh, Arshi Saba, Rimsha Akhter, Hermain Acme School
Feeling good, and so much more confident to serve the society better.
Syed Kashif Alim, Darakhshan Grammar School
I am feeling that I gained more information about the skills of leadership and the skills of a good teacher, so I am feeling good.
Tabassum, Memon School
Feeling good. We will try our best.
Sidra Choudhry and Erum Zai, Oxford Cambridge School
I am feeling good. Today has been the learning day!
Tasleem, Memon School
Ambreen Shahid Ali, Al-Hamd Islamic Academy
Attending this session was productive for me, and I would love to attend more sessions.
Anushay Saeed, Stanmore Public School
I really feel I gained knowledge, and I also gained awareness about the 21st Century skills for the Social Studies classroom.
I really like it because it has taught us new skills.
Yamnah Mukhtar, Mehran Public Secondary School
I feel that many questions on social and literacy skills, and learning have been very impressively explained.
Uzma Shahzad, MAK Way Grammar School
Many questions raised on today’s education system.
Zahara Shaikh, MAK Way Grammar School
We educate our children for our country. We must teach our children for the progress, not giving mere fantasies to them. We should develop the interest of our students through “while reading” activities.
Rukhsana Khalid, MAK Way Grammar School
We gained useful information, and will use it with students.
Rozina Rafiq, M. F. S. School
In today’s session, I have learnt many new things related to critical thinking and leadership skills, and I will definitely work on them.
Yusra Saeed, IUSS (Shahrah-e-Pakistan)
I have come to know how we can introduce 21st Century skills in the Pakistani schools according to our society.
Shahnaz Niazi, The City Model School
At the end of today’s session we know what are the 21st Century skills and how we can utilize them in the classroom.
Rahila Nazim, M. F. School
Gained knowledge and information about learning skills of the 21st Century.
Saleha Khatoon, Little Wood Secondary School, PIB Colony
We learnt many things about Social Studies and the 21st Century skills.
Qurat-ul-Ain, Nausheen Junaid and Samina Tabassum, S. A. J. Academy
We will be able to teach according to the “4 C’s” of the 21st Century.
Earshy Sarwar, Stanmore Group of Institutions
How today’s students can succeed in their careers in the Information Age.
Ruby Sher, Memon Boys Secondary School
Muhammad Usman, Akbar Public School
It was a fantastic workshop. I learnt so many good things today.
Wardah Iftikhar, Ahmad Bawany Academy
It was a good session for information about the 21st Century skills, and reading and learning.
Rabia Khan, Mehran Public Secondary School
It was good. Turned out to consist of a positive mental attitude. The selection of “Simorgh” was wonderful, and the points derived from it have provided great guidance.
Muazzam Iqbal Burney, Wisdom House School
It was good and I feel really knowledgeable.
Kanza Mohsin, Mehran Public Secondary School
It was a good session.
Muhammad Tahir, NJV Govt. High School
Sajida Siddiqui, Stanmore School
Almas, Jinnah High School
Overall it’s good. Interacted with different people and gained ideas in different manners.
Syeda Fizza Zia, Sunbeams Grammar School
Yes, feeling very good but at the starting it was boring. At the end it became interesting.
Aisha Fazal, Sunbeams Grammar School
I feel not good because my views, perspective or some concepts are different from the speaker.
Sarah Farooqi, MAK Way Grammar School
Topline, February 2020
The workshop was offered for the second time by Topline Publishers in Karachi on Saturday 8 February 2020. The following is the feedback given by the participants at the end of the session.
Fruitful session that motivates to teach and work for the nation.
I feel that we should awaken the element of sensitivity by which we can become a model nation of the world.
Maryam Gul, Al-Harmain
I am glad to have attended this workshop. I have acquired much useful knowledge from this workshop about how to teach our children.
Aisha Sheikh, Al-Harmain
I feel that I gained a lot of knowledge about behaviour and skills for achieving a society that does not depend upon the leadership of an individual.
Rida, Kids Zone Grammar School
This is a successful workshop. The main theme is that unity is strength.
Fehmida Sheikh, Kids Zone Grammar School
I am feeling very good at the end of today’s workshop because it was very informative.
Namra Khan, Tooba Khan, Rimsha, The Creators’ School
I feel that without unity we will never succeed.
Anees Ahmed, Al-Harmain Secondary School
Feeling really nice because this workshop helps me to solve some questions about this subject.
Syeda Mahrukh, Brood Field Grammar School
I feel very good because this workshop has been very effective for us. After attending it, I wish that all people work for our lovely country.
Filza Aslam, Brood Field Grammar School
I feel very good, and I feel that feedback is an essential part of effective learning as it provides the students guidance about how to improve their learning.
Uneza Arif, Rimsha M. Zafar, Sawera, Sumaiya Khan, Tuba N. Rafiq, Zoya, Qurat-ul-Ain, New Scholars School
Samreen, Zaitoon Bawany, Tahira Baqir, Rehnuma Academy
Feeling proud. All activities are inspiring.
Maria Ramzan, Mehrun Nisa, Saima, The S. I. School
At the end of the session, we are thinking about our nation and not only about ourselves.
Yumna Shafiq, Pakistan Foundation
Sumaiya Umer, Sumaira Ahmed, Brood Field Grammar School
Feeling good. I learnt a lot of things to teach the students.
Jastina John, The Stream School
I am feeling very satisfied because this workshop has been very helpful about how to teach the students.
Monazza, The Stream School
Ghazala Shahid, Bright Vision Montessori School
Feeling very good, and we should appreciate the workshop. It’s a very motivational workshop.
Misbah Manzoor, Gul Nayab, Mehreen Irfan, Hilal-e-Pakistan Secondary School
I feel that critical thinking is a very good method.
Rimsha, Hilal-e-Pakistan Secondary School
My feeling is that if we want to live in peace, we should all unite and this will also ensure success for us in our personal lives.
Muqaddar Khan, Hilal-e-Pakistan Secondary School
I am so glad that I came and learnt different ways of teaching students.
Sajda M. Usman, Bilal Kabir English Grammar School
I feel excited, and as a teacher my soul is uplifted.
Saba Eshaal, The Elevation School
I am feeling that I can be an excellent information provider after what I have learnt from this workshop.
Fizza Zainab, Ahmed Raza, B. K. English Grammar School
I have really enoyed this workshop, which has been very informative and has taught us that unity is very important for the development of our country.
Fariha Hafeez, The Elevation School
I am feeling very good.
Rachael Ashiq, Suffa Grammar
We have shared knowledge through discussion and practical work.
Muskan Jameel, Suffa Academy
I am feeling very good because I have learnt so many new things today.
Iqra A. Malik, Suffa Academy
Learnt through discussion and practical work.
Aliya, Gul-e-Shahbaz School & Suffa Grammar School
It was a very good session. I learned something new.
Yusra Khan, Manzoor English Secondary School
I feel very motivated because I learnt many important points about teaching.
Maliha Nisar, Banafsha, Aroosa, New Roomi Primary and Secondary School
I have learnt new activities, which I will do with my students.
Rukhsar Riaz Baloch, The Elevation School
I learnt many skills, which I will teach my students.
Kiran Riaz, The Elevation School
I feel very good because this workshop can be very helpful in my career as a teacher.
Bisma Siddiqui, New Roomi School
I feel I want more sessions like this.
Nasreen Waheed, New Roomi Primary and Secondary School
I feel proud of myself after attending this workshop.
Sana, New Roomi School
I feel good about the activities carried out during the workshop.
Rabia, New Roomi School
I learnt activities for teaching 21st Century skills.
Tehseen Anam, New Roomi School
I feel that the workshop is beneficial for the teachers because it provides may important skills to be used in teaching.
Nosheen Fayyaz, K. C. S. School
I am feeling very good. This is an amazing workshop.
Duaa Azmat, Karachi Cadet School
Feeling good. We got very good ideas and thinking in today’s session.
Fozia Sadiq, Pak Grammar Schooling System
I feel very happy to have attended this workshop because I got a new method of teaching Social Studies.
Roshan Shakib, Pilot Public School
I feel very good because today’s workshop showed that culture and humanity are very important for a living society.
Arshiya Khan, Scholars’ Inn Grammar School
I am very happy that I attended this workshop. It was very interesting and provided good knowledge.
Mariyam Mumtaz, The Stream School
Qunoot Fatima, Kids Zone Grammar School
A very informative session.
Jaweria, Kids Zone Grammar School
We saw how we can approach the same topic from different aspects.
Mahrukh Irfan, Kids Zone Grammar School
A lot of information, and a very inspiring session.
Yossma Khan, Kids Zone Grammar School
Feeling very good, because I think that unity is the most important thing. I have really enjoyed this workshop and gained much from it.
Mehak Khan, Manzur English Secondary School
I am feeling very good because Mr. Shafique presented a very fruitful workshop. His thoughts about the poor people are very good.
Nargis Asgher, Anum M. Naeem, Dania, Kanwal Zubair, Manzur Secondary School
Syed Farman and Danish Malik, New Model Public School
I feel that it is good for the new generation to learn the basic rules of life from history. It can be useful for the betterment of our society.
Asma Khanwaiz, Maria Yousaf, Al-Sehar Academy
I am feeling very happy that I attended this workshop.
Ghulam Murtaza, Asiya Public School
I am feeling very happy.
Naimatullah, Suffa Grammar School
Neha Shahid, Little Roots Secondary School
We shouldn’t make students “bookworms”.
Nasreen Ali, K2G School
I am feeling very good. I learnt many things. This workshop is amazing. I enjoyed it a lot.
Iqra Aslam, Sana Ikram, Mahnoor, Iqra Anis-ul-Atfal
Feeling good because today’s session was unique.
Areeba Khan, Scholar’s Inn Grammar School
I am feeling that unity is the most important thing for us.
Farah, Scholars’ Inn Grammar School
OK, but it needs more working.
Raja Shahid, R J Memorial Higher Secondary School
Very motivated. The story of Simorgh is very interesting.
Syed Waqas, NJW Grammar School
Learnt about the aims and objectives of The Topline Social Studies Series, for Classes 1-8
Malik Obaidullah, The Village Grammar Higher Secondary, City Grammar School
I am feeling good because I have learnt more ideas and skills which are necessary for surviving in a peaceful society.
Arfa Naz, Iqra Abbasi, Scholars Schooling System
Muhammad Zahid, Rafiqun Nisa Public School
The session was good. I liked it.
Ghulam Hussain, Manahil Foundation Public School
I like it very much and I hope that you will continue offering such sessions.
M. Khurshid, Ali Raza Secondary School
I like it very much and I hope that you will continue offering such sessions.
Fida Ali Pakistani, Al Qalam Academy
By the grace of the Almighty, I got a chance to learn many new good things here. And I learnt how to teach a lesson in depth.
Abdul Hafeez, Gohar Educational System
I feel very good as I learnt in today session such things as how to teach and how to survive in the country with unity.
Faiza Gohar, Gohar Educational System
We felt pleasure in attending this workshop and learnt new things. It was very productive as well.
M. Hanif Khan, The Cambridge School (Elementary)
M. Idris, Pak Grammar Schooling System
Today’s session was very useful.
Imran Saeed Meo, Scholars’ Inn Grammar School
Shahid Habib, Bright Vision Montessori School
It felt very good.
Muhammad Yameen, Haq English Grammar School
I feel inspired to go forward.
Shahida Rehman, The Roots Secondary School
I am feeling really excited to have attended this session. I gained experience and learnt some Social Studies lessons from the respectable Mr. Khurram Ali Shafique. I am really thankful to him.
M. Sheeraz, Shah English Academy
I feel that we should think together in some way. Otherwise we cannot get effective solutions.
Saad Shakeel, Scholars Schooling System
It has been a very informative workshop.
This session is very nice.
Nida Naz, Pakistan Foundation
Durr-e-Shehvar, Little Roots
The facilitator explained the topic nicely and thoroughly.
Anis, NJW Grammar School
The session was very nice.
Wajiha Khan, Pak Foundation
The workshop was very nice.
Alina Maqsood, Pakistan Foundation
I am feeling very proud of being Pakistani after attending this workshop.
Anum Munawar Ali, New Scholars School
I feel very good.
Firdous, The Creators’ School
Pervaiz Haroon, Pakistan Foundation School
The sound quality was not good enough.
Abdul Rahim, Rehnuma Academy