Society for International Education

iEARN Centre, Pakistan

 SIE/iEARN Professional Development Program

January-June 2016 - Karachi


Workshop Title:

Creating Effective Publications for Schools


9:00 am - 4:00 pm  


Saturday, 6th February, 2016

Focused participants:

All subject teachers, students, school admin staff and other interested participants


Desktop publishing is an important use of PC's in today's schools. From one page flyer to student run newspapers, PC's make it happen. This is an area where computer use has acted as an equalizer in that everyone can now publish their ideas. Desktop Publishing is a major skill that teachers must have in order to teach effectively.

iEARN Centre announces a day long workshop on ‘Creating Effective Publications for Schools’. The workshop aims at helping teachers to produce resources using desktop publishing software and engage students in creating purposeful, meaningful and creative communication and promotional resources for classrooms and school.

Aims and Objectives:

The workshop aims to:

  • introduce the basic elements of desktop publishing layout and designs.

  • introduce different desktop publishing applications and softwares for creating classroom resources like flyers, newsletters, etc.

  • introduce the basics of creating a simple but informative newsletter that can be easily adapted in classrooms.

  • help participants to be creative and productive while learning to manipulate images, text and layout designs

  • learn and develop essential skills to create and communicate knowledge and to express ideas.


·         Basic computer knowledge, including internet use

·         An interest and a talent for creativity

·         Ability to use basic word processing programs.