iLEAD EnergActive Teachers’ Training held

Karachi, May 12, 2014 (PPI-OT): iLEAD (Inspiring Leadership, Empowerment and Development in Youth) conducted a four day Teachers’ Training Refresher for the EnergActive Program, an innovative basic sports skills development program for 5 partner institutes. ILEAD is the project of Sports and Youth Affairs Department, Government of Sindh, being implemented by Habib University Foundation, Karachi.

Around 20 teachers attended the training which embeds an overview about iLEAD, review of EnergActive Program and Practical implementation of the Fundamental Motor Skills and Sport Skills activities.

The training also included simulated practical sessions of activities in EnergActive Guidebook and a detailed discussion on the implementation strategies, challenges and equipment usage, and importance of health, safety and risk management in sports.

Mr. Laeeq Ahmed, Secretary, Sports and Youth Affairs Department, Government of Sindh conveyed his best wishes to iLEAD team for the success of the event. Moreover, Mr. Riaz Ahmed Siddiqui, Special Secretary, Youth Affairs Department, Ms. Rafia Halim, Additional Secretary, Youth Affairs Department, Mr. Kamran Shamshad, Director, Youth Affairs Department, Mr. Khalid Khan, Deputy Secretary, Sports Department, Mr. Saleem Ahmed Siddiqui, Deputy Secretary, Youth Affairs Department also extended their appreciation.

iLEAD partner schools in Larkana that participated in the training include Quaid-e-Awam Public School, College for Superior Services (CSS), SZABIST Junior School and Intermediate College, Government Girls Model (English Medium) High School and Government Saint Joseph High School.The schools and teachers appreciated the efforts of iLEAD.

iLEAD is an innovative and first of its kind youth development program that inspires youth towards self-enhancement, promotes healthy sports activities, and institutionalizes sports education by expanding affiliation to schools and colleges in Karachi, Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, Larkana and Sukkur.

For more information, contact:
Habib University Foundation
147, Block 7 and 8,
Banglore Cooperative Housing Society,
Tipu Sultan Road, Karachi, Pakistan – 75350
P.O. Box: 13017
Phone: (+92-21) 4301051-55
Fax: (+92-21) 4301056