Intel Pakistan today organized the Intel Education Awards Ceremony in Islamabad, under the Intel Education Initiative, to recognize the impressive performance of outstanding schools and teachers in Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Of the many teachers and schools who participated in the Intel Teach Program contest, 10 teachers won awards, in recognition of their accomplishments using technology effectively in promoting inquiry-based learning.
“Outstanding schools and teachers who demonstrate innovative use of technology deserve to be recognized for their efforts to inculcate cutting-edge skills in our students so that they are competitive in the real world,” said Naveed Siraj, country manager of Intel Pakistan. “Technology plays an important role in developing these skills, and Intel and the government are working hand in hand to train teachers across the country.”
The Intel Education Awards are held annually in Pakistan to celebrate and promote technology integration by teachers and schools. The awards aim to motivate teachers and school administrators to enhance the implementation of technology in the classroom and develop 21st century 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 306,000 teachers in Pakistan, reaching out to over 75 cities and districts of Pakistan, focusing on integrating technology and modern teaching methods in the teaching and learning process in Pakistan.