National Educational Equipment Centre

School Education Department, Government of the Punjab

Wahdat Colony, Lahore.

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Prof. Dr. Muhammad Nasim

Introduction of NEEC

By Prof. Dr. Muhammad Nasim

The National Educational Equipment Center (NEEC) was originally established as The West Pakistan Educational Equipment Technical Assistance Center (WEETAC) in 1964 under the technical assistance program of Ford Foundation USA. This Centre was visualized to develop scientific thinking amongst the school going children of Pakistan through manufacture of educational kits needed for practical / class room learning.

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Prof. Dr. Muhammad Nasim

Emotional Intelligence and Early Age Learning

By Prof. Dr. Muhammad Nasim

It is now widely acknowledged that during early age children develop all the key elements of emotional intelligence, namely, confidence, curiosity, self-control, the capacity to communicate and cooperativeness. Emotional Intelligence is now considered crucial for educational success. Students who have higher levels of emotional intelligence are more likely to remain in education, whereas, those with emotional difficulties tend to drop out.

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Miss Uzma Kayany

Word Building (Vocabulary) In English

By Miss Uzma Kayany

English is a very flexible language and we can build at our own vocabulary and learn how to make new words. When we know one word in English, it is often easy to make several words from that one root word . For example if we take the word KIND, which is an adjective; (she is such a kind person). We can also make the noun kindness, the adverb kindly, the opposite unkind, unkindly etc.

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The brain is never as elastic again as it is in childhood

By Prof. Dr. Muhammad Nasim

It is evident that it is within the crucial early years, when experience is molding the brain, that the foundations of learning are also set. A person's ability to learn and his or her attitudes towards learning stem from their early years. A stimulating and receptive context can set a young child on the path of discovery, openness to the outside world and the capacity to integrate information. The brain is never as elastic again as it is in childhood..

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Four Stages of Cognitive Development

By Prof. Dr. Muhammad Nasim

Jean Piaget (1896- 1980) a Swiss psychologist, who studied the intellectual and logical abilities of children, theorized that cognitive development, proceeds in four stages that follow the same sequential order. His cognitive development theory is hugely in?uential in the ?elds of education and psychology. He proposed that the thinking process develops through each of the stages, until a child can think logically.

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Uzma Kayany

Don't be afraid of teaching/learning English

By Uzma Kayany

Since we Pakistani bear a fear and scare of English Language but to me there is nothing in it to be frightened about. I suggest few stress-free practical things to do on daily basis that how you can get over your fear of English. Thomas Carlyle has rightly said that "The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it, he cannot act till then". One basic difficulty in learning English is fear of making mistakes.

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Prof. Dr. Muhammad Nasim

The Teacher of Little Children

By Prof. Dr. Muhammad Nasim

Margaret McMillan in 1930 said, “The teacher of little children is not merely giving lessons. He/ She is helping to make a brain and nervous system, and this work which is going to determine all that comes later, requires a finer perception and a wider training and outlook than is needed by any other kind of teacher”.

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Education in Pakistan

By Prof. Dr. Muhammad Nasim

Everyone has the right to education and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit (Universal declaration of Human rights, 1948). Our civil society and literate people have to think about as to what are our moral obligations and how we can help to contribute towards our less fortunate people.

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Improving Education (The Japanese way)

By Prof. Dr. Muhammad Nasim

As far as school education is concerned Japanese put greater emphasis on it. Their Ministry of Education was established in 1871, initially for elementary schools, middle schools and universities. Surprisingly, in 1901, 83.8%boys & 81.3% of girls (7-12 years) were attending schools and Japanese claim that this generation modernized Japan. Today they are sending frontline researchers and businesspeople to schools to spark children's intellectual curiosity

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