Starfish Inter School Speech Competition May 2017

_DSC5942Starfish Pakistan organized Inter School Speech Competition in which 32 students of 16 different schools contested. These schools came from different parts of Punjab Province. Competition was arranged in Renewal Centre, Youhanabad, Lahore.

Starfish strive to provide education and opportunities for children from deprived and poor background to be the emerging leaders of the community and country.

Competition was divided into two categories as Junior for classes 5-7 and Senior 8-10. Topics were Dignity of Parents for Juniors and Success is Key to Success for Seniors.

Speech & debate sharpens student’s ability to think and listen critically, and articulate their thoughts confidently and persuasively, said Anser Javed National Director Starfish Pakistan, at the occasion of Starfish Inter School Speech Competition in Lahore on 20 May 2017.



Hina Iqbal Depty District Education officer Gujranwala, was the chief guest. Prof. Victoria Patrick, Prof. Naseem Mall, Dr. Shahzad Ansar and Naeem Saleem were the judges.


Hina Iqbal Dpty District Education said that she is amazed to see such a talent among the students from deprived communities and Govt of Pakistan is working to provide better educational opportunities for Pakistani Children. She distributed cash prizes to 3 outstanding performers._DSC6057

Cultural Dance and national and cultural songs were also presented by different schools and collected appreciation from audience.

At the end Shields & Medals were distributed among winners for both categories and Certificates of Participation among all the students who participated. 




Evaluation Visit to School

Geraldine and Kashi are going to schools, unannounced for an Evaluation of Classes KG and I, to collect the data for Pre primary teachers training, for 3 weekends on 5-12 & 19 March 2016.

Amazing Grace School


Dean Public School

Gospel School System

Mission School

St. James


Head Teachers Training

Starfish Pakistan arranged a four days training for Head Teachers of the school, supported by Starfish.


More than 30 people attended the training, coming from Lahore, Kasur, Sheikhupura, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Sahiwal, Khanewal, Hassanabdal, and Karachi.

We covered the following topics:

  1. Self Awareness
  2. Leadership
  3. School Development Plan
  4. School Observation Visit to Sanjan Nagar Public Trust School
  5. National Curriculum
  6. Prepare a School Development Plan
  7. Mentoring
  8. Peer Coaching
  9. Communication Skills
  10. Religious Curriculum
  11. Structure of a Lesson Plan
  12. Importance of teaching in Mother tongue




Mike Wakely and Dr. Steve Curran from London, were presented and share to facilitate in last day.

Full of Activities:


Distributed Certificate at the end of the program.


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