March 21, 2018 (Wednesday)
Ms. Chiho Ohashi, Chief Advisor JICA, visited ZEST schools at Jummah goth & Ali Akbar Shah Goth, Karachi. Mr. Zafar Iqbal, Executive Director TNW and Mr. Shakeel Akash, Project Manager ZEST were also present.
JICA team observed the teaching and learning processes at both locations. They asked teachers about their teaching experiences at ZEST schools. They also interacted with students and children. They asked the learning environment and way of teaching from students. They also inquired the supervision and monitoring of schools, teachers, and students. ZEST supervisors shared their way of monitoring and supervision.
Ms. Chiho Ohashi was very pleased to see the real situation of ZEST. She appreciated the environment and teaching methodologies. She was also pleased to have interaction with children and students. She praised to TNW team for their quality work. The indicators show the commitment and dedication of the team, teachers, and supervisors.
JICA team shared the links how we can connect with others stakeholders.
They suggested to TNW to coordinate with govt department for ECCE, Mr. Abid Gill Sahib will facilitate the provision of materials for 3 to 5 years students.
Ms. Ohashi also showed her interest in the expansion of projects with TNW.