ASTI PICTURE NEWS COLLABORATION 2023

Introduction

In the world of information technologies, the world is overloaded with information. How do we manage this overflow of information? How do we filter out the relevant news that would help develop us, both professionally and personally? Often, we worry about information that will or does not affect us. Many studies have been done that shows the dangers of overload of information, especially social media, to mental health and social cohesion.

The skill to discern and be mindful of these overload of information is an important skill that young people would need to be relevant in the new world. In this regards, ASTI is collaborating with Picture News  in the UK to help develop these skills among students at the primary and secondary level.

ASTI in collaboration with Picture News UK will be conducting a pilot programme with some schools in Malaysia see the effectiveness of implementing this programme in Malaysia.

Primary School: Invitation to Participate in a Pilot Program of Picture News in Malaysia

Today, news is easily accessible, more so with social media. How do you guide young people to read and understand news in a critical and empathetic manner?

We invite you to join our briefing by Picture News, an award-winning news resource portal utilized by more than 5,000 schools in the U.K

We invite your school to a 45-minute briefing session on How to Use News Resources in your classroom teaching as per details below:

Date: 27 July 2023, Thursday
Time: 1.30pm-2.15pm
Venue: YMCA Kuala Lumpur. 95, Jalan Padang Belia, 50470 Kuala Lumpur

There are only 50 slots available. If you are interested please submit your registration at: https://forms.gle/pRYRXdUSWfxYH8SL9

For more information, download and read the poster attached below:

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Secondary School: Invitation to Participate in a Pilot Program of Picture News in Malaysia

With so much news readily available; how do we train young people to discern the good ones from the bad? And to learn to incorporate it into their decision making.

We invite your school to join our pilot program of Picture News in Malaysia. Picture News is an award winning educational program that promotes critical thinking and global awareness among students using global news events. Its resource are utilized by more than 5,000 schools in the U.K.

A free one-year subscription will be given to only 10 secondary schools on the condition that they integrate Picture News into their classroom lessons and activities and provide us with feedback.

If you are interested, we invite you to a training session on How to Use Picture News Resources in your classroom teaching as per details below:

Date: 27 July 2023, Thursday
Time: 3.00pm-5.30pm
Venue: YMCA Kuala Lumpur. 95, Jalan Padang Belia, 50470 Kuala Lumpur

There are only 30 slots available. If you are interested please submit your registration at:  https://forms.gle/7eL7rP3TV1C8V1yr5

For more information, download and read the poster attached below:

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Trainer Profile

Katie Harrison

Former teacher and founder of leading UK education content provider Picture News, providing resources for over 5,000 schools. Experienced sales manager with a demonstrated history of working in the primary/secondary education industry. Skilled in learning, critical thinking, educational consulting, and education reform. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a Master of Arts (MA) in Education from Bath Spa University. Successfully completed the prestigious Goldman Sachs 10KSB Business Leader programme.

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