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Life Skills Program

Introduction

In a fast changing world, having Life Skills is essential and has therefore, become an integral part of education. Students need these life skills to cope with the ever increasing pace and change of the modern times. In everyday life, developing of life skills help students to:-

  • find new ways of thinking and problem solving
  • take responsibility for their actions
  • gain confidence for group collaboration and cooperation
  • achieve a greater sense of self awareness and appreciation of others
  • work as part of a team

The courses offered are:-

  • Roller skating
  • Gymnastics
  • Creative clay
  • Robotics
  • Home Gardening
  • Music
  • Yoga
  • Taekwondo
  • Theatre
  • Craft work


Our ‘Life Skills Program’ has been running successfully at Junior and Senior Sections for many years and will continue in next academic year too with some exciting additions. Each Life Skills course is conducted by trained instructors on a weekly basis. It is a compulsory program and every student has to select one course.

Presently, our course instructors include:-


Laiq Sultan
(Taekwondo)

Is a black belt DAN certified by World Taekwondo Federation Korea with the following awards to his credit. Is currently working as a sports coordinator and Taekwondo instructor in many schools & clubs. Is also the founder and president of United Taekwondo Academy.

  • Black Belt 3rd DAN, 1998 (Kay Jays Taekwondo Association

International DAN Certifications:

  • Black Belt 4th DAN 2007 (World Taekwondo Federation, Korea)


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Atif Badar
(Theatre)

Worked with several notable directors and have done many theatre plays and countless mobile theatre performances for educational purposes in remote villages and cities of Pakistan. Along with theatre, he has also performed in various TV productions and a film called "RAM CHAND PAKISTANI". Has conducted numerous theatre workshops for enhancing communication skills in collaboration with Aga Khan Medical College and University.

Is a voice over articst and does voice overs and narrations as well.

As a culinary expert his recipes have been published in SHE Mgazine, DAWN Review, THE NEWS and he has also taught many people how to cook in Singapore and Pakistan.


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MOHAMMAD TAHIR
(Roller Skating)

Has attended various national and international tournaments. Has organized summer camps for youth & works as a coach at various school. Is a recognized player of Roller hockey, Roller basket ball and Roller soccer.

Represented Pakistan in speed skating championship held in China. Received a gold medal in speed skating in ‘All Pakistan CDGK Roller Skating competition’.


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MOHAMMAD UMAIR KHAN
(Gymnastics)

Umair Khan, gymnastics instructor, started his training as a gymnast in 1986. He has the honour of being the all round gymnast in Karachi/Sindh Championship. He is also a gold medalist in National games and interclub competitions. At present, apart from his responsibilities as the Sports teacher and gymnastics instructor at The AMI School, he holds the position of a coach in Sindh Sports Board and is also the treasurer of Sindh Gymnastics Association.


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UZMA AHMED
(Gymnastics)

Uzma is Yoga instructor at The AMI School Junior Branch since 2016. She has had her training of Yoga and Aerobics from “Yogi Wajahat Institute” and “Shape up solutions – Canada”. She is a graduate in Psychology from Sir Syed Girls College. Currently, she is a trainer at “Retreat resort” and “Fat to Fit” apart from being a LSP instructor at AMI.


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MUHAMMAD ASLAM & ABDUL GHANI
(Creative Clay)

Muhammad Aslam and Abdul Ghani have been a part of AMI since a very long time and are professional potters. For them pottery making is a family profession. They are currently working at Habib School as well as managing pottery stalls at Port Grand.


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CHRISTINE NUNES
(Music)

Christine has been a part of The AMI as a music instructor since 2015. She has gained an ARCO diploma on the organ and completed her masters in music from Oxford University, UK. She has been teaching music in primary and junior schools level over 25 years, now presently, she teaches music at Froebels Education Centre and The AMI School.


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ROBOTICS
(Music)

Robotics Labs, Karachi, established in 2011 offers a successful blend of curriculum, technologies, and pedagogical approaches for introducing concepts of new digital technologies, engineering, and computer programming since early childhood. From august 2017, they will be providing hands on Robotics engineering based training at the school leading to the development of logical thinking, team work and creativity as part of our Life skills program.

 
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