LAHORE:September 11: Pearson Edexcel, the largest education group in the UK and across the world, recently launched its three-day professional training programme for schools in Pakistan. Earlier in May this year, Pearson launched its new iPrimary and the iLowerSecondary programmes which are aligned with UK national curriculum. These programmes encompass a new curriculum in the subjects of English, Mathematics and Science for five to 14-year-old students. Face to face professional development training on this new iPLS programme was held at a hotel Mr Jeremy Curtis who came from the UK to deliver this training. Teachers from the leading private schools participated in the training session. The iPrimary and the iLowerSecondary programmes are based on the latest English National Curriculum and are formulated, keeping in mind, the learners of English as an additional language (EAL). They have firmly rooted in the world-renowned Pearson resources such as Abacus and Bug Club – further enhancing the teaching and learning experience. We have created an integrated Professional Development programme, which is very beneficial and there are huge benefits to the teachers in seeing all the lessons in action. All the learning strategies build across the lessons, so the teacher will gain and reflect on these new strategies- Stated by the UK trainer. Commenting on the training sessions, the Country representative of Pearson Edexcel, Faisal Mahmood stated that, these training sessions are very useful for teachers. The iPrimary and iLowerSecondary curriculum provides children with the skills and knowledge they need to transition to advanced curricula and gives an excellent foundation as they steadily progress through their education journey.The news.