KARACHI - The British Council Pakistan and Servis Sales Corporation joined hands to make learning a fun activity for Pakistani kids by providing creative learning resources through CDs and social media.

Servis Fun and Learn is an initiative that aims to make learning fun for young learners through interactive, tools, materials, programmes, and collaborations.

The joint partnership of the British Council and Servis is now venturing into its next stage – the Servis Fun and Learn carnival which is being arranged in three mega cities; Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi in March 2013.

The carnival will include Fun and Learn activities for primary school students, teachers and parents. The teachers will showcase their students’ work extracted from the British Council Learn English Kids website http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/.  Learn English Kids is a British Council global website that aims to improve English language skills of children with fun activities in the form of stories, songs, games, and other interactive tools. It has free resources for children to use at school, online or at home, either independently or with friends and family members.

Martien Fryer, Director Programmes, British Council said that We, like our partners at Service Sales Corporation (SSC), are committed to the school children of Pakistan and are proud to be able to bring the globally recognised education initiative Learn English Kids to young learners and to use it to contribute to their academic and personal growth”.

He added “We hope the continuing British Council and SSC partnership will create more opportunities for the educational development of young children in Pakistan”.

Shahid Hussain CEO – Service Sales Corporation said: “The Servis Fun and Learn project stands as a flagship platform for children launched by the Service Sales Corporation in an effort to empower children, and to make a positive change in the country. In addition to the prize distribution ceremony for winners of the online essay competition, the carnival also will be a platform for participating schools across Pakistan to showcase their writing, speaking and drawing skills. The panel of esteemed judges from education sector will select the winners.

To make the event more interesting, there will be a live band performance along with dedicated play area including puppet show, magic show, face painting, fun rides and many other exciting activities for children.

Currently over 100 schools, both government and private, across Pakistan have benefitted from this partnership. Pakistani students are full of talent and this carnival will be a platform for them to share their bright ideas and gain recognition.