In our ever-changing world, the significance of STEM education cannot be overstressed as it serves as the gateway to fostering innovation, problem-solving, and essential skill development for the future leaders. At the Virtual University of Pakistan's Professional Development Center (PDC), we are deeply committed to nurturing the STEM potential of our youth and are excited to introduce the "STEM for Schools" training workshop. This groundbreaking initiative is meticulously crafted to provide an immersive and inspirational STEM journey for school children in grades 5 through 8. Scheduled during winter vacations, it offers students a perfect opportunity to explore, experiment, and expand their knowledge in an interactive and engaging environment.

Mobile Application Development Training using MIT App Inventor:

This segment of the workshop is designed to equip students with the skills to create their own mobile applications. They will dive into the world of app development, turning their innovative ideas into functional mobile apps using MIT App Inventor. By the end of this training, participants will be capable of designing, building, and deploying their own applications, bringing their digital creativity to life.

Sketch of the Training

Title STEM for Schools
Duration 03 Days (09:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
Target Audience Grade 6-8
Dates 26-28 Dec, 2023
Venue IAC-Davis Road Campus, Lahore Virtual University, G-10 Markaz Islamabad
Fees Rs.3500/-

Last Date of Registration: 19 Dec 2023 (Payment link will remain active till 24hrs after last date of registration)

Investment: Rs. 3500/-

Payment mode is online only using Debit/Credit Card/Jazz Cash/Easy Paisa.

In case of any difficulty, please contact at given email address or phone number.

Fee covers Training Cost, Certificate & lunch.

Discount Policy

30% discount for siblings, Children of VU own employees and batches*. *Batches from a school should not be less than 10 students. List of the students should be forwarded by the Institution.

Schedule & Content of the Boot-Camp

Days Training Content
Day 01
  • Introduction to MIT App Inventor Tool
  • Introduction to basic building blocks of MIT App Inventor
  • Introduction to basic input/output via touch screen
  • Introduction to the use of mobile sensors
  • Practically explore the software and to develop a basic layout of mobile application for android phone related to above mentioned topics
Day 02
  • Design layout of mobile application
  • Explore the features of the mobile application
  • Explore the possible solutions, considering the features
  • Develop a mobile application for android phone, considering the design layout and features
  • Test the mobile application on cell phone and make necessary changes (if required)
Day 03
  • Assignment of App/Game development task to the students. E.g.
  • Flashlight Controlling Application via switch, button and sensor.
  • Ball Bounce: A simple game app
  • Digital Doodle: Drawing App Using MIT App Inventor


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