Organizational Structure

The organizational structure of Homage Educational Publishers (Pvt.) Limited is having multiple layers of professionals. The structural

i. Conformity / Alignment with the curriculum aims and objectives in the curriculum guide
ii. Effectiveness of content to meet curriculum requirements irrespective of supplementary materials
iii. Accuracy and relevancy of data / information
iv. Accuracy, clarity and development of concepts
v. Balance of depth and breadth
vi. Appropriate level of difficulty
vii. Smooth interface between key stages of learning / year levels
viii. Presence of multiple perspectives
ix. Absence of biased information / discrimination
x. Inclusion of suggested references to facilitate consolidation and self-directed learning

Learning and Teaching by Using Textbooks

i. Development of generic skills
ii. Development of cognitive skills of all levels, especially higher-order thinking skills
iii. Fostering positive values and attitudes
iv. Catering for student diversity
v. Inclusion of learning activities essential to achieving the learning targets
vi. Facilitating students to integrate / practice / apply new knowledge
vii. Motivating students’ learning
viii. Clarity of instructions
ix. Variety and purposefulness of learning activities
x. Inclusion of appropriate activities to facilitate assessment for learning and as learning

Structure and Organization of the Textbooks

i. Logical organization of content
ii. Use of table of content and titles / headings / outlines
iii. Appropriate use of overviews, summaries and a student’s guide to facilitate learning

Language approach

i. Quality of texts in terms of level of difficulty and support for independent reading and construction of meaning by students
ii. Coherence of text
iii. Opportunities to make good use of language to study the subject
iv. Use of familiar and interesting language
v. Accuracy of language used
vi. Provision of support for understanding and using subject-specific vocabulary and expressions

Layout and illustration

i. Logical and consistent layout with appropriate use of space and margin for ease reading
ii. Illustrations facilitate students’ learning
iii. Appropriate separation into volumes / binding in loose-leaves
iv. Design facilitates the reuse of textbook
v. Appropriate print font size and type