Ahmad Jibran is a research fellow at OISE, University of Toronto. He has experience of more than 10 years in school administration and non-governmental organizations. His research interests are educational technology and the hiring process of quality teachers.
Prerana Bhatnagar is a lawyer, an educator, and an international development practitioner with a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree from University of Toronto, specializing in Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Teacher Development within Comparative, International Education (CIE). She has worked on several cross-cultural educational programs for marginalized children and youth, including Teach for India and Artists Striving to End Poverty. Her teacher practice and research work focus on the use of art-based pedagogies, equity-centred principles, peace-building education, and experiential learning within the classroom.
Shahrman Khattak is a doctoral candidate at the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education, University of Toronto. Ms. Khattak holds an M. Ed in Higher Education from the same institute in Canada and an MBA in Human Resource Management from Pakistan. She has both teaching and administrative experience working in the education sector in Canada as well as Pakistan. She is an active member of multiple educational bodies / societies both in North America and back home. Her professional and research interests include program / policy evaluation, faculty and student development in higher education.
Shahidul Islam is leading a university consortium to develop a “Global Learning Metric” to complement the UN’s SDG#4. He has extensively worked for international aid agencies to ensure basic education with quality and equity in developing countries. His research focuses mainly on education policy and global governance.
Sarah Alam is a student researcher at University of Toronto, she is a Public Diplomacy Specialist and has led many projects on Higher Education, Youth Development, Entrepreneurship and Cultural Preservation. Her research focus is mainly on gender, labour and modern slavery.
Neelofar Ahmed is a second-year doctoral student in LHAE, ELP with a collaborative specialization in CIDE. She holds an M.Ed. from Brock University, Canada, besides having done MA and MBA from eminent Pakistani universities. Having extensive international transdisciplinary work experience, Ahmed is a team member of SSHRC (Canada) funded projects. She has presented at various national and international conferences, participated in three videos, and a webinar. Ahmed was interviewed at the Voice of America, Washington D.C. U.S.A., to discuss refugee students’ education in North America and Pakistan. Her scholarly contributions include book chapters, journal articles, research reports, and policy briefs.