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Gillian Rodrigues


PhD in progress (AKU-IED, Karachi), MPhil Education (AKU-IED, Karachi), MEd (UoK, Karachi), MEd (ACU), M.A General History (UoK, Karachi), B.Ed. (UoK, Karachi), IGCE (ACU), BA (UoK, Karachi)

Gillian Rodrigues is a Faculty at NDIE. She currently serves as Coordinator of the Continuous Professional Development courses at NDIE. Her responsibilities within this capacity are to liaise with schools and other educational institutions for the purpose of identifying their professional development needs in context. She also conducts as well as organizes sessions that address the professional development needs of schools/institutions. She has also been engaged in developing teachers for whole school improvement programmes and conducts professional development courses for teachers of cooperating schools. Her teaching responsibilities are primarily with the B.Ed (H) programmes and include Teaching of English (Pedagogy), Technical Writing, Critical Thinking and Reflective Practices, Inclusive Education, Classroom Assessment, Action Research and Academic Writing She has contributed to the development of the English Textbook of the Sindh Textbook Board as well as works on the Assessment Framework for the National Curriculum for primary and middle school levels. Gillian has served as a freelance editor at AKU-IED. Moreover, she has served as Joint Secretary in the executive committee of the Pakistan Association for Research in Education (PARE). Her research interests include Education for All, Gender Equity and Equality, Equitable Educational Policies and Practices, English Language Teaching. Gillian also works as editor for the biannual publication of the NDIE newsletter. Currently she also serves as a facilitator for the Aga Khan University’s Women’s Leadership Academy. She is a doctoral scholar at the Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development.