Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content


Principals’ Conference 2017

Lifelong Learning Systems

October 11, 2017
8:50 am-4:15 pm | Karachi

Aga Khan University Examination Board

Image credit:


About The Conference

The thought process behind this event envisions the Conference as an opportunity for school heads across the nation to meet and reflect on shared experiences. Gaining perspective on the unique circumstances and challenges can help shape the future of educational direction for many institutions.


This year, the Conference’s theme centres on a significant topic: Lifelong Learning Systems, highlighting the importance of teaching and learning skills with a lifelong learning approach.  


Aga Khan University Examination Board (AKU-EB) believes that learning is a continuous process that does not end when formal education concludes. The task at hand, therefore, is for participants to ask themselves how to best incorporate such systems within the existing educational matrices.



08:50 am - Registration


09:15 am - Tilawat


09:25 am - Welcome Address - Dr Shehzad Jeeva, Director, AKU-EB


09:40 am - Keynote Address - Is Inspirational Pedagogy the Key to Preparing Children for Lifelong Learning? - Eithne Gallagher, Educational Consultant, Oxford University Press


10:30 am - Poster Presentations and Tea


11:15 am - The Ripple Effect of Leadership – Farhad Karamally, Consultant and Facilitator


12:00 pm - Call for Abstracts

1hr Session: Each presenter will present for 20 minutes followed by Q&A for 10 minutes


Sumbul Hall

1. Teacher Training on Circle Theorem and its Impact on Students’ Performance in High Stake Examination by Ali A Bijani

2. Attending Group Dynamics: Enhancing Student Engagement in an Undergraduate Communication Course by Zunaira Nadeem


Ball Room

1. Formative Assessment in the Primary School: A Bold Reform in the Classroom by Nargis Alavi

2. Korangi Academy - A Case Study by Captain (Retd) Muhammad Zahoor


BCJ Hall

1. Inquiry as a Dynamic Teaching Learning Approach in Science Classroom by Shaista Abid

2. Transformative Leadership Practices and Implementing Effective Monitoring System for Students and Teachers to Achieve Good Results at Maryam Girls Higher Secondary School by Amber Saboohi 


01:00 pm - Lunch


02:00 pm - Educators as Change Agents

An exchange of innovative ideas by the following speakers:

Sabina Khatri, Director, Kiran Foundation

Afaque Riaz Ahmed, Founder and President, Karachi Institute of Technology and Entrepreneurship (KITE)

Aamna Pasha, Associate Director, Teacher Development, AKU-EB 


03:00 pm - Panel Discussion: Education for all – Vision 2030

Panellists: Abbas Rashid, Executive Director, Society for the Advancement of Education (SAHE)

Dr Sajid Ali, Associate Professor and Head Graduate Programmes, AKU-IED

Sana F Mahmood, Advisor, Academic Strategy, Office of the Provost, Aga Khan University 

Baela Raza Jamil, CEO, Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA), Centre for Education and Consciousness

Moderator: Irfan Muzaffar, Technical Director, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Education Support Programme


04:00pm - Closing Remarks - Ameena Saiyid, Managing Director, Oxford University Press


4:15pm - Networking Tea


Who Should Attend?

Principals, Vice Principals, Board Members, Head Teachers/ Senior Teachers, School Administrators, Directors and Owners

How to Register?

Please complete the registration form and send it to the following address along with a Pay Order/ Bank Draft in favour of ‘Aga Khan University’.


Aga Khan University Examination Board

Block - C, IED-PDC, 1-5/ B-VII

Federal B Area, Karimabad, P.O. Box 13688

Karachi 75950, Pakistan

Tel: +92 21 3682 7011-8

Registration Deadline: September 27, 2017

Registration fee: Rs 2,000 per participant

(A maximum of 5 participants can register per school/ campus)

Members of AKU-EB Principals’ Network will be offered discount.


Movenpick Hotel


Ms Khulood Mazhar

Tel: +92 21 3682 7011-8

Cell: +92 302 8289 333