Welcome to the BAICE e-forum, again! Today’s discussions are facilitated by Dr. Rafat Nabi, Director of Education, Aga Khan Foundation, Afghanistan.
Rafat works with the Aga Khan Foundation in Afghanistan as Director of Education. She is an educational development professional with over 30 years of extensive field and research based experience. The projects she has been involved in include teacher training, working nationally and internationally with governments, with civil society groups, with NGOs and donors particularly USAID, conducting research, monitoring and evaluation of the projects as well as documentation. She has conducted numerous evaluations and studies relating to schools, teachers’ training, assessment of students’ learning, reading and writing assessment in junior grades (Using and EGRA, EGMA and ASER techniques) and impact studies, etc. She co-authored a book with Professors Alan Rogers and Brian Street, which was published from the UK under the title “HIDDEN LITERACIES: Ethnographic studies of literacy and numeracy practices in Pakistan.” In recent years she has been attached to Cambridge University and Leeds University UK as a visiting fellow/scholar, conducting research on nomadic and marginalised groups of society in Afghanistan.
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