Faculty Profile

Dr. Ali Nawab

Assistant Professor

Contact Member

E-mail : ali.nawab@iba-suk.edu.pk
Office Extension : 4239


Dr Ali Nawab has around 16 years experience of working with renowned national and international organizations and institutes in various capacities such as Faculty at Aga Khan University, Teacher Educator at Aga Khan Education Service, Principal at Army Public School and IBA Public School and Academic Teacher at Flinders University South Australia. Working in these capacities, Dr Ali Nawab has vast experience of designing and implementing capacity building programs for teachers and schools, leading and managing educational institutes, evaluating management and teaching practices in schools as external evaluator, teaching young and adult learners and supervising research projects of students. He has been awarded with Distinction Award in Research as well as Outstanding Teacher Award by Aga Khan University and Horizon Award by Flinders University, Australia in recognition of continuing professional development. Dr Nawab has published numerous articles in peer reviewed international journals as well as book chapters. He is also working as an Associate Editor with a local education journal and as a reviewer with many international journals. His research interest include professional learning, organizational learning, school improvement and educational leadership and management.


Degree From Major Year
PhD Flinders University, College of Education, Australia Education 2014-2018
MA English University of Peshawar, Pakistan English Literature 1998-2000
MEd Aga Khan University, Pakistan Educational Leadership & Management, 2007-2009
MEd Allama Iqbal Open University, Pakistan Teacher Education, 2003-2005
BEd Allama Iqbal Open University Teaching of English 2000-2002
Bachelor of Library & Information Science University of Peshawar Library & Information Science 1997


# Title Author(s)
1 If there is nothing else there is teaching: professional identity of preservice teachers Nawab , Ali
Zada , Khan
2 Are school leaders working as instructional leaders? Exploration of school leadership practices in rural Pakistan Noor , Tooba
Nawab , Ali
3 Teachers’ perceptions and experience of the new dimensions of the revised science textbooks at primary Ali , Aqila
Nawab , Ali
4 Coordination in Planning and Implementing Professional Development Programs for Teachers: A Much-needed Component in Rural Areas Nawab , Ali
Sharar , Tajuddin
5 Contextual factors influencing professional development of teachers Nawab , Ali
Bissaker , Kerry
6 Unrecognized contradictions are opportunities lost: Refocusing attention for learning Nawab , Ali
Kumari , Roshni
Babur , Muhammad
7 ‘Satiating Hunger with Water’: Perceived Features of Professional Development for Teachers in Rural Pakistan Nawab , Ali
Nasima , Zainulabidin
8 Leadership practices of school principal through a distributed leadership lens: a case study of a secondary school in urban Pakistan Nawab , Ali
Asad , Muhammad Mujtaba
9 Trends in professional development of teachers: Importance of recongnizing context Nawab , Ali
Bissaker , Kerry
Datoo , Al Karim
10 Perceptions of key stakeholders on professional development of teachers in rural Pakistan Nawab , Ali
11 Using action research to initiate school-based teacher development activities: Insights from Northern Sindh Pakistan Nawab , Ali
12 Monitoring and accountability in professional development of teachers in rural Pakistan Nawab , Ali
13 Promoting Peace and Pluralism in the Rural, Mountainous Region of Chitral, Pakistan Afzal Tajik , Mir
Nawab , Ali
Wali Khan , Abdul
14 The Power of an Effective Community in Creating Networked Researchers: Outcomes beyond a Thesis Bissaker , Kerry
Nawab , Ali
15 The possibilities and challenges of multi grade teaching in Rural Pakistan Nawab , Ali
Rahim Baig , Salima
16 Exploring leadership practices in the rural context of a developing country Nawab , Ali
17 Workplace learning in Pakistani schools: Myth or reality Nawab , Ali
18 The informal learning approaches of teachers in a secondary school in Pakistan Nawab , Ali
19 The patterns of organisational learning in a private secondary school in rural Pakistan Nawab , Ali
20 What difference could in-service training make? Insights from a public school in Pakistan Nawab , Ali
21 Is it the way to teach language the way we teach language? English language teaching in rural Pakistan Nawab , Ali
22 Teachers’ perceived teacher leadership practices: A case of private secondary schools in Lahore, Pakistan Sharar , Tajuddin
Nawab , Ali


# Title Year
1 School Cluster Heads' Training Program 2020
2 Multi-input area development 2020
3 School Improvement in multigrade situation 2020
4 Role of Civil Society Institutions in promoting peace in pluralism in District Chitral 2020


# Title Organization Year
1 Distinction Award in Research Aga Khan University 2009
2 Outstanding Teacher Award Aga Khan University 2013
3 Horizon Award Flinders University Australia 2016