Alumni Profiles

Maryam Bukhari

Organization Information

I have served on different projects & programs of National and International Organizations for building the capacity of teachers, mobilizers, community and other stakeholders of Formal Education and Literacy & Non-Formal Basic Education.
I am a strong believer of building partnerships among different actors including CSOs / NGOs, public and private sectors to generate platforms where expertise and capacities are mingled to bring about drastic changes in public sector institutions in relation to quality, quantity and improved system functions. I extended support to Punjab Literacy Department in developing a handbook for planning implementation, monitoring & evaluation program and prepared different training manuals and assessment strategies.

Describe the work that you do in your role

• To develop an institute for teachers’ training
• To visit PAF schools for mentoring and on-site support

• To build the capacity of teaching staff of special schools of PAFWA and Punjab Govt.
• To prepare new modules
• To conduct Trainings
• To improve the quality education• To review previous modules
• To develop new modules on life skills, business skills, Kitchen gardening, beautician, embroidery and stitching, jewelry making
• To conduct TOT
• To conduct training on life skills in shelter home• To develop a system for continuous professional development of L&NFBED staff and Project Staff.
• To develop a centralized and standardized mechanism for final assessment of Adult Literacy and Non Formal Basic Education Learners
• To develop training tools and performs
• Review existing manuals and modules for training
• To develop a resource pool for trainings
• To build the capacity of field staff for continuous process of training and assessment
• Form a working group of training
• Coordinate with UNESCO, UNICEF and JICA and other stake holders
• Prepare training plans in clusters
• Assist to conduct seminars
• Support other projects to ensure quality education

Indicate previous experience and/or areas of career proficiency/achievenments

Curriculum Development
Organize seminars and workshops
Conduct TNA

Describe your success in your professional life and achievements

Digitized videos on Mobile literacy
Conducted TNA of all Non formal teachers
Established Teachers' Training Institute
Developed Continuous Professional Development mechanism
Introduced a consultancy program for children with special needs
Supported my department to establish vocational centers and education centers.

Write your activities and achievement if you were member of any club or society in UMT?

Unfortunately, I could not take a membership of any club.

What do you remember about your time in ILM / IMT /UMT?

I will keep remembering it as the best part and best opportunity in my life. I feel so elevated to be a graduated from this prestigious university. I also want to complete my Ph.D.. from here. I will also recommend others to be the part of this.