· 2003: PhD. in Teacher Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Dissertation Topic: Learning English and learning to teach English: the case of two teachers of English in Pakistan.
Supervisor: Dr. Dennis Thiessen
· 1995: Certificate in Legal Literacy for Women, Women Studies Center, University of Peshawar.
· 1994: Certificate in “Training the Trainers in ELT”, The British Council Summer School, Cardiff, UK.
· 1989: MA in Applied Linguistics (with special reference to EFL), University of Durham, UK.
Dissertation Topic: Evaluation of EL syllabus a BA/B.Sc. level in the
N.W.F.P, Pakistan, in the light of learners’ needs: some suggestions for change.
Supervisor: Dr. Julian Edge.
· 1987: Diploma in the Teaching of English as an International Language, National Academy of Higher Education, University Grants Commission, Islamabad in collaboration with Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad.
· 1979: MA in English Literature, University of Peshawar.
· 1977: BA, Jinnah College for Women, University of Peshawar.
- Coordinator, Academic Support Unit AKU-IED (April 2005 to date)
- Head, Programmes, AKU-IED (January 2006 – June 2007)
- Acting Head Programmes, AKU-IED (April 2005 – January 2006)
- Assistant Professor, (2004 – Present)
- Senior Instructor, AKU-IED. (1997-2004)
- Assistant Professor, University of Peshawar (1991 – 1997)
- Lecturer, University of Peshawar (1980-1991)
2011: Developing research proposal about learning and teaching of English with SAHE, CQE.
2011: Academic Coordinator of Certificate in Education: teacher Education, AKS, Dhaka.
2011: Taught Teacher’s Professional Development module for Certificate in Education: PTEP, Dubai.
2011: Conducted a 5 day workshop Academic Writing Skills for Academic Papers and Reports at Institute of Education and Research, University of Peshawar under the auspicious of Pak-Norway Project.
2011: Conducted a 5 day workshop on Action Research for Directorate of Staff Development, Punjab, Research Network
2008: Developing a proposal for a course in Critical Thinking for teacher educators of Sindh, Pakistan.
2008: Supervising and leading a course for teacher educators with a focus on teaching of English and developing materials for the new curriculum of English for ED-LINKS (funded project of USAID).
2008: Conducted a Qualitative research course in the Certificate course Department for Educational Development, Aga Khan University.
2006: Conducted a one-day workshop on teaching of Lesson Plans in the Advanced Course in Teaching and Learning of Department for educational development, Aga Khan University.
2007: Invited Speaker in Al Jamiea tus Saifiyah in their teacherdevelopment workshop series. My presentation was on Microteaching.
During this time I worked as a part-time faculty in teaching at various levels. This included teaching Discourse Analysis and Microteaching on the post graduate diploma in Teaching English as an International Language a nine month long course for in-service teachers of Colleges and Universities across the country organized by National Academy of Higher Education, University Grants Commission, Islamabad.
Leading material development for teachers and teacher educators in Sindh in the area of English Language Teaching for an ED-LINKS project
Lead role in developing and supervising the institutional English Language Test for admission to M.Ed. and PhD. candidates.
Total teaching experience: Above 30 years
Scholarship of Teaching and Research Profile
1. Bashiruddin, A. (In Press) Auto/biographical Research in the South: a lived experience. In Halai, A and William, D. (Eds.) Research Methodologies of the South. Karachi, Oxford University Press.
2. Bashiruddin, A., Bana, Z., and Afridi, A. (In Press) (Eds.) Education in Pakistan: Learning from Research Partnership. Karachi, Oxford University Press.
3. Bashiruddin, A. and Retallick, J. (Eds.) (2008) Becoming a teacher in the developing world. A monograph. AKU-IED Publications.
4. Bashiruddin, A. (2007). Becoming a Teacher Educator: A Female Perspective. In Qureshi and Rarieya (Eds.) Gender and Education in Pakistan. Karachi, Oxford University Press. (This is one of the essential reading in the elective course in M.Ed. (Gender in Education).
5. Bashiruddin, A. (2009). Learning English and learning to teach English: the case of two teachers of English in Pakistan. In Mansoor, S., Sikandar, A., Hussain, N., Ahsan, N. (Eds.) Emerging issues in TEFL: Challenges for South Asia. Karachi, Oxford University Press.
6. Bashiruddin, A. (2004). My Story, My Identity: M.Ed. Course Participants narratives of becoming teachers.
7. Bashiruddin, A & Kunwar, A. (2004). Why some people become teachers. Dawn, Sunday September 5, 2004.
8. Bashiruddin, A. (1997) Getting started: Pre-writing activities. In Peshawar University Teachers Association Journal (PUTAJ), 51-62.
9. Bashiruddin, A. (1996). A case for microteaching. In Journal of Education and Research, Faculty of Education, University of Peshawar, 2(1), 25-32.
10. Bashiruddin, A. (1995). Syllabus design and learners needs. In Peshawar University Teachers Association Journal (PUTAJ), 43-57.
11. Bashiruddin, A. (1992). Roles and responsibilities in a learner-centered classroom. In Pakistan Journal of LANGUAGE, 2(1), 17-26.
12. Bashiruddin, A. (1992). Variations in Dicto-comp. In English Teaching Forum, 30(3), 44-47.
Bashiruddin, A. (2009). Empowering teachers of English to understand their teaching. In Hussain, N. Ahmad, A. and Zafar, M. (Eds.) English and Empowerment in the Developing World. Cambridge Scholars Publishing Ltd.
- Bashiruddin, A. (2011). Teachers’ Professional Development through Integrating ICT in English Language Education: a Case from Pakistan. In Pandian, A. Ismail, S.A.M. and Hiang, T. (Eds.) Teaching and Learning in Diverse Contexts: Issues and Approaches, Malaysia, School of Languages, Literacies and Translation, USM.
- Bashiruddin, A. (2007). Celebrating Teachers’ Voice. In Pandian, A. and Kell, M.(Eds.) Literacy: Diverse perspectives and pointers for practice. Serdang. Universiti Putra Malaysia Press.
5. Bashiruddin, A. (2006). Pakistani Teacher Educator’s Self Study of Teaching Self-Study Research. Studying Teacher Education, 2 (2) 201 – 212.
- Bashiruddin, A. (2002). Seasons of my learning. In J. Edge (Ed.) Continuing professional development. Some of our perspectives (pp.104-114). Kent: IATEFL Publications.
- Bashiruddin, A., Edge, J., and Pelegrin, E.H. (1990). Who speaks in Seminars? In British Studies in Applied Linguistics 5 (pp.74-84). The Center for Information and Research for British Association for Applied Linguistics.
- Bashiruddin, A. (2007). Narrative Inquiry in Practice: Possibilities and Challenges. In Multidisciplinary International Conference on Qualitative Research in Developing Countries: Opportunities and challenges 2006, November 3-4, Faculty of Arts, University of Karachi, Pakistan.
- Bashiruddin, A. (2007). Teaching Quality in Self-study research. In An International conference at Aga Khan University, Institute for Educational Development on Quality in Education. Teaching and leadership in Challenging Times 2006 (Vol. 1).
1. Bashiruddin, A. and Vazir, N. Professional Development Portfolio (PDP) as a Way of Professional Learning: A Case from Pakistan. In Professional Development in Education.
2. Bashiruddin,A. Reflections on Experiences of Translating Research Data. In The Qualitative Report.
3. Dayoub, R. and Bashiruddin, A. Exploring English language teachers’ professional development in developing countries: Cases from Syria and Pakistan. In Professional Development in Education.
1. Tajik, M.A., and Bashiruddin, (2006) A. An Evaluation of AKU-IED’s Initiatives for Capacity Building in Afghanistan, Syria and Tajikistan for Aga Khan University, Institute for Educational Development. Funded by AKU-IED.
2. Bashiruddin, A. Khan, N. Younus, H., Dayan, U. (2008). Teaching of Grammar: Beliefs and Practices of Teachers of English. Funded by Pak-Norway Project.
3. Bashiruddin, A. (2010) Constructing Narratives of Professional Development Through the perspectives of Teachers and Teacher Educators of English (Funded research study from ED-LINKS, Rs. 696,269)
4. Bashiruddin, A. (2010). Identity construction: A narrative inquiry of teachers’ of English in Pakistan. (research funded by Aga Khan University, University Research Council, Rs. 744,896)