What we try to achieve is to bridge the gap between researchers and practitioners by making teachers capable of evaluating the impact of their teaching and conducting research in their own classrooms in order to improve student outcomes. We want to professionalize the profession and build capacity within the profession to learn and develop.
The Innovative Teaching Institute (ITI) is a non-profit organization owned by the Swedish International School operator NordicEd.
To develop world class teachers who are capable of evaluating the impact of their teaching and conducting research in their own classrooms in order to improve student learning outcomes.
To build teaching capacity and bridge the gap between researchers and practitioners by using validated educational research benchmarked to an international standard.
Upon delivering our services, we aim to ensure that your teachers are able to:
The Nordic Influence
Nordic International School is owned and operated by Swedish school developer and operator NordicEd, which operates 12 schools in Sweden. The Nordic countries are known to be amongst the best countries in the world in terms of education, entrepreneurship, economic competitiveness and quality of life. At Nordic International School in Lahore, we take advantage of our background and use effective teaching practices developed in the Nordic countries. Swedish teachers come to Lahore to train our teachers and we let our students collaborate and communicate with students from our Swedish sister schools.
Meet Our Team
After completing his Accounting and Finance degree from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Kamil completed his MBA from Sabanci University, Turkey. He was the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Founder of Strategize, a management consultancy and corporate training firm. He has also served as the Official Coordinator of the United Nations Global Compact for the Lahore, Pakistan Network and helped in the localization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) in Pakistan. Kamil strongly believes in the power of education to transform lives and societies. His vision for global change is contextualized education policies to empower the future generations and make the world a relatively better place.
After his graduation in 2013, his sharp business acumen has led him to contribute significantly to several organizations such as IBEX Global, Digital Globe Services, Pak-Qatar Takaful, Zameen.com, and startups such as Digital Studios FZE and Adrotize. Here, he developed Business Analytical Report, handled HR Consultancy, and oversaw Project Management.
In the past 5 years, Hassaan has devoted attention towards amalgamating his expertise with his passion for teaching. Since then, he has been teaching as a visiting lecturer in renown institutions such as Beaconhouse, LGS, SICAS, and FAST National University. Through this powerful combination and his vision for a better education system, he now continues to inspire his students as well as teachers to empower them as ambassadors of change. At ITI, he strengthens his commitment towards revamped teaching strategies geared towards student learning.
With a strong interest in research, Afnaan has engaged with several research projects that required extensive on field research. She recently presented her paper at Sadia Waheed Gender Initiative’ Colloquium at LUMS delving deeply into legislative and cultural issues surrounding transgender activism and gender fluidity in Pakistan. She has worked in NEPRA, Privatization Commission, Gallup Pakistan and most recently at Kaarvan Crafts, an organization that works for rural women development, which further integrated her professional experience with causes she has devoted herself to. Her commitment to a society that builds its foundations on empathy, compassion, and equality, is what brings Afnaan here as ITI’s Program Associate.