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Dr Rukhsana Durani
I am working as a regular faculty member in department of Early childhood education & elementary teacher education from March 2011 (up till now) of Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad.
I have been worked in different projects of both primary and elementary level of education, teachers training and training of ECCE practitioners.
Developed numerous programs of primary and elementary education, reports of projects, author of many research articles and units of books, supervised and review many thesis and research articles, reviewer of numerous national research journals.


PhD (Education)


11.5 years


  • Analysis of Competencies of Female Teachers Regarding Assessment Techniques in Teacher Education.
  • Experiencing Higher Education by Afghan Refugees: A Case study from Pakistan.
  • Perceptions of Teacher Educators about Integration of (ESD) in Elementary Teachers Education Program.
  • Mentoring for Professional Development: Experiences of University Faculty.
  • Knowledge Management Practices at University Level in Pakistan .
  • Online Teaching at ECE: Perspectives of Early Childhood Educators.
  • Teaching Effectiveness: A University Students’ Perspective.

Project, Research Interests

I have been worked in projects of educating marginalized segment of population especially

worked on girls’ education. The project which I have worked were to developed the curriculum

and courses for primary education, elementary education, adult education and skill education for

drop out learners and girls’ education. Teachers training and evaluation and monitoring of the

learners’ centers were the part of these projects. I have researches on Education for Sustainable

Development which is one of the core areas of my interest in research. I am interested in

community education, community participation in education, Early childhood development,

parenting in ECCE, community engagement for ECCE, curriculum development, ESD and



The Allama Iqbal Open University was established in May, 1974, with the main objectives of providing educational opportunities to masses and to those who cannot leave their homes and jobs. During all these past years, the University has more than fulfilled this promise.