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Assistant Professor
Dr Syed Nasir Hussain
Dr. Syed Nasir Hussain graduated from Government College Sargodha, and obtained his master’s degree in History from University of Punjab. He got his B.Ed and M.Ed degrees from Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad.
He won a Gold Medal in his MPhil degree in Education from Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan. He completed his PhD in Education from University of Management and Technology Lahore in 2017.
He served in a public sector teaching training institute from 2011 to 2017. Later he started his job in Higher Education Department, Government of the Punjab as an Assistant Professor in Education.
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PhD (Education)


  1. Subject Specialist (Education), School Education Department, Punjab, 2011-2017
  2. Assistant Professor (Education), Higher Education Department, Punjab, 2017-2018
  3. Lecturer, ECE & ETED, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, 2018-2021
  4. Assistant Professor, ECE & ETED, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, 2021-date


  1. Hussain, S. N., Hameed, A., & Zulfqar, A. (2016). School-based management: Voices from government schools of Punjab. Journal of Managerial Sciences, 10(2), 239-247.
  2. Hussain, S. N., Zulfqar, A., & Hameed, A. (2018). School-parents communication as determinant of school selection in context of decreasing enrollments in government elementary schools. Journal of Elementary Education, 28(1), 13-23.
  3. Malik, M. A., Siddique, F., & Hussain, S. N. (2018). Exploring the development of social intelligence of students during university years. Pakistan Journal of Education, 35(1), 45-59.
  4. Hussain, S. N., Zulfqar, A., & Aziz, F. (2019). Analyzing stress coping strategies and approaches of school teacher. Pakistan Journal of Education, 36(1), 1-18.
  5. Zulfqar, A., & Hussain, S. N. (2019). Adaptation of technology in open distance learning: A case study of AIOU. Pakistan Journal of Distance and Online Learning, 5(1), 1-16.
  6. Zulfqar, A., Hussain, S. N., & Ahmed, S. (2019). Breaking through the glass ceiling: Leadership practices of women leaders in Higher Education. Global Regional Review, 4(2), 351-358.
  7. Zulfqar, A., Hussain, S. N., & Khawar, R. (2019). Developing handwriting skills of students at early childhood education level. Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences, 39(3), 827-835.
  8. Hussain, S. N., Zulfqar, A., & Shahzadi, U. (2019). Three-dimensional determinants of job stress among Pakistani school teachers. Sir Syed Journal of Education and Social Research, 2(2), 144-160.
  9. Zulfqar, A., Nawazish, M. K., & Hussain, S. N. (2019). The dynamics of language in national perspective: Can we ignore lingua franca? Journal of Research (Urdu), 35(2), 154-181.
  10. Shahzadi, U., Hussain, S. N., & Zulfqar, A. (2020). DREEM inventory: Investigating learning environment of pre-service teacher education programs. Pakistan Social Sciences Review, 4(1), 345-356.
  11. Hussain, S. N., & Zulfqar, A., & Khalid, M. (2020). Measuring what matter: Are government schools supporting learning? Investigating physical and psychosocial perspectives. Journal of Educational Sciences and Research, 7(1), 48-62.
  12. Hussain, S. N., & Zulfqar, A., Choudhry, L., & Siddique, F. (2015). Instructional leadership: Perceptions and practices of government school head teachers. Journal of Educational Sciences and Research, 2(2), 54-70.
  13. Shahzadi, U., Hussain, S. N., & Jamil, M. (2021). Assessing the critical thinking skills of students at higher secondary level. Review of Education, Administration and Law, 4(2), 451-462.
  14. Zulfqar, A., Hussain, S. N., & Aziz, F. (2021). Vocabulary acquisition through systematic instructional strategies at early grades. Journal of Elementary Education, 31(1), 1-16.

Project, Research Interests

  1. Early Childhood Care and Education
  2. Use of Technology in ECCE
  3. The Digital Child
  4. Online / Blended Learning


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.