FDE

Asif Iqbal Khan

Deputy Director General

051-9261899

UAN: 111-FDE-MOE Ext:116

Academic / Professional Milestones

Academic Achievements:

  • Masters in Educational Leadership and Management (University of Sydney)
  • An AusAID Scholar and Hubert Humphrey Fellow in Educational Policy, planning and Administration from University of Vanderbilt USA

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Overall, In-Charge / Head of Operations/ Policy in Federal Directorate of Education and its 424 allied educational institutions in the capital territory
  • Responsible for Educational leadership, Management and Administration of Federal Directorate of Education Islamabad and its allied institutions
  • Implementation of Policy, plans and programs in education sector assigned by the Federal Government in Islamabad capital territory
  • Maintain Collaboration/ public private partnerships and Liaison with International development partners, NGOs and Community based Organizations at National and local level for improving the quality of Education and Sustainable Development Goals
  • Responsible to provide conducive learning environment through provision of allied facilities, provision of free books, conduct of Examinations, Recruitment training and professional development of HR (teaching and non-teaching staff) provision of physical infrastructure/ facilities to impart free and quality education to the children of Islamabad capital territory
  • Briefing to the higher authorities including National Assembly and Senate on policy issues or any other official duty assigned by Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training / Federal Government

Career Progression

Professional Experience/ Current Position:

Deputy Director General Education (Islamabad)

  • Overall, In-Charge / Head of Operations/ Policy in Federal Directorate of Education and its 424 allied educational institutions in the capital territory
  • Responsible for Educational leadership, Management and Administration of Federal Directorate of Education Islamabad and its allied institutions
  • Implementation of Policy, plans and programs in education sector assigned by the Federal Government in Islamabad capital territory
  • Maintain Collaboration/ public private partnerships and Liaison with International development partners, NGOs and Community based Organizations at National and local level for improving the quality of Education and Sustainable Development Goals
  • Responsible to provide conducive learning environment, development of curriculum, provision of free books, conduct of Examinations, Recruitment training and professional development of HR (teaching and non-teaching staff) provision of physical infrastructure/ facilities to impart free and quality education to the children of Islamabad capital territory
  • Briefing to the higher authorities including National Assembly and Senate on policy issues or any other official duty assigned by Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training / Federal Government

Previous Professional Experience and Positions held: (2013-2021)

Director (Research and Development)

  • Public-Private Partnership initiatives, Letters of understanding and agreements with stakeholders and Partners
  • Collaboration with Development Partners, NGOs, National and International organizations to design, implement and Evaluate the Education development interventions for improving quality of education/ Sustainable development goals
  • Provision of missing facilities for educational institutions and monitoring of Development projects
  • Project proposals and Evaluation report writing
  • Plan and Conduct of Sports and co-curricular activities for value addition to learning
  • Training and Professional Development of HR through Capacity building programs
  • Design and implement a training plan/calendar of activities

Director (Admin & Services) (2010-2021) Additional charge responsibility

  • Over all administration of FDE HQ & all the non-teaching employees working in FDE & all the Educational Institutions in ICT.
  • Recruitment/Posting of all the non-teaching employees
  • Institutional management including monitoring & evaluation of Human Resource
  • Office Management, processing of official business under the laid down rules, procedures and policy
  • Correspondence and coordination with the outer organizations and agencies
  • Writing ACRs and performance appraisal reports
  • Pension, Promotion, Leave cases of HR
  • Procurement, Transport Management and Coordination

Initiatives and Achievments

Projects/ Special interventions successfully completed:  

  • Pakistan Reading Project under USAID 2013-19
  • Broad Class Listen to Learn FM power 99 for language, literacy and civic education 2014-15
  • National Strategic Plan on Water, Sanitation & Hygiene in public sector schools with UNICEF 2016
  • 1001-Nights interactive story telling program for language, literacy and critical thinking among students in collaboration with Children Global Network Pakistan
  • Lok Virsa Craft of the Month Program 2016-17 for promoting cultural heritage, arts and crafts skills among young children
  • Connecting Classroom Program (School Leadership) under British Council
  • School Safety Program with British council and National Disaster Management Authority & Pakistan Red Crescent Society
  • Jazz Smart School Program, Establishing digital and blended learning labs
  • Universal Services Fund, Establishment of Computer labs/digital innovation program
  • The Asia Foundation, Establishment of model digital libraries and strengthening of existing Libraries project
  • American Board Certification Teacher Excellence (ABCTE), online teaching certification for teachers and Principals during Covid-19

Current Projects and Partnerships with Development Partners:

  • British Council Core skills Program for teachers and School leadership Program for head teachers in Pakistan
  • ISA British Council Connecting Classroom Program
  • Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Healthy Tax Culture and Awareness Program
  • National Highway & Motorway Police (NHMP) Traffic Education Program
  • Development in Literacy (DIL) Establishment of Reading Corners Program
  • Pakistan Alliance for Girls Education (PAGE) School Improvement Program
  • Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Youth Development and school safety
  • National Vocational for Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC)
  • World wide Fund for Wild Life Environment Education & Eco internship Program
  • Social Safety Program with Pakistan Girl Guides Association (PGGA)
  • Provision of highly skilled Education Fellows by Teach for Pakistan (TFP)
  • Water Aid Health girls’ friendly toilets (MHM) Clean and Green Pakistan Movement (CGPM)
  • Hygiene and Behaviour Change Coalition (HBCC) with BEDARI Covid-19 Prevention and Support Program
  • Promoting High Quality Health Care through Use of Technology and Telemedicine supported by doctHERs’/SMART CLINICS
  • Sight Savers Health eye screening in all schools under FDE (5-18 years)