The World Education Research Association (WERA) has appointed Dr Nelofer Halai, Professor Emerita, as a member of its mentoring committee for a period of two years. The committee serves as an advisory body to WERA's mentoring programme for education researchers.
Professor Halai, has been a leading advocate for improving science education in schools in Pakistan. During her tenure at AKU-IED, she taught science education and research courses in the MEd, MPhil and PhD programmes and spearheaded the Institute’s research work in science education. As the programme lead, Professor Halai played an instrumental role in developing IED’s PhD programme in collaboration with international partner universities.