Where in the West a student considers it the norm to have a fully equipped laboratories for science periods and computers available for ICT lessons, it is not a given in all the schools in the developing countries of the World.
Posted on Tue, 2013-11-19 23:12
Sajida Hassan Abdul Hussien was awarded her PhD in ‘An Epidemiological Study of Mental Health Problems among 5 to 11 year old children in Karachi, Pakistan.
She is the research associate and Principal investigator for the Hussaini Foundation, a registered NGO in Karachi, Pakistan.
Her projects involve school based teachers training for mental health problems in children and she is responsible for preparing training package including: Manual development, handbook for teachers, evaluation tools, training of trainers, supervising the research data collection / data entry by team members. Research progress reports, conference presentations and journal paper publications.
Her PhD study has been published in international journal of mental health 2012 and can be found here. This study has also been nominated as one of the three best internationally presented based studies at the 2009 Young student Researcher Competition, held at the University of Leicester, UK.
To find out more about Sister Sajida please visit www.cdp-hf.org. This is the web-link for the Child Development Programme under Hussaini Foundation.
The World Federation’s Education objective is to empower the Khoja community with the ability to improve their quality of life and this is achieved through Higher Education. Our goal is to enable growth and progress through education, creating a generation of skilled individuals who will work together to improve and strengthen their communities.
Over the past few years, European universities have a much preferred choice for students, to such an extent that up to a third of British students are considering overseas study, reported the British Council earlier this year.