Bushra Nasir’s education started on the floor of a school in Pakistan. Five decades later, she leads an academy trust serving disadvantaged pupils
— Read on www.tes.com/news/meet-uks-first-female-muslim-secondary-headteacher
This is a fascinating story of teacher’s journey from the floor of a school in Pakistan to the roof of education in the U.K. It’s amazing to see how barriers, both societal and cultural barriers didn’t hinder but drive a passion to be the best.
Pakistani Muslim women in England and Wales have amongst the highest inactivity rates in the workforce. This was true then and is still true today. How do we make this story less extraordinary? Why are we decades on still fighting for the playing field to be level? Can cultural barriers be overcome?
Please take the time to read this article.