Name: Dr. Farhana Khurshid
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Education
Qualification: PhD in ICT in Education 2015
King’s College London, UK
PhD level course work 2007
Fatima Jinnah Women university, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Masters Degree in Science Education 1987
Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan
B.Sc. Degree with Chemistry, Botany, & Zoology
Lahore College for Women, Lahore, Pakistan
Phone: +92-51-9292900 (199)
Status: On Job
Dr. Farhana Khurshid

Professional Experience


    Khurshid, F., Wani, K. (2008) Training teachers for integrating technology into teaching: A need of time. Journal of Research and reflections in Education, 2(1), p 1-12

    Khurshid, F. (2006) Gendered conflict and violence. Biannual journal of Gender and Social Issues, 5(1-2).


    Qualitative and Quantitative Research
    ICT in Education, e-learning, Online learning

    Educational Technology


    HEC best teacher award for the year 2006


Paper presented and conferences attended

  • Paper titled, ‘Learners experiences of use of wiki for online collaboration in virtual learning environment: a qualitative inquiry, presented in ‘3rd e-Learning and Distance Education Conference’ held in March 14-15, 2016, at the Virtual University of Pakistan, Lahore.
  • Paper titled, ‘Use of wiki for online collaboration: Learner experiences of group work in distance learning environment of a virtual university’ presented in ‘International Conference on Research and Practices in Education’ held in February 2-3, 2016, at the Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad.
  • Paper presented in 1st International Conference on Theory and Practice (ICTP-2015), held on 5-6 December, 2015, in Adelaide, South Australia.
  • Presented my research in Technology Mediated Learning (TML) seminar, at King’s College London, 2013.
  • Paper presented at 10th IFIP,WCCE (World Conference for Computing Education),  In July 2013, Torun, Poland.
  • Presented a paper titled, “Disaster Preparedness Activities in the Educational Institutions” in the International Conference on Disaster management organized by Surgeon General DGMS(IS) Pakistan Armed Forces, held from 12-14 January, 2007 at Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Presented a paper titled, “Integrating Technology into teaching: Changing classroom from teacher centered to learner centered” in a National Conference on: Changing role of teacher in the era of Globalization” organized by Institute of Education and research, Punjab University, Lahore, 16-17 April 2007.
  • Presented paper titled, “Training teachers for integrating technology into teaching: A need of time” in 1st International Conference arranged the University of Education, Lahore, 5-6 November, 2007.
  • Attended conference on “Education” organized by Ali Institute of Education, Lahore, Oct 2000.
  • Attended three days International Social Sciences Conference “Social Sciences: Endangered and Engendered”  held in December 10-12, 2004, organized by Fatima Jinnah Women University in collaboration with Higher Education Commission, Pakistan.
  • Attended second annual two days social science conference at LUMS June 6-7, 2006.
  • Attended three days National Conference on, “Professional development of teachers in higher education” from 16-18 January 2007, arranged by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, Islamabad.
  • Attended two days conference on “English language teaching and learning in Pakistan: Issues and development” held on October1-2, 2005, organized by Fatima Jinnah Women University in collaboration with Higher Education Commission, Pakistan.


Workshops attended

  • Attended four days workshop conducted by Dr. Ann Marlow Riedling, Professor of Education, USA, in September, 2015, on the following topics:

a. Information literacy and computer search strategies

  • b. Plagiarism and developing libraries/education for the 21st century
  • c. Second Life: its uses in teaching and learning
  • Attended six days professional development workshop conducted by Professor Dr. Sharps Donald, USA, in March 2015.
  • Six days workshop on “Training of Trainers-TOT, on foundation module- 1&2 workshop and semester orientation with universities” organized by USAID Pakistan reading project, 7-12 July, 2014.
  • Workshop on “Women in Leadership and Management in Higher Education: Developing a regional group of key women trainers” October 28-November 7, 2007, at the Fatima Jinnah Women University, in collaboration with ACU and Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.
  • Completed Professional Development and Capacity Building Course Organized by University Putra Malaysia (Centre for Extension, Entrepreneurship and Professional Advancement (APEEC) 20-21 August 2007. Faculty of Engineering University Putra Malaysia, Serdand, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia   
  • Two days International workshop on “Women in higher education management” held on 4-5 January, 2007, organized by Fatima Jinnah Women University in collaboration with Swedish Association of universities & Colleges, Sweden.
  • Two days workshop on “Women in higher education Leadership & management” held on October 3-4 2005, organized by Fatima Jinnah Women University, in collaboration with Institute of Education, University of London, UK.
  • Two days workshop on Canadian Studies, Feb 23-24, 2004, organized by Fatima Jinnah Women University in collaboration with Canadian High Commission in Pakistan.
  • Two days workshop on “Drama in Education” organized by British Council, 24-25 January, 2001.
  • Six days workshop on “Preparation of Low cost equipment for effective teaching” organized by German experts, Punjab University, Lahore.

Workshops Conducted

  • Conducted series of workshops as resource person on the “Use of ICT into teaching of Science, Mathametics, Physics, Chemistry, and social studies” to master trainers of Federal Government secondary schools, at the Federal Directorate, Rawalpindi, from Januray-April, 2015.
  • Conducted four days training workshop as resource person, on ‘Active learning’ to the Faculty of Fatima Jinnah Women University, from 15-18 September, 2014, in continuation of USAID Pakistan Reading Project. 
  • Member of the management Committee of “Regional Workshop on Women in higher Education Management” held at the Fatima Jinnah Women University, 16-21, November 2002.
  • Conducted workshop on “Teaching Methods”  in third national conference on Education’ held at Ali Institute of Education, Lahore, 1-3, November 2002.
Coordinated in conducting a workshop on “Gender Sensitization” at Sehala Police Training College, 24-25, June 2002.


    Member of research team for a research project on “Practices of adult female literacy in Pakistan” funded by UNESCO