Shah Alam


Name: Shah Alam
Organization: Room to Read
Title: Director - Literacy Program
I have been working in the education sector in Bangladesh for last 22 years. I worked for BRAC, Save the Children, Plan International, Sesame Street Bangladesh Project and currently working for Room to Read Bangadesh as Director - Literacy Programs. I have studied education at post gradute level and earned the degrees of BEd and MEd from the University of Dhaka. I also studied Master of Develeopment Studies at the Esat West University, Dhaka. Studied in the Netherlands for certificate program on General and Strategic Management. I attended different educational training, workshops and seminars at home and abroad. As an education professional I have been involved in developing educational materials including text books for early grades, storybooks for children, games and puzzles for early graders and different training resources.

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Room to Read works to develop literacy skills and reading habit among primary school children, & support girls to complete secondary education with life-skills