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Louise Ruskin
Early Years Programme Manager , Ta'allum Training and Education Group
Doha, Qatar
Education specialist with 18 years overseas experience. Strategic planning, project management, teacher training and coaching, leadership. ECD and Primary years expertise. Training for education in fragile contexts with UNICEF/INEE/ZIF/International Alert. Available for short or long term contracts from August 2012.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Social, Education, Gender, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
-20 years experience working in Early Childhood Development; 11 years leading and managing Early Childhood Provisions, 18 years in international settings.
- Extensive experience in training para-professionals, devising training and development programmes that are cultrually and linguistically appropriate and in line with National Standards.
- Strategic planning; participation and design at corperate and school level.
- Acting in an advisory role for Heads and Principals within a group of schools.
MA Education and International Development 2007-2009
Institute of Education, University of London

UNESCO ‘Regional Conference on Early Childhood Care and Development in the Arab States’ – Damascus, Syria
20th – 22nd September 2010
Presented M.A dissertation: ‘Exploring the effectiveness of Child Friendly Spaces in providing Early Childhood Interventions for 3-6 year olds in fragile situations.’

B.Ed (Hons) Anglia University 1986 - 1990

Affiliations and Achievements:
- UNICEF - Master Trainer Early Childhood Development in Emergencies – New York, USA August 2011
- Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) – Training of Trainers on Minimum Standards – Doha, Qatar April 2011
- Centre for International Peace Operations (ZIF) - Specialisation Course on Project Cycle Management – Berlin, Germany November 2008
- International Alert – ‘Core Skills for Working in Conflict’ –London, UK July 2008

Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities
  • Internships / Fellowships

    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Turkish
    United Kingdom
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