Bushra Afreen

Head of Secondary & Sixth Form

Bushra Afreen is a passionate and dedicated educator, leader, trainer, and school inspector known for her empathetic approach and commitment to empowering staff and students. She is currently pursuing her NPQH (National Professional Qualification for Headship) from the Best Practice Network in the UK. Ms.Afreen has earned recognition for her exceptional contributions in education and holds prestigious roles as T4 Education-UAE Lead Country Ambassador, Teach SDGs and Teach Better Ambassador, UNSDN-Global Schools Advocate, TAG-Climate Action Project Facilitator, and a NATGeo Certified Educator.Her focus is on supporting Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and achieving Agenda 2030 through curriculum integration and education for refugee children. In her leadership roles as Head of Academics and Head of Secondary, she has been acknowledged for her innovative efforts in improving learning outcomes and empowering staff through enhanced teaching practices. Notably, she received the HP Idea Fellowship on Innovation in Education for introducing “Gratitude as a Pedagogy” and creating the “Wheel of Inquiry” assessment tool. Her collaboration on the 4F classroom model led to her previous school’s recognition in the T4 Education-World Best School Prizes for Innovation.
Beyond her school environment, Ms.Afreen serves as a Cambridge Advisory member of the Take Action Global-Cambridge group, actively working towards integrating Climate Education into the Cambridge Curriculum. With her passion for education, leadership skills, and dedication to positive change, Ms.Afreen, looks forward to making a difference in the education landscape and working with the staff and students of SIPS.
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