Mrs. Saira Zaidi

    Head, IETC

  • Graduation from University of Karachi and Master in Teachers’ Education from Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad.
  • Did 4- year Course in Education from British Council FT, South Africa.
  • Attended several professional courses including Advanced Diploma in School Management from Aga Khan University, Institute of Educational Development in 2002 and Certificate in Education, Early Childhood Education & Development in 2003.
  • Did 8 research projects with Prof. Dr. Lois Martin including School Audit, star Project.
  • Received Principal of the Year Award from Intel Education in 2008-09 and Intel Appreciation Award in 2007-08. She also received Best Teacher Award from Karachi Cadet School in 1999.
  • Presented a paper on community development project in the first International Counseling and Education Conference held in Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Was School Coordinator (second in command) of Children Foundation Trust School, Karachi, before joining INFAQ Education & Training Centre in 2002.
  • Our Students—Our Pride
    CDSS is proud of the youth who have benefited from the learning facilities offered at the CDSS Township to become the agents of change for the community and their families. A brief description of some of our students is given as here under:Read more ›
  • Trip to NASA Space Camp
    As routine, I was checking my emails when some news from US Embassy stupefied me. It congratulated me and suggested to fill out a visa form. I was stunned and went directly to our principal, Ms. Sobia Alam. I requested her to allow me to sit in the computer lab for another hour so that […]
  • Success Stories
    From the Batch of 2013-14 following Six Students of Korangi Academy got admission on merit in NED University of Engineering & Technology for the Four Years BE Program: Read more ›
  • It’s never too late! IETC – Education for Girls
    INFAQ Education & Training Centre (IETC) was established in August 2003 with a purpose to train the teachers for Korangi Academy. As the Centre sailed through its journey it experienced avenues which could lead the challenging tasks that lay ahead. It found out that the environment existing in the community needed INFAQ’s attention and support […]
  • CDSS Website
    Today CDSS is launching its new website; www.cdss.org.pk. Our aim is to create an up-to-date web space for the CDSS project where all the project-related information and updates are gathered and updated on regular basis.Read more ›