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Mrs Bushra Nasir


External Member of Council


Mrs Bushra Nasir is an experienced educationalist. She was the first female Muslim Head Teacher of a state secondary school. She is a trained Head Teacher mentor, School Improvement Partner and Advisor to governors for Head Teacher appraisal.

She is co-author of a book entitled 'Breaking stereotypes.' She has been a keynote speaker at a number of national educational conferences. In 2012, Mrs Nasir was awarded Head Teacher of the year by the Times Educational Supplement.  She has received a number of recognitions and awards including a CBE, Asian Professional Woman of the Year, Muslim News award for Faith into Action, Windrush award for Educational High Flier, Honorary Doctorate from University of East London and a Fellowship from QMUL.

Currently she mentors 5 Head Teachers and supports a number of schools as a School Improvement Partner. She is a Council member of QMUL, board member of Mosaic (one of the Prince's charities) and is the Chair of the Education committee of the Migration Museum Project.


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