Naveed Iqbal


GEMS Metropole School

Naveed Iqbal is an inspirational leader who is respected as a credible voice in decision making, school set ups, and establishing efficient and effective schools which aim to achieve educational excellence overtime. He is now part of a strong team spearheading major strategic shifts in Education by introducing schools which provide a very unique kind of education which is new to Dubai.   As a life-long learner, Naveed believes academic enhancement is critical to leadership and with this in mind has completed his M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from the University of Nottingham and looking forward to starting the EdD. He is a UK Head Teacher with the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH).  



Leadership stream

26 February 2020 | 15:00 - 15:30 | Preparing Our Leadership Self

This talk will discuss the importance of thinking about oneself as leaders, putting your emotional wellbeing at the heart of your work, and ensuring you are able to lead and not burnout.  Nav Iqbal will share some personal examples of burnout as a school leader and if and how he was able to overcome them in his practice, as well as some techniques to help support leadership wellbeing.