Zen Khan


ZEN Professional Development

Founder of Education 1st Recruitment and Zen Professional Development, Zen Kahn has a proven track record delivering training for over 1000 teachers/school leaders in the last 18 months, in organisations such as Qatar Foundation, Victory heights, Foremarke, DESS and Ranches Primary school to name a few. As well as working with several schools for training & recruitment, Zen and her team have supported many schools with their school improvement/school inspection leading to an improvement in several areas of focus for the school. Zen has over 15 years experience, working as a Vice Principal in the UK and Internationally, she is a graduate of Sheffield University and holds an NPQSL , her expertise is in key policy writing, CPD, recruitment and leadership. Zen has first hand experience in training and talent acquisition which translated into Education 1st, ZEN PD and a solid team, ensuring recruitment and learning & development is done right first time. The ZEN PD team are a highly experienced team of leading education experts and are UAE and UK based. Having a track record, working with schools in the MENA region with training and support services.


Leadership stream

27 February 2020 | 15:30 - 16:00 | English | Best Practice-School Governance

The presentation will provide schools with an understanding of what constitutes best practices in school Governance. Based on the specific context of Private schools in Dubai, the speaker will provide key insights into what is school governance, roles and responsibilities of the school governor, the requirements for school Governance, the role of the private schools governing board, who can be a school governor and training support for school governors. The session will be interactive with an opportunity to ask any questions that you may have about school governance in the UAE