LUMS Syed Ahsan Ali and Syed Maratib Ali School of Education signs an MoU with Lahore Biennale Foundation
On 9th March 2023, LUMS Syed Ahsan Ali and Syed Maratib Ali School of Education (SOE) signed an MoU with Lahore Biennale Foundation (LBF). It was attended by Ms. Qudsia Rahim, Executive Director, LBF along with Tariq Zaman and other representatives from the organization. Dr. Tayyaba Tamim, Associate Professor and Director Academics represented LUMS SOE along with Mehreen Noon, Director, Office for Partnerships, and Dr. Razia Iram Sadik, Associate Professor, SOE. Mr. Osman Khalid Waheed, member of the Management Committee and Board of Trustees at LUMS also attended the ceremony. He has been on the Board of Directors of Lahore Biennale Foundation.
Dr. Razia Sadik is working closely with LBF on Green Schools Project to create Visual Thinking Routines (VTRs) in government schools. During the ceremony, Ms. Qudsia and Dr. Razia talked about this partnership and the exchange of opportunities between the two organizations. Ms. Qudsia introduced LBF as a non-profit organization that seeks to provide binding sites for experimentation in the visual arts. She mentioned that at LBF, they promote inclusivity, collaboration, and public engagement. Adding to that, Dr. Razia highlighted LBF’s commitment to developing the potential of art as an agent of social transformation. She talked about the research opportunities being provided to SOE students through this partnership. Dr. Tayyaba Tamim concluded the ceremony by talking about the steps of change management in reference to LBF’s journey of taking small steps to bring change in the public education sector.