Faculty Profile

Rahat Bashir

Assistant Professor

Institute of Communication and Cultural Studies

 : rahat.bashir@umt.edu.pk     : 

Ms. Rahat Bashir has joined University of Management and Technology in 2011. She is M.A in English Literature from F.C College, Lahore and ELT from The University of the Punjab. Her work experience includes her teaching at Ali Institute of Education and Lahore College for Women University Lahore. Besides that she has been a teacher trainer for many organizations; Directorate of Staff Development, Lahore, Aitchison College, US Consulate and Pre- STEP, in major. Currently she is pursuing her MPhil in Linguistics.

Educational Qualifications

A) MPhil in Linguistics from UMT

B) M.A English-Literature from F.C College, Lahore

c) PGD in ELT from the University of the Punjab

Training / certifications

a) Post Graduate Certificate in Professional Development from Ali Institute of Education


Interest (teaching / research) Areas

  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Phonetics and Phonology
  • Developing Reading Skills
  • English Language Teaching Methodologies
  • Sociolinguistics


Professional / Teaching Experience

  • University of Management and Technology as Lecturer
  • Ali Institute of Education as Lecturer
  • Lahore College for Women University, Lahore as Lecturer


Training and Development:

      Trainings Conducted

  • Teaching Four Skills of English in SPELT 2008, Lahore
  •    Assessment and Evaluation in SPELT, 2013, Islamabad
  • Workshops on Teaching Pronunciation, English Language Skills and Foundations at AIE for different schools and college teachers of Punjab with UNICEF
  • Teachers’ Training at FFC Grammar School Rahim Yar  Khan on How to Improve Four Basic Skills of English
  • English language teaching training for  Queen Marry School and Ameer Bagum Trust
  • ELT Certificate Course at AIE
  • Montessori Subject-based Teaching (English) of English Grammar School Teachers
  • Teaching Language Skills to PEN &AJF
  • Teaching of DART in DPS , Kasur
  • Teaching Communication and Presentation Skills in DPS, Kasur
  • Reading Aloud Skills to Sufi Foundation Teachers , Hafizabad
  • Designed trainee and trainer modules of ELT ,for AIE Chitral Project at an elementary and secondary level, in alliance with UNICEF
  • Teacher training of UMT staff members on Writing Business Messages
  • Critical Thinking and Decision Making at an under Graduate Level at UMT


 Trainings Attended

  • SPELT in 2006
  • Effective Assessment and Worksheets at Ali Institute of Education
  • Identifying and Teaching Dyslexic Child at Ali Institute of Education
  • Promoting Teachers’ Excellence at Ali Institute of Education
  • Effective Classroom Management at Ali Institute of Education
  • Effective Presentation Skills
  • Creative Writing Workshop at British Council Lahore in 2011
  • Pre-STEP Effective Assessment in 2010
  • First Annual Conference on Social Sciences at LSE in 2013

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