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Shams Bhatti

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Shams Bhatti


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Educational Qualifications


MEd. Educational Technology and TESOL  

University of Manchester, UK: 2003


Certificate in Video, Audio and Computer Technologies in ELT,  

University of Brighton, UK: 1999


Certificate in English Phonetics  

University College London, UK: 1999                                                                                     


Diploma in English Language National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad  , Pakistan:  1995                                                                                                                          


M.A. (English Literature) 

University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan: 1994


B.A. (Major in English Literature) 

University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan:  1990                                                                                    





IELTS (8th Band)                 

The British Council: 1999 


Certificate in MS Word/ PowerPoint and Windows-98  

SoftLogix Computer Training Institute, Islamabad, Pakistan:                   1998



Certificate in Coral Draw Design Software (Version. 8) 

SoftLogix Computer Training Institute, Islamabad, Pakistan 1998


Working Experience


Tool Book 7 (Educational Authoring Software), Windows Operating Systems 95/98/ME/XP, Web Development using Netscape Editor, Front Page and Web-creator software, MS Office XP: Word; PowerPoint; Excel and Publisher

Extensive experience in Video camera handling, shooting, editing and designing ELT based videos using digital camcorders and Video editing software.


Language Proficiency


Fluent in English, Urdu, and Punjabi, Basic in Arabic and Hindi


Professional Experience


Lecturer in English           

Department of English, International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan 1995-2000


  • Taught EFL / ESL.
  • Incharge for English Language labs and media facilities of the department,
  • Member of English Curriculum Design Committee (ECDC).
  • Exam paper setter, developer and evaluator for the English Department.
  • Coordinator for extra curricular activities of the department.

IT Tutor


Youth Education Project, Ladybarn Community Centre                     Royle Street, Fallowfield

Manchester M14 6RN

United Kingdom: 2002-2003    


ESOL Tutor


ESOL (DVAS) Department                                                                       2002 – to date

Manchester College of Arts and Technology (MANCAT)                        

2, New Quay Street, Manchester, M3 3BE

United Kingdom

Phone: 0044-161-9535995


ILT (Information and Language Technology) Coordinator

DVAS Division 2005 - to date


Manchester, UK


Honours and Awards


Best Teacher Award 1996-1997 

International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan


Certificate of Honour (Cultural Week)

International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan                                            1998


Charlles Welles Trust Scholarship                                                                    1999

The British Council


Hornby Trust Award                                                                                              1999

The British Council


Professional Activities




Society of Pakistan English Language Teachers (SPELT), Pakistan                1995-


Resource Team, Pakistan Education Foundation Islamabad, Pakistan                1996


ELTeCS, UK         1999-                                                                                                     


IATEFL,                  2000-UK                                                                                                              


TESOL Arabia, UAE.  2000-                                                                                            

Academic Coordinator                                                  1995-1998

Society of Pakistan English Language Teachers, Pakistan


Conference Coordinator                                                    1996-2000

Society of Pakistan English Language Teachers, Pakistan


Resource Person 

National Master Trainers Training Course for Primary Teachers in English Language

Ministry of Education (Curriculum Wing) Islamabad, Pakistan 1996   


FEP International (Private) Ltd – Pakistan  1997                                              


Editor, MANCAT ESOL Newsletter  2003

Manchester College of Arts and Technology, Manchester UK

Workshops Conducted and Organized

Organizer Annual English Declamation Contest:  1994                                          

Department of English Language (NUML) Islamabad, Pakistan


Introduction to Listening Skills in ELT
National Master Trainers Course for Primary Teachers in English Language at the Curriculum Wing Building, Ministry of Education, Govt. of Pakistan.                1996
Using Computer in ELT

Pakistan Education Foundation, Islamabad Pakistan.    1996                                     

Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)

14th SPELT International Conference Islamabad Pakistan 1998                             

Media Assisted language Teaching (MALT): 1999
15th SPELT International Conference, Islamabad, Pakistan  1999                           


Conferences / Workshops Attended


SPELT (Society of Pakistan English Language Teachers) International Conferences, Islamabad, Pakistan                         1995/96/97/98/99


IATEFL International Conference Brighton, UK  2000                                                   


Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL  2000        

Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad, Pakistan

American History Certificate (American Centre Islamabad) Pakisnan: 1994


Travel Abroad

 United Kingdom

Saudi Arabia

Sultanate of Oman

Shams Bhatti (ESOL/EFL Teacher) Manchester, UK