Imran was a faculty member and has taught English, Social Studies, Business Studies and The Life Skills and Leadership Program at The Bombay International School from 2004 to 2012. He has conducted a workshop for teachers from Akanksha, a non-profit organization, on teaching English using a sense-based approach.
Imran holds a Master of Commerce Degree from Mumbai University, a Bachelor of Education Degree with English as a special method from St. Xavier’s Institute of Education, Mumbai, and a certificate in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from Vancouver Community College, British Columbia, Canada. He has completed the Cambridge International Diploma Modules-Professional Level in Practice:teaching and learning in action and Design: planning and preparation. He has completed The Teacher Enrichment Certificate Course from St. Xavier’s Institute of Education, Mumbai. He holds a Diploma in Event Management. He has also completed the Stage1 Introduction of computer-assisted language learning and blended learning, the Online Basics MOODLE course and has completed a certificate course in Introduction to Intercultural Competency in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Currently, he is teaching World Literature, Language Skills and the Holistic Development classes at the primary and middle school levels. As well, he is a facilitator for the library classes in middle school. He is also involved with curriculum redesigning and development at the primary school level.
He believes the best way to educate oneself is through travel. When he is not teaching, you can find Imran sipping tea and indulging in pastry shopping. His favourite quote comes from Shane Koyczan, “Don’t let your luggage define your travels…”