Zen Khan

Connecting Well being & Professional Development for the future of education

Zen Kahn has a proven track record delivering training and large-scale recruitment, After working as a Vice Principal /School leader in the UK and Internationally and dealing with recruiting highly qualified teachers, she has founded ZEN Professional Development and Education 1st Recruitment & Consultancy.

A mother of four boys and committed educationalist, she understands both the support children need to achieve their potential and inspiration required from teachers. Additionally, she is a qualified Zumba and exercise instructor which made her create  professional development training courses with a focus on teacher wellbeing and emotional health. She has brought together PD and Staff well being at the schools she has worked in by incorporating staff wellbeing into their Professional Development sessions.

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.

She graduated with a HND in HR and Management Studies with Sheffield University and later acquired the NPQSL as well as continuing a BSc in Human Resource Management .

Zen is a resilient leader understanding the importance of collaboration, polite service and support, she believes in the importance of delivering an excellent variety of training courses for schools without overwhelming the teachers/leaders or any trainees who are already pressured by the increasing school demands, she is passionate about looking after teacher well being and promoting the benefits of teacher well being  to impact student learning

The ZEN PD team are a highly experienced team of leading education experts and are UAE and UK based.

Zen has ambitious plans for growth supported by a passionate team, ZEN PD and Education 1st offers ethically priced quality training and recruitment, underpinned by a commitment to high educational standards, and outcomes for children.

Which GL products are you familiar with and happy to deliver training and support on?

  • Data Analysis-for teachers & school Leaders

Where are you located and where would you be willing to train?

We are located in Dubai UAE .
ZEN Professional Development is a KHDA approved training provider, our trainings are delivered in Arabic & English
Having worked with Partner schools throughout the Middle East we are fully aware of the region and the support schools require when planning CPD for their staff
We are able to deliver trainings in the following countries:

  • UAE
  • OMAN
  • QATAR
  • KUWAIT
  • KSA
  • BAHRAIN
  • TURKEY
  • EGYPT

We offer classroom based and online teacher focused development programmes, Teachers are supported to improve their teaching methods and Leadership skills.

Our training programmes can be incorporated into staff professional development days (CPD/school induction) therefore reducing professional development and recruitment costs by enhancing existing teacher knowledge and helping schools retain and build existing staff

Our training programmes can be incorporated into staff professional development days (CPD/school induction) therefore reducing professional development and recruitment costs by enhancing existing teacher knowledge and helping schools retain and build existing staff

We believe in ethical pricing our trainings are designed to help schools gain teachers who will improve student out comes ,and the overall performance of the school.

What kind of training do you offer?

  • Face to face Webinar/skype (live)
  • Speaking at local / national events

Testimonials

The training was extremely receptive and the facilitator answered  all queries, overall he session was very informative.

School Leader Dubai

Presentation of Data was very simple and user friendly, high quality recourses and excellent delivery of the materials

I look forward to our next Data session

School Leader Dubai