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Breaking Down Barriers: published in the Saudi Gazette

Last updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013 11:49 PM Let me first of all say a big thank you for a well-done Education Supplement that Saudi Gazette published recently. I feel the Kingdom is in need of such a supplement to help add to the debate on educational issues. I took interest to read the article…

Sir William Patey and Ramon Mohamed

Afghanistan 2011

I arrived in Kabul July 1 2011 to support an NGO called WADAN and help establish a school in Jalalabad. I had a tour of the teacher training centre and drug rehabilitation clinic managed by WADAN. On the following day I had a meeting at the the British Embassy with Sir William Patey Ambassador in…

Pakistan May 2011

I spent a few weeks in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in May visiting family and meeting with Professor Ihsan Ali Vice Chancellor of Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan. I have been given land by the University on a number of sites in the region to build schools. We have established The Pakhtun School Foundation. The purpose of…

Pakhtoon Schools Project

Pakhtoon Schools Project – booklet

The Pakhtoon Schools Project brochure outlines the development of the project and my partnership with Sheffield University School of Architecture and ¬†Khan Abdul Wali Khan University in Mardan. The brochure is a proposal to individuals, groups and organisations who are interested in supporting and funding a humanitarian initiative to build and sustain schools using local…

Pakhtoon Schools Building Project - flyer for event

Pakhtoon Building Schools Project seminar

Sheffield University School of Architecture have organised a two day seminar on the 28th and 29th October linked to the Pakhtoon Building Schools Project. Part of the seminar will¬†involve a presentation by Professor Ishan Ali Vice Chancellor of Mardan University in Khyber Pakhtoon Khwa who will give a talk on the archaeology and history of…

Ramon Mohamed and Nick Clegg

Meeting with Nick Clegg

On the 20th of August I had a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. I shared with him my recent experiences in Afghanistan and Pakistan and we had a conversation about the government supporting the building of schools and teacher training colleges especially for women. He also supported my partnership with Sheffield University School…