Thank you for your interest in the LUMS School OF Education (SOE).
LUMS SOE is the fifth school at Lahore University of Management Sciences. It continues in the university’s tradition of academic excellence and world-class facilities, drawing on the experiences and skills of a dynamic group of educators and learners from across Pakistan and the world. Located at the intersection of research, policy, and practice, the School aims to provide strategic direction to the educational landscape in the country with a long-term vision to develop robust networks across the region.
Our MPhil Education Leadership and Management is a competitive 2-year program focused on producing educational decision-makers with a strong foundation in research. The program combines rigorous academics with in-depth practical training enabling students to think critically and innovatively about the educational landscape in Pakistan. Some of the areas we explore include change management, technology, curriculum/assessment, and the politics of education.
At the SOE, we look for individuals with the ability to thrive in, and add value to, our program. You are an ideal candidate if you are driven by a passion for learning, and committed to making a strategic difference in education at the national and international levels. Your strengths may include intellectual curiosity, attention to detail, and having balanced academic excellence with co-curricular diversity. If you want to be a leader of change to education in Pakistan, LUMS SOE is the place for you.
The MPhil ELM 2020 inaugural class comprises some of the country’s most qualified, diverse, and talented students.
SOE has attracted extraordinary individuals from different backgrounds: classroom teachers, nonprofit workers, social entrepreneurs, consultants, corporate employees etc. Despite interests in different areas, they all share a common passion: to be a leader of education reform.
Our students hail from all over the country, including Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Faisalabad, Dera Ghazi Khan, Zhob, Sheikhupira, Gilgit, Nagar, Khairpur, Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, Peshawar, and Chitral.
The student body has a wide range of interests in the education sector, for instance curriculum development, education technology, teacher training, early childhood education, accessibility, educational psychology, skills development, special needs education, arts education, and education assessments, among several others.