– M.Ed., Language, Literacy, and Culture (Curriculum and Instruction), University of Washington, USA
– M.A., Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (MATESOL), University of Washington, USA
– M.A., English (Linguistics and Literature), National University of Modern Languages, Pakistan
– M.A., Education, University of Karachi
Fariha started her career by teaching at the school level for five years. At the Beaconhouse School System, she also served as a mentor for the Beginning Teachers Preparatory Program (BTP) and the Intensive English Language Development Program (IELDP) for teachers’ professional development.
Later, she joined Mohammad Ali Jinnah University as an instructor for English Language and Communication courses. She contributed to the Quality Assessment Committee by leading a campus-wide examination paper evaluation project. She has also been associated with PAF-KIET and the University of Karachi as visiting faculty.
In 2021, Fariha went to the US on Fulbright Scholarship where she simultaneously pursued master’s degrees in Curriculum and Instruction (Language, Literacy, and Culture) and TESOL at the University of Washington. Additionally, she served as a pre-doctoral instructor and presented at international conferences. Her research interests include teaching bilingual and multilingual learners and exploring instructional strategies to support students’ linguistic and cultural backgrounds.
Fariha teaches English Teaching Methods course at the Government Elementary College of Education, Hussainabad.