Teacher Success Stories

Suraasa Teachers have experienced everything, be it getting better job opportunities, faster promotions, or joy at work! See what they have to say about us.

Ms. Noushiba

Aspiring teacher and Suraasa Learner

“I gained motivation and confidence with skills.”

Before

I loved being a part of activities but lacked confidence when it came to action.

After

I have learned to stay self motivated and my readiness level to accept any challenge has increased.

Ms. Rania

Teacher in an American Curriculum School

“I started delivering outstanding lessons”

Before

My lesson implementation was good.

After

I have advanced my reflective teaching practices which has led to better achievement of goals. My lesson implementation has progressed from good to an outstanding level.

Ms. Izabella

Teacher in a British Curriculum School

“I transformed online teaching”

Before

I was making good lessons and creating a nice engaging atmosphere in the classroom.

After

My passion for teaching has transformed into more exciting, fun-filled, differentiated, well-planned & structured lessons which engage my students and have helped them become passionate learners.

Ms. Nazia

Subject Coordinator in a CBSE Curriculum School

“I became Subject Coordinator in 6 months”

Before

I joined the school as a homeroom teacher and wanted to grow.

After

Now I am able to reflect upon my teaching practices which is a process of self observation. I became the Subject Coordinator in 6 months.

Ms. Zainab

Teacher in a British Curriculum School

“I got my first job in the UAE and excelled”

Before

I was struggling when I came to UAE and applied to several schools but in vain.

After

Still being a student at Suraasa I'm already employed.

Ms. Amna

Teaching Assistant in a British Curriculum School

“I was awarded Best Teacher Assistant title and my peers call me a Superstar”

Before

I didn't know much about lesson planning, assessments and questioning skills.

After

My learning coach recorded my video of interaction with students and held a meeting to show it to all the teachers.

Ms. Noura

Secondary School Math Teacher

“Now my students tell me, I'm their rockstar”

Before

Before PgCTL, I was already a tutor and teacher for 9 years.

After

There is a huge difference in my teaching practice now.

Ms. Asma

ICT Teacher in a British Curriculum School

“I got a job in my dream school and received compliments”

Before

I was demotivated because of failed interviews due to lack of teaching experience in the UAE.

After

I am now achieving milestones in teaching and receiving compliments from my line manager as appraisals.

Ms. Zakirunnisa

Teacher & Suraasa Learner

“I have better work-life balance and student bonding now”

Before

Lesson planning was acceptable/good Communication and feedback was limited to PTMs.

After

I reflect on my teaching strategies, and have fine tuned myself. The course has taught me the finer details of lesson planning and how to execute them well.

Dr. Saima

Chemistry Teacher in an American Curriculum School

“My journey with Suraasa has been unforgettable”

Before

I wasn't sure about how I could balance my personal life, work life and getting a teaching qualification.

After

I was a good teacher before joining Suraasa but now I am a much more refined teacher.

Ms. Humaira

Section Coordinator

“My school passed evaluation with no weak zones for the first time in history”

Before

I had the responsibility of finding the right distance learning program during the pandemic.

After

I enrolled myself in PgCTL and found solutions and communicated my learnings with colleagues.

Mr. Bilal

Teacher & Suraasa Learner

“I got a new job after 3 years and a better work-life balance”

Before

I was working at the same place for 3 years and wanted change.

After

The interview and pedagogy skills I learned helped me get a new job.

Ms. Nishat

Business Teacher in a British Curriculum School"

“I got a job offer within 2 months in a new country”

Before

I moved to Dubai and was looking for a career progression. I was looking for a platform that would increase my employability.

After

The concepts I learned have helped me immensely in improving my teaching and settle in my new environment

Mr. Usaid

Design Coach at an EdTech Company

“I got a job as a design coach and transitioned from Engineering to Education”

Before

I was always inclined towards teaching but couldn't figure out a way to transition into this domain.

After

Each class gives me a sense of relief.

Ms. Jigna

Teacher in a British Curriculum School

“I got my dream job and gained self confidence”

Before

I was a qualified optician in the UK before and was actively pursuing a teaching opportunity in one of the best Schools in Dubai.

After

I bagged my dream job because of PgCTL and gained renewed self confidence, a drive of motivation and a fresh outlook.

Ms. Zeinab

Visual Art Coordinator

“I got 4 interviews and 2 job offers within 9 months”

Before

I was struggling in shifting from an interior designer to a teacher.

After

I got 4 interviews and cracked 2 out of them. I am now able to put lessons together and run effective online learning.

Ms. Noushiba

Aspiring teacher and Suraasa Learner

“I gained motivation and confidence with skills.”

Before

I loved being a part of activities but lacked confidence when it came to action.

After

I have learned to stay self motivated and my readiness level to accept any challenge has increased.

Ms. Zainab

Teacher in a British Curriculum School

“I got my first job in the UAE and excelled”

Before

I was struggling when I came to UAE and applied to several schools but in vain.

After

Still being a student at Suraasa I'm already employed.

Ms. Boniswa

English Teacher

“I got 2 job offers and learnt strategic presentation and skills”

Before

A very strong passion to teach was there but the skill was lacking.

After

The course helped me think more strategically and implement new ideas that have made such a huge difference in the performance of my learners.

Ms. Seema

Aspiring Teacher & Suraasa Learner

“I am better organized now and implement everything I learnt in PgCTL.”

Before

I wanted to bring change to life and facilitate learning to my learners.

After

I can now create more engaging and well-organized lesson plans.

Ms. Karishma

English Teacher and Planner in a CBSE Curriculum School

“I got a Planner role and an increment”

Before

I did not know about teaching theories, strategies and their correct terminologies.

After

I got a new job as a Planner. Students connect beautifully with my lessons and I evaluate them through data regularly.

Ms. Marya

Science Coordinator in a British Curriculum School

“I witnessed stupendous growth as a teacher and leader”

Before

I had subject expertise but was lacking pedagogical skills.

After

Now I am able to successfully implement various teaching styles and theories in my lessons.

Ms. Sruthi

Secondary Mathematics Teacher in a British Curriculum School

“I got a new job and a 50% increment”

Before

I was working as a Support Teacher.

After

I got a new job and a 50% increment in my salary.

Ms. Mahmooda

Section Coordinator in a Leading School

“I cleared Teaching License assessment in first attempt and got an increment”

Before

I wanted to obtain my teaching license and grow in my career.

After

I implemented strategies that increased student participation, attendance and led to better performance on assessments.

Ms. Divya

Science Coordinator in a CBSE Curriculum School

“I got promoted to Science Coordinator”

Before

I made a promise to myself that I'll gain this qualification.

After

The strategies I've learned have helped me in better engagement with my students. I'm more confident now and take more risks.

Mrs. K.M. Kavitha

Teacher in a British Curriculum School

“I have more confidence now and a better work-life balance.”

Before

I wanted to gain teaching qualifications as part of the KHDA requirements and self development.

After

I am more confident in handling students and can teach more effectively.

Ms. Mary

Teacher in a US Curriculum School

“I got choice of 3 best job offers within 6 months”

Before

I wanted to develop a strong understanding of best practices in teaching and learning and apply those skill

After

I got a job offer within 6 months and received the golden apple award for setting an outstanding learning environment

Ms. Alefiya

Assistant Supervisor in a CBSE Curriculum School

“I secured 3 jobs and got promoted to Assistant Supervisor”

Before

I had no idea that Suraasa was going to be a life changing platform for me.

After

I cracked job interviews in 3 dream schools and was acknowledged for establishing consistent teaching and learning practices.

Ms. Rania

Teacher in an American Curriculum School

“I started delivering outstanding lessons”

Before

My lesson implementation was good.

After

I have advanced my reflective teaching practices which has led to better achievement of goals. My lesson implementation has progressed from good to an outstanding level.

Ms. Izabella

Teacher in a British Curriculum School

“I transformed online teaching”

Before

I was making good lessons and creating a nice engaging atmosphere in the classroom.

After

My passion for teaching has transformed into more exciting, fun-filled, differentiated, well-planned & structured lessons which engage my students and have helped them become passionate learners.

Ms. Nazia

Subject Coordinator in a CBSE Curriculum School

“I became Subject Coordinator in 6 months”

Before

I joined the school as a homeroom teacher and wanted to grow.

After

Now I am able to reflect upon my teaching practices which is a process of self observation. I became the Subject Coordinator in 6 months.

Ms. Amna

Teaching Assistant in a British Curriculum School

“I was awarded Best Teacher Assistant title and my peers call me a Superstar”

Before

I didn't know much about lesson planning, assessments and questioning skills.

After

My learning coach recorded my video of interaction with students and held a meeting to show it to all the teachers.

Ms. Noura

Secondary School Math Teacher

“Now my students tell me, I'm their rockstar”

Before

Before PgCTL, I was already a tutor and teacher for 9 years.

After

There is a huge difference in my teaching practice now.

Ms. Asma

ICT Teacher in a British Curriculum School

“I got a job in my dream school and received compliments”

Before

I was demotivated because of failed interviews due to lack of teaching experience in the UAE.

After

I am now achieving milestones in teaching and receiving compliments from my line manager as appraisals.

Ms. Zakirunnisa

Teacher & Suraasa Learner

“I have better work-life balance and student bonding now”

Before

Lesson planning was acceptable/good Communication and feedback was limited to PTMs.

After

I reflect on my teaching strategies, and have fine tuned myself. The course has taught me the finer details of lesson planning and how to execute them well.

Dr. Saima

Chemistry Teacher in an American Curriculum School

“My journey with Suraasa has been unforgettable”

Before

I wasn't sure about how I could balance my personal life, work life and getting a teaching qualification.

After

I was a good teacher before joining Suraasa but now I am a much more refined teacher.

Ms. Humaira

Section Coordinator

“My school passed evaluation with no weak zones for the first time in history”

Before

I had the responsibility of finding the right distance learning program during the pandemic.

After

I enrolled myself in PgCTL and found solutions and communicated my learnings with colleagues.

Mr. Bilal

Teacher & Suraasa Learner

“I got a new job after 3 years and a better work-life balance”

Before

I was working at the same place for 3 years and wanted change.

After

The interview and pedagogy skills I learned helped me get a new job.

Ms. Wajiha

English Teacher in a British Curriculum School

“I won Star Teacher of the Year award and gained confidence”

Before

Entering a class was a different experience. The level of confidence as a teacher was much lower.

After

Way of teaching has changed and is now more focussed on the students' needs. I am motivated, confident and have embraced technology.

Ms. Nazia

Primary Mathematics Teacher

“Students love me as a Maths teacher”

Before

I did not know much about teaching theories and strategies.

After

I can now design my lessons by using different styles and assess students using formative and summative assessment. I can also use technology more effectively now.

Ms. Fareeda

Teacher Trainer & Suraasa Leaner

“I have multiple job offers and am training other teachers now”

Before

I was an ambitious educator who wanted to be known as an outstanding teacher with unique skills and exceptional talents.

After

I now picture myself as a 21st Century educator who is strongly determined to demonstrate the roles of a teacher and a leader. I can deliver quality education with best teaching and learning practices.

Ms. Nishat

Business Teacher in a British Curriculum School"

“I got a job offer within 2 months in a new country”

Before

I moved to Dubai and was looking for a career progression. I was looking for a platform that would increase my employability.

After

The concepts I learned have helped me immensely in improving my teaching and settle in my new environment

Ms. Sruthi

Secondary Mathematics Teacher in a British Curriculum School

“I got a new job and a 50% increment”

Before

I was working as a Support Teacher.

After

I got a new job and a 50% increment in my salary.

Ms. Jigna

Teacher in a British Curriculum School

“I got my dream job and gained self confidence”

Before

I was a qualified optician in the UK before and was actively pursuing a teaching opportunity in one of the best Schools in Dubai.

After

I bagged my dream job because of PgCTL and gained renewed self confidence, a drive of motivation and a fresh outlook.

Ms. Zainab

Teacher in a British Curriculum School

“I got my first job in the UAE and excelled”

Before

I was struggling when I came to UAE and applied to several schools but in vain.

After

Still being a student at Suraasa I'm already employed.

Mr Muhammed A.

Principal of a Leading School British Curriculum

“If you want to join our school, I’d definitely recommend teachers to do PgCTL”

Why?

Our school’s Rating has improved in over fourteen indicators. In Teaching, we went from Good to Very Good

Mr Murphy

Principal of a Leading School British Curriculum

“If I receive an application from a teacher who has done PgCTL, I’d 8/10 invite them for an interview”

Why?

Saw immediate change in our classrooms & school

Dr Frank F.

Principal of a Leading School British Curriculum

“Choose Suraasa we will be happy to hire you”

Why?

I see the positivity & satisfaction in my teachers now

Ms Humera A.

Principal of a Leading School British Curriculum

"This course will give you the concrete preparation to understand the profession."

Why?

Overall ratings in segments where I had concern have increased because of impact of PgCTL teachers