Zeeshan Zakaria


Co-founder, Shikho


Zeeshan was born and raised in Dhaka, Bangladesh, before moving to the UK for university in 2004. Zeeshan left pursuing a career in finance to become an educator over 9 years ago. A Teacher of Mathematics, he was most recently Head of Pastoral Care for Secondary at International School Dhaka. He has taught in schools in England and Brunei as well as Bangladesh and has taught across three different systems of delivery (British, IB, and mixed) in the four schools he has trained and worked in. Zeeshan has mentored Newly Qualified Teachers in London and is now a consultant for a teacher training platform called Alokito Teachers in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Zeeshan holds a BSc Hons in Economics and Mathematics from Royal Holloway, an MA in International Politics from the University of Manchester, and completed the Graduate Teaching Programme in Mathematics (Secondary) from University College London Institute of Education.


Dhaka, Bangladesh