Modasar Rasul specialises in creating, developing and delivering mentoring and learner enhancement programmes across educational institutions. He currently works at a top 15 university where he leads advanced level peer mentoring schemes for PhD students and national profile employers. He has over 10 years’ experience of working on mentoring and learner development programmes within schools, further and higher education institutions and various youth schemes.
His extensive experience includes launching a highly successful and innovative mentoring programme at an inner city college and establishing a ground-breaking ‘Learning Space’. He was the chair of the Birmingham & Solihull Aimhigher Training Development Group where he led on the development of a regional mentor-training programme and pioneered an e-mentoring programme which was successfully integrated in schools across Birmingham and Solihull. He has served as a Pastoral Manager in a large inner city secondary school and is a Director in a primary academy. He continues to advise education and community institutions at a local and national level on implementing mentoring schemes and learner enhancement initiatives.
Prior to working within education, Modasar spent four years working as an emergency relief officer with a leading international NGO and was deployed on numerous overseas assignments including a school rebuilding programme in post-war Kosovo.
He holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Mentoring and Coaching and an MA in Education. As a qualified tutor, he has taught on a number of communication courses and delivered mentor training programmes. His research interests include educational aspirations and experiential learning.
Modasar has been a lead Mentor with Mosaic and also sits on the Mosaic national education panel, where he supports programme development and delivery. He is married with 3 children, enjoys travelling, photography and the arts and is steadily building his collection of vintage BMX bikes.