Dr. Faisal Islam has over 15 years of experience in international development. His areas of interest are monitoring & evaluation systems, program evaluation, place based pedagogies, and community based partnerships. He received his PhD in Policy, Administration and International Education with a focus on participatory evaluation from McGill University. Dr. Islam has co-edited School-University Partnership for Educational Change in rural South Africa: Particular Challenges and Practical Cases. Dr. Islam has worked with several international non-profit organizations. He is currently working as Manager, Monitoring & Evaluation with Canadian Feed The Children in Toronto.