Erum Mariam

About Erum Mariam
  • Executive Director, BRAC Institute of Educational Development, BRAC University

Erum Mariam is the Executive Director of BRAC IED (Institute of Educational Development) BRAC University, in Bangladesh. Mariam completed her PhD in Education from Cambridge University in 2008. She has extensive experience of scaling up education interventions both nationally and globally, and was involved in the expansion of the unique BRAC run Non-Formal Primary (NFP) Schools in the 1990s.

Since 2008, Mariam has promoted BRAC IED’s vision of contributing to the improvement of quality, equity, and efficiency in the education system in partnership with the public sector. The globally recognized Play Labs and Humanitarian Play Labs have been developed under her leadership, focusing on early stimulation and children’s wellbeing in diverse settings.


Reflections From COVID-19 on Inequality Through Education

2020 06 09

According to UNESCO, the number of learners affected by COVID-19 stands at over 1.5 billion children and young adults, representing over 90% of enrolled learners with 191 country-wide closures in place. A minority of these learners will find the transition…Read More

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