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Saima Shah

Social Sciences Tutor


Saima has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology (The University of Manchester); a PGCE and QTS in Social Science Education (UCL Institute of Education); and an MSc in International Development (University of Bristol). She holds Senior Fellowship Status of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA).

Saima has previously taught social science in Kenya, Tanzania, and Turkey, and has examined for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. Her recent roles include curriculum and assessment design, and education strategy within the not-for-profit sector.

Prior to joining King’s, Saima designed and convened the International Foundation Programme ‘Foundations of Psychology’ and ‘Introduction to the Social Sciences’ courses as Subject Lead at University of Bristol.

Her interests include educational access and using education for social justice causes.