Dk Yusimah Pg Hj Amjah

Lecturer, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education

Dk Yusimah is a lecturer in Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education (SHBIE). Her areas of expertise are on Pedagogy and Social Studies in Primary Education. Currently, her teaching modules are Master of Teaching (Primary) on Social Studies, National and Identity Education in Early Childhood Education (Master of Teaching), Current Issues and Trends in Education, Introduction to Education and Teaching, General Methods of Teaching for Diploma in Education and Diploma in Technical Education (In-service teacher). Dk Yusimah had her Bachelor of Arts (BA) Primary in Education from Universiti Brunei Darussalam and Master of Arts (MA) in Education from University of Wales Institute of Cardiff, United Kingdom. Currently she doing her PhD in Education in SHBIE. Her research interests are in Primary Education particularly on Social Studies, student learning skills, student engagement, classroom management and class sizes. Currently, she involved as School Partnership team member and a Clinical Specialist for Master of Teaching (Primary Education).


student learning skills
student engagement
classroom management
social studies in primary and secondary education
class size


Dk Yusimah Pg Hj Amjah (2014). A Study of Teachers’ Strategies to Develop Students’ Interest in Learning English as a Second Language. Procedia-Social and Behavioural Sciences, Volume 134, 15 May 2014, Pages 188-192.

Dk Yusimah binti Pg Hj Amjah and Zolkernain bin Ishak. An Exploratory Study on Students’ Engagement in Social Studies of Year 7- Global Conference on Business and Social Science at Kuala Lumpur 15-16 December 2014. Journal of Management Research ISSN 1941-899X 2015, Vol. 7, No. 2.

Dk Yusimah binti Pg Hj Amjah (2017). Students’ learning in Social Studies in small class size. E-Proceeding of the 5th Global Summit on Education, e-ISBN: 978-967-0792-15-6. Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia.