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Nordiana Haji Zakir Lecturer, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education

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Nordiana Haji Zakir

Lecturer, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education nordiana.zakir@ubd.edu.bn


ABOUT ME

Nordiana is a lecturer in Early Childhood Education and Care for Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education (SHBIE), Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD). She has taught in some Brunei government preschools and primary schools via work placement from UBD. Nordiana has the experience of teaching various levels of Early Childhood Education and Care courses ranging from undergraduate to postgraduate level for SHBIE. She is also actively involved with Masters of Teaching in Early Childhood Education and Care Programme at SHBIE, UBD. Nordiana also supervises postgraduate research exercises and professional placement practices within the Early Childhood Education field.

Nordiana’s academic qualifications are BA (Hons) in Primary Education from Universiti Brunei Darussalam and MSc (Economics) in Early Childhood Education, Swansea University, United Kingdom. She is currently a doctoral candidate for PhD in Education (Early Childhood Education) at the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, under the supervision of Professor Dr Elizabeth Wood. Her doctoral thesis is on "The Impact of Changes in Teaching and Learning in Brunei Government Preschools: A Case Study”. Nordiana welcomes research collaborations in the areas of Early Childhood Education and Care.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Early Childhood Education and Care
Curriculum and Policy
Learning through play
Research Methods with Young Children
Children's Rights
Initial Teacher Preparation for Early Childhood Educators


Industry, Institute, or Organisation Collaboration

Early Childhood Care and Education Unit, Ministry of Education
Curriculum Department, Ministry of Education.