Dk Yusimah Pg Hj Amjah

Lecturer, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education


Dk Yusimah is a lecturer at 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 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 is involved with the Initial Teacher Preparation team and Clinical Specialist for Master of Teaching (Primary Education).


MA Education
BA Primary Education
Currently doing PhD in Education


Teaching and learning
Student learning
Student engagement
Classroom management
Social studies in primary education


Yusimah Amjah (2014). A Study of Teachers' Strategies to Develop Students Interest in Learning English as a Second Language. Procedia-Social and Behavioural Sciences, Vol 134,188-192.

Yusimah Amjah and Zolkernain Ishak. An Exploratory Study on Students Engagement in Social Studies of Year 7 (2015)- Journal of Management Research, Vol. 7(2), 433.

Yusimah 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.

Zarinah Mahari, Rosmawijah Jawawi, Yusimah Amjah, Shamsinar Hussain, Nur-Ashikin Petra (2019). Enhancing primary students' understanding of social studies through the Jigsaw approach Journal of Education and Learning 13 (3), 425-430.

Nazli Noor Marmin, Rohani Matzin, Rosmawijah Jawawi, Nur-Ashikin Petra Shamsinar Husain, Yusimah Amjah (2021). Scaffolding Students’ Learning through Teacher’s Questioning.
International Journal of Learning and Teaching Vol. 7(1), 43-47.