Masters in Social
and Community Development
BA in Politics
MSSc in Social and Community Development Queens University
My academic background is in the wider field of politics, community development and language education.
I learned the importance and working with vulnerable communities to further understand global development issues and social justice. My Masters in Social and Community Development included concepts in; development in local and international perspectives, management and change in governance and voluntary sector, building ecosystems and partnerships, policy evolution in social and community development, work-based learning from experience. The course focused heavily on turning theory into action and practice.
Being part of the School of Education meant I was able to keep my strong education focus and interest in teaching. During this time, I also took part in several PhD level training aimed at ESL and ESOL PhD Researchers.
BA in Politics, SOAS
My first degree was in the School of Oriental and African Studies (2003 -2009). I originally started by studying Japanese and Politics, before switching to Politics with a focus on the Middle East and African Politics and Politics of Development.
I also took modules on the Theory of Revolutions, International Institutions in Development: the work of the IMF, World Bank and UN, social movements & civic change, Islam and Democracy.