Meet Our Head of Primary
MEET OUR HEAD OF PRIMARY
Shereen Kassem – Head of Primary & Year 5 Homeroom Teacher
Originating from Lebanon, Mrs. Shereen Kassem is the Head of Primary at UIS Subang Jaya. After graduation from her home country with an A in English Language and Literature from Beirut Arab University, Lebanon she decided to begin working in several tuition centres and also volunteered to teach students who were at treatment centres. She also completed several courses in Elementary Education at the American University of Beirut. This helped her to understand the needs of young students better and to shape her teaching to improve their performance. She then travelled to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia where she completed 4 years at Dar Jana Intl. School. Mrs. Shereen Kassem started her career as an elementary teacher there and got promoted to senior teacher in charge of 13 primary classes. This enabled her to collaborate with different teachers and administrators. After that, she continued working in Saudi Arabia with another school (Z.S.I.S) for 2 years, where she worked as a Year 4 & Year 5 Homeroom teacher. She also worked in Pakistan, Islamabad with an international school for one year gaining a lot of experience with expat students. Her total work experience is around 10 years having spent almost 4 years with UCSI as a Year 1 Homeroom teacher then as a Year 5 Homeroom teacher.
Mrs. Shereen Kassem plans for the development of the primary school at UIS Subang Jaya is for the school improve on their delivery of the curriculum by applying effective learning strategies that focuses on the learner’s progress, while also improving on parental involvement and being able to connect better with their expectations. She also wants to provide more opportunities to link learning in primary classes to real experience in the community, while also providing more support and ongoing professional development workshop for staff members as they pursue the strategies set out in our plans. Mrs. Shereen Kassem believes that the teaching and learning process is a priority along with the development of each student holistically.