Faheem Hussain
Teacher Educator


Faheem designs and delivers the Teaching and Learning enrichment sessions for the Secondary Teacher Education Programme and works towards developing support structures that can enhance the student’s understanding of the IIS Secondary Curriculum, and its effective delivery in the classroom. He also plays an active role in mentoring STEP students throughout their initial teacher induction programme and supports their teaching practice in the religious education centres. He is also involved in the planning and transitioning process towards the Post Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Reflective Practice (PGDip), which is a bespoke programme designed by the University College London, Institute of Education (UCL IOE).

Faheem is a graduate of the Secondary Teacher Education Programme and has worked as a STEP teacher and teacher lead with the Ismaili Tariqahinfo-icon and Religious Education Board for Pakistan from 2012 - 2016. He has designed and delivered various educational initiatives, from secondary classroom materials to adult education programmes and from episodic camps to service learning projects. In his voluntary capacity, he also serves as Co-Faculty for the Global Encounters Camp that takes place every year at the Aga Khaninfo-icon Academy in Mombasa.

He holds a MA Education (Muslim Societies and Civilisations), MTeach (Masters of Teaching) from the University College London, Institute of Education. He also holds an MA in International Relations and an MA in Political Sciences from the University of Karachi.


Pir Sabzali’s Travelogue: an Insight into the Ismaili Communities of Northern Pakistan and Central Asia, Indian Ocean Studies Conference, University of California (2016).

Use of Image Theatre in a Secondary RE Classrooms, Teacher Recruitment, Preparation and Policy Conference, University of Karachi (2013).

Textbooks, Power and Society, The History of Education Society, The University of Winchester (2012).