Ms Shamsiah’s teaching experience spans over 28 years, in Hong Kong and Malaysia. In her career as an educator, she has taught the international and national curricula. She joined Sri KDU Primary School in 2004 as a Science and Mathematics teacher before she was promoted to the post of Head of Academic & Assessment for Lower Primary in 2009. She was appointed as the Deputy Principal in 2013 and currently serves as the Principal of the National Primary School. She holds a degree in English Language (Hons) majoring in English Literature, and a Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.
In her role as the Principal of the school, she leads and supports the teachers closely in Teaching and Learning and is responsible in encouraging their growth and development through the school’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme throughout the year. Fortunately, her team of dedicated senior leadership staff and the teachers share the same value of enriching the lives of children for a better world.
Ms Shamsiah’s vast experience in education has afforded her opportunities to foster classroom community, design curriculum and mentor the team of teachers. With her genial personality, she establishes meaningful relationships with the teachers, children and parents of the school. She is committed to ensuring that all children have equal opportunities to develop their skills, shine in their areas of interest and reach their true potential in a safe and caring environment. She is proud to be part of the Sri KDU Primary School community, and hopes to lead the school to further achievements.