Iman Fairuza Rozhan
Iman Fairuza Rozhan completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Development from Universiti Putra Malaysia. Since her schooling days, she has been an active speaker with an in depth interest in the English language.
Her career began at RHB Bank, first as a customer service agent, and then as a team leader where she led her team to becoming the Top Performing team 6 times within 12 months. Working as a Project Manager in CareerXcell Sdn Bhd, a recruitment agency, had her interviewing fresh graduates and preparing them for employment. Having discovered their poor command in English, she transitioned to work as an English trainer for 4 years, travelling Malaysia and Indonesia to build students’ confidence to speak in English. In this course of time, she has learned to understand the Y Generation in order to help them grasp worldwide knowledge for a promising future.
Once an English teacher at Abedeen, Iman is now realising her vision to build the nation's human capital as the Acting Principal of Abedeen Academy. ‘Human’ is a key word in her dictionary. We are humans first, and then professionals. A successful student is one with good grades and upholds religious values while possessing strong leadership skills. Only then, are they ready to become world leaders.
HUSAINI IMAM TARMIZI
Husaini or better known as Ustaz Husain completed his Degree of Islamic Studies from Universitas Islam Negri Syarif Hidayatullah in Jakarta, he came to Malaysia to further his Masters Degree in Qur’an And Sunnah at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).
His teaching career began in Indonesia when he first taught Arabic at Madrasah Aliah Citra Cendikia and then at Nurul Fikri Islamic School Depok. Due to his profound mastery of both the English and Arabic language, he was an Interpreter for the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Indonesia. While pursuing his Master’s Degree, he taught Arabic at Nabeela Arabic Learning Center in Klang. His experience and expertise in Arabic and Islamic studies caught the attention of ADNI Islamic School, where he taught before joining the teaching force of Abedeen Academy as the Islamic Studies and Arabic teacher.
Ustaz Husain has chosen teaching as the channel to educate the younger generation about going back to basics, which is to understand the teachings of Islam to live a fulfilling life. His approach involves learning and reviewing to ensure students understand what they learn. As the Assistant Principal of Abedeen Academy, he is also responsible in moulding student’s character by instilling values that will make our students successful people. Plan for the best, but expect the worse keeps Ustaz Husain on his toes to ensure the students are always learning and growing.
MUHAMMAD FAISAL RAMLI
Muhammad Faisal Ramli’s knack for math became evident when he obtained his Diploma in Engineering Technology in Ship Maintenance and Construction from University Kuala Lumpur (UniKL).
Before carving his path in teaching, Faisal was being trained as a supervisor at V3-Neie Engineering Sdn Bhd under the wing of a project surveyor. In that time, he also picked up the skill to writing reports and preparing tenders. As supervisor trainee, Faisal was exposed to handling and liaising with many different parties, both superiors and subordinates. Upon discovering his passion to leading people into discovering new knowledge, he worked as a Mathematics Tutor, teaching Calculus, in UniKL before joining Abedeen Academy as a Mathematics teacher to help the next generation actualise their potential in becoming the country’s inventors.
Curiosity leads to creativity. In his classroom, Faisal encourages his students to ask him questions to get their brain juices flowing, which will then bring out the best in them
MA SHENGJIE (Fatimah Musa) is an authentic Muslim from China. She first came to Malaysia and study at Kolej University Insaniah (KUIN), Kedah. Having graduated with Bachelor’s Degree in Usuluddin, she furthered her Masters Degree in Arabic Language at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).
She began her career in teaching when she taught at Modern Arabic School of Louhe. For 1 year, she taught Arabic Language and Islamic Studies. Fatimah even coordinated the teacher and student exchange programme between teachers and students of KUIN & Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) and Islamic Academies and the Muslim community in Beijing, Yunnan, Guangzhou. In 2013, she was also awarded best trainee by Islamic Center Kuwait for excellent performance.
At Abedeen, Fatimah is teacher Mandarin, Arabic and Islamic Studies. She believes that a world leader must be equipped with worldly skills and mastering a third language is one of it. She is passionate about teaching students to understand multiple languages to give them access to borderless knowledge and information.
NUR AQEELA ABDU RAHAMAN
The whole point of education is to learn to think for yourself. Spending four years studying in Bachelor of Education (Teaching English as Second Language) and minor in Moral Education from International Islamic University Malaysia, that is the teaching philosophy that Aqeela (insert full name) lives by. As an educator, she strongly believes students are much more than the marks on their academic result, and her aim is to ignite the spark in children that develop curiosity, creativity, imagination, confidence and most importantly an infinite love for lifetime learning.
During her study years, she actively participated in volunteering where she spent her weekends providing free tuition for Orang Asli. Apart from that, she took a part time jobs to teach at tuition centres after she finished her daily lectures, as part of an effort to polish her teaching skills. After graduating, she accepted a job offer from HSBC Bank for Bermuda country as Global Support Executive to broaden her horizon and seek experience in an international company. After a year, she reminisced the joy of seeing the gleam in children’s eyes when they understand the knowledge imparted to them, and made the decision to return to her passion for teaching.
Aqeela is now an English teacher at Abedeen, who strives to develop successful students who are always seeking to learn in this borderless world of knowledge.
NUR NADHIRAH ZAKARIA
Nur Nadhirah Zakaria believes that the experiences from small go a long a way to moulding and developing a person. Nadhirah was exposed to various educational backgrounds from schools in Salford, England and then grew up in an all girl's Convent school before going to a co-educational integrated boarding school in Malaysia. This exposure has brought up certain ideals, a distinct passion for words and a love for learning.
This Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry graduate puts no limit to her knowledge. During her years at Universiti Putra Malaysia, she was involved in performing music, theatre production, science conferences and on the side, she proofread journal papers and thesis.
Nadhirah firmly finds that it is key to be in a dynamic environment that can encourage the holistic development of oneself regardless the age, although the younger the better. We are never too young to know things and never too old to stop learning. Having grown with so many teachers who have helped her balance both her academics and social activities, she has joined Abedeen as the Biology and Chemistry teacher to inspire the next generation to become holistic, knowledgeable world leaders.