Shabnam Gulamhussen

Shabnam Gulamhussen has taught English as a Foreign Language at secondary and tertiary levels in Portugal and Mozambique. She is a PhD candidate in Multilingualism and Education for a Global Citizenship at NOVA University, Lisbon. Her doctoral research investigates the potential of literature circles for promoting intercultural citizenship in a secondary school context. She holds a master’s degree in Curriculum Development awarded by Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique, and an MA in Education by the Open University, UK. Her areas of interest in education include the development of curriculum materials, dialogic teaching, collaborative learning and intercultural citizenship.
Shabnam Gulamhussen also takes interest in Muslim history, culture and societies. As recipient of a scholarship offered by the Institute of Ismaili Studies, UK, she obtained an MTeach (Master of Teaching) and an MA in Education (Muslim Societies & Civilisations) from the University College London, Institute of Education, UK.
Following this, she has been involved in the Ismaili community’s secondary Religious Education initiatives as a volunteer.

Gulamhussen, S. (2020). An investigation into using collaborative writing in the religious education classroom: action research in the Portuguese context. MTeach Journal [online] Available at: