The Darul Ulum College of Victoria comprises of two campuses, with the original campus situated in Fawkner serving as the founding location. Recently, a new campus named Darul Ulum Academy has been inaugurated in Mickleham.
At Darul Ulum College, we are committed to providing quality education in an Islamic environment that teaches students responsibility, the best of moral values and respect for others. We want to enable our students to be creative thinkers, positive contributors to the wider Australian community and become future leaders.
Our contemporary curriculum and religious values facilitate for the development of academic excellence and spiritual growth. At Darul Ulum College, we are focused on providing students with a strong foundation in Islamic and academic knowledge, critical thinking skills and practical application of their learning.
Darul Ulum College An Australian Independent school with underlying Islamic values. You have the opportunity to equip your child with academic excellence and spiritual growth, empower them to be the best they can for their future. Enrol your children in Darul Ulum College now.
We believe that parent participation in Darul Ulum College is an integral part of our students educational experience. Our parents have played a vital role in building a thriving community with our students at the core of all activities. We are proud by the commitment our parents, past and present, show for our School’s initiatives.
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Our school calendar serves as a valuable resource to keep students, parents, and staff informed about important events, holidays, and activities throughout the academic year. School calendar on our website is regularly updated to reflect any changes or additions.
Darul Ulum College has a Prayer Hall (Mosque) on site for the use of students, staff and visiting community members. The Mosque is open for public use even during college hours, although with certain restrictions.
Head Of School (Secondary Girls)
Mouna‘s career in education began with a Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of Melbourne in 1998, after having completed a Bachelor of Science (Honors) degree. With opportunities to teach in various secondary schools, independent and state, offered through the intensive diploma course and various job offers, Mouna was passionate about working in Islamic schools. With the added challenge of being part of the newly established Darul Ulum College in 1998, her career aspirations were clearly met at the College.
Embarking on various challenging roles at the College ranging from Secondary Curriculum Officer, Mathematics, Science and level coordinator, Mouna had the opportunity to gain experience in various dimensions of the teaching career. Her Master in Education gained in 2011, focused on Environmental Science Education, Leadership and Administration, further enhanced her educational qualifications. Prior to becoming the Head of Secondary College in 2015, Mouna was engaged as the Secondary Staff Coach and Trainer, capitalizing on her training in that field.
Mouna’s educational philosophy revolves around nurturing proud individuals who understand the power of education, strive to attain their full potential and consequently display a positive representation of their community.
IT Support Officer
VCE/VASS Coordinator, Careers Coordinator (Secondary)
Hajra Ahmad qualified as a Secondary Science Teacher from The University of Melbourne in 2002. She began her teaching journey in 2003 as a Biology teacher in the Middle East teaching mainly A-level students, and led the Biology Department at King Saud International School of Saudi Arabia. In 2006, she moved to Kuwait and joined the English School for Girls as a Biology teacher. She joined Darul Ulum College of Victoria in 2010 as a full time maths and science teacher. She became the Science Coordinator for middle school in 2013. She then became the Maths/Science Coordinator in 2014 for secondary school. In 2015, she became the VCE Coordinator for the girls’ campus and is currently holding this role. In 2016 she took on the role of Level Coordinator for the 10-12 year levels.
Lead Coordinator - Primary Girls 3 -6 Girls, (Primary)
Sobia completed master’s in public administration with specialization in Human Resource Management from University of Karachi in 2001. To further enhance her knowledge base in the field of education, she pursued MA in Educational Planning Economics and Educational Development in 2006 from IOE, University of London. Being an ardent advocate of teacher licensing, she completed her Bachelor's in Education in 2008. She began her teaching career overseas and has over 25 years of experience in the field of education in different capacities. She is a Hubert Humphry Fellow and has completed one-year training in the area of Educational Planning and Management from Vanderbilt University, in 2012.
She joined Darul ULUM College of Victoria in 2015 as a Primary School Teacher after migrating to Australia in 2013. She has worked as a Level Coordinator for Year Level 4-6 in 2017. Since 2018, she is working as the Lead Coordinator for F-3. Her role mainly involves management and collaboration with sub-school teams, curriculum implementation and monitoring student progress.
Sobia is a passionate learner and believes strongly in life-long learning which she feels instills the love of learning in her students.
Level Coordinator P- 1 (Primary Coordinator)
Quran Coordinator P - 6 Girls (Primary)
Level Coordinator 4-6 (Primary)
Lead Coordinator - Primary Girls F -2 Girls (Primary)
Nurhidayati Ali began her teaching career in Singapore in 2003. She has experience teaching in both Primary and Secondary school. Nurhidayati graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Education) with Merit from Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and a Master of Education (International Education) from Monash University.
Nurhidayati joined Darul Ulum College of Victoria in 2013 as a parent volunteer before taking up casual teaching position years later. She became a full-time teaching staff in 2016 and is committed to engage and inspire students to reach their full potential. She also motivates students to learn and grow while upholding their Islamic beliefs and identities.
Property Administrative Officer
PE/Sports 4 - 10 Boys, (Primary & Secondary)
Qazi began his teaching journey in 2012 as a Quran and Islamic Studies teacher. His respected father encouraged him to memorise the Holy Quran, complete an eight-year degree in Islamic studies, and then specialise in Islamic Jurisprudence; thus, he always loved learning and teaching these subjects. In 2015, he became the Islamic Studies coordinator and has since been fulfilling this role.
He believes the key to success is understanding what Allah S.W.T requires at every step of one’s life, and fulfilling these requirements as demonstrated by the beloved prophet Muhammad (PBUH). He strongly believes in the concept of ‘lead by example’, and that every teacher should be a role model for their students and the community.
Data Administrator / Office Administator
Level Coordinator 4 - 6 Boys (Primary)
Level Coordinator 10 - 12 Boys, NCCD Evidence Collection (NCCD Coordinator), Technology Coordinator 7-10 Boys (Secondary)
Quran/Tarbiya Coordinator 7 - 10 Girls, Students Support Services (NCCD)/Counsellor. (Secondary)
Ms Aniza Baharin graduated from University of Melbourne in 1998 holding a degree in MBBS. Having a strong belief in the importance of a holistic approach to wellbeing, which deals with not only the physical but the emotional as well as the spiritual side of being; she has chosen a different career pathway by joining Darul Ulum College of Victoria, in 2008, as a Qur’an/Religious Instructor at Secondary level. She became Assistant Qur’an Coordinator in 2009 before her appointment as Qur’an Coordinator in 2010. In 2015 and to date she has been appointed to coordinate the Secondary Girls Qur’an Department. Aniza is currently working towards completing a Masters of Teaching in Secondary Education.
In 2015, she was appointed as the College Counsellor for the female section and in 2016 to coordinate the Student Wellbeing Department. Her role has been extended to address Staff Wellbeing issues in 2017. Ms Aniza has participated in numerous wellbeing workshops and professional development sessions addressing wellbeing issues such as:
• Disordered Eating
• Understanding and Supporting Children with Anxiety
• Understanding Self-Harming Behaviour and Engaging At Risk Students
• Enhancing Teaching and Learning Outcomes by Incorporating Positive Psychology
• Working with Students Experiencing Loss and Grief
• Tackling Anxiety and Building Resilience in Young people
• Building and Promoting Resilience in Adolescent Girls
• Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
• Seminar on The Challenging Net-generation
• Practical Evidence for those working with students experiencing Emotional and Social Difficulties
She still believes in a holistic focus to wellbeing for both students and staff as well as a strong faith that will contribute towards a peaceful and beneficial contribution to society and the achievement of personal best.
Science Coordinator 7 - 10, Girls Campus. (Secondary)
Arabic Primary/Secondary Coordinator(Primary & Secondary)
Mr Ibrahim graduated with Diploma in secondary Education in 2000 with a background computer and Mathematical science degree in 1990 and completed his Master in Teaching and Education in 2012. He has taught in various areas such as Mathematics, LOTE (Arabic), and Information Technology, as well taking on various leadership roles such as subject head in both primary and secondary over the last 16 years.
He joined Darul Ulum College in 2011 as an Arabic and Mathematics teacher, and has been an Arabic Coordinator since 2014. Prior to commencing at Darul ulum college, Mr Ibrahim worked in other Islamic schools for approximately 7 years. He worked overseas as well, as a discipline and curriculum coordinator in the middle school and taught Mathematics.
Mr Ibrahim believes that the teacher has a significant responsibility in preparing young people to lead successful and productive lives. The teacher's effectiveness has a powerful impact on student’s achievement. Therefore, effective teachers can be a source of inspiration and consistent influence on young people as they make choices about their education, work and life. Studying in an Islamic College empowers students with the Islamic knowledge they require to make informed decisions.
Humanities Coordinator 7 - 10 Girls (Secondary)
Ms Karam graduated with Diploma in Secondary Education in 2000 with a Nursing background and degree in 1995 and completed her Masters of Education in 2012. She has taught in various areas such as English, EFL (English Foreign language), Science and Humanities as well taking on various leadership roles as subject head, level coordinator and school nurse over the last 15 years.
She joined Darul Ulum College in 2012 as an English and Humanities teacher, and has been the Female coordinator of 7-10 Humanities Department since 2014. She also became the Year 7/8 level coordinator in 2015 and continued in this position till 2016 for the Years 7-9.
Prior to commencing at Darul Ulum College, Ms Karam worked overseas as a EFL coordinator and taught EFL for 5 years and has also taught at another Islamic school for three years.
Ms Karam believes as a teacher, she must facilitate learning and growth academically, personally, and ethically. By providing a quality education to each individual in one's classroom, a teacher equips children with the tools necessary for success in life. Teaching in an Islamic school environment is also very important as it would give the students the confidence, Islamic knowledge and skills they require to be prepared for the future in society.
Hifz Coordinator - Girls Campus, (Primary)
Level Coordinator 2-3, (Primary)
Nusrath began her teaching journey in India in 1999 as a high school Mathematics and Physics teacher while pursuing her teaching degree. After becoming a qualified teacher in 2002, she continued to teach in India till 2007. In 2007, she joined Dekalb County School System in Georgia, United States. Nusrath continued her teaching journey in Melbourne, when she first moved to Australia in 2011. Thereafter, in 2012, she joined Darul Ulum College to teach Mathematics and Science at different levels. Nusrath has been holding the position of the Mathematics Coordinator since 2015.
As a teacher, Nusrath is always motivated by the desire to help the students to find the spark of joy in discovering and understanding new concepts. The most rewarding part of her career as a teacher is to work with students one-on-one and to witness that they finally grasp the essence of a new idea.
Maths & Science Coordinator Pri 4 to 6 (Primary)
English Coordinator 7 - 10 Girls (Secondary)
Head Of School (Primary Girls)
Rakia Chebib completed her Bachelor of Education Degree at Deakin University in 1995. She began teaching year 4 students at DUCV in its early stages in 1998. Over the 20 years of committed service to DUCV, Rakia’s passion in making a difference for children in education led her to undertake various key roles at the College.
In particular, Rakia specialised in the establishment and implementation of reading, literacy and numeracy programs for early and middle years in primary. She has been at the forefront in training and providing support to staff as the Early Years Literacy and Numeracy Coordinator and Reading Intervention support coordinator as well as a Cognitive Coach. Rakia also taught at secondary level as an English and Humanities teacher in 2001 -2002.
Rakia’s knowledge, organisational and management skills led her to undertake the role of Primary Senior Coordinator and has since been appointed Head of Primary School. Rakia believes that all students have the capacity to learn and can show improvement given the right support, knowledge and skills. In her role as a Head of School, she works towards strengthening student, teacher and parent partnerships in an effort to facilitate success for all students.
Rakia is committed to researching practices that introduce innovative and creative teaching tools to enrich the learning experiences of all students.
Sinan commenced his teaching career in 2014 as a CRT and joined DUCV as a Grade 5 form Teacher in 2015. He became the Art & Technologies Coordinator (Boys) in 2016 and still continues as the Grade 5 form Teacher.
Sinan endeavours to not only teach students the current curriculum but provide them with the tools and skills to become independent critical thinkers and encourage their learning to be continuous throughout their schooling and later life.
Science Coordinator 7 - 10 - Boys, Standarised Assessment Associate, RTO CoordinatorSecondary
Muddasser is an active member of the institution, specialising in Science, Mathematics, Islamic Studies and Quran. He began his teaching journey at the College in 2013 as a Mathematics and Quran teacher, and then progressed onto managing various departments. Along with his position as one of the College’s VCE teachers, he is the Careers Advisor on the boys’ section as well as the intervention coordinator and newsletter editor. He has also been appointed as Science Coordinator for the secondary boys’ section since 2016.
Muddasser values the gifts every student holds within them, and strives to help students unleash their potential and talents. He takes a high interest in individualised learning and differential teaching to ensure that each student proudly achieves their personal best.
Grade 4 Team leader
Ms Hanan completed her Master’s in Education at La Trobe University in 2009, following her Diploma of Education at La Trobe University in 2003. Prior to being a teacher, she completed a Bachelor in Computer Science, where she gained knowledge and I.T based skills. She began teaching at Darul Ulum College of Victoria in 2005. Since then, she has specialised in teaching the Arabic language and Information Technology to students across all year levels. In 2013, she began coordinating the Arabic subject at the girls’ section.
Ms Hanan is currently completing a Bachelor of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Al-Azhar University to further her knowledge in Islam and subsequently instil this knowledge into students at the campus through her teaching. She has always had a strong passion for teaching students of all ages and supporting her students to reach their full potential. Ms Hanan has recently been appointed by the VCAA as an oral and written language assessor for the VCE certificate. Ms Hanan continues to develop her teaching-based professionalism through professional developments and further study.
Abdullah commenced his teaching career in 2001. After having completed his schooling in Australia, he completed a double degree in Islamic Theology / Islamic Sciences and Arabic language in Damascus. He has also obtained an Ijaza in Hadeeth from the late renowned scholar, Moulana Abul Hasan Ali Al-Nadwi. Prior to that, he had completed the memorisation of the Holy Qur’an.
Upon graduating with an Islamic Studies degree, he subsequently completed a Diploma in Secondary Education followed by the accomplishment of Masters of Education in 2008.
Abdullah has occupied a range of leadership roles since he commenced his career at Darul Ulum College ranging from a department coordinator to the Head of School for the males’ section of the College. In addition to his educational role at Darul Ulum College, he has also contributed to a variety of seminars and conferences. On a voluntary basis, he periodically assists the leadership team of Fawkner Mosque in delivering the Friday sermon and leading prayers.
In realising the importance of nurturing and facilitating for children’s needs in the academic and spiritual space alike, Abdullah’s passion is to explore the values and practices outlined in Prophet Muhammad’s (peace be upon him) biography to illustrate the interconnectedness between mind, spirit and contemporary pedagogy. The aim of this approach is to foster a culture of intellectual curiosity and positive citizenship.
Hifz Coordinator (Boys Campus), Primary
Administrative Support Officer
Safaa completed her Diploma of Education at the University of Melbourne in 2003 before joining the team at Darul Ulum College in 2004 as a prep teacher. She has taught various year levels including grades prep, 1,2 and 4.
Safaa has taken on various leadership roles during her time at the college, including Prep-6 English and Humanities coordinator, Grades 3-4 coordinator and Foundations Team Leader.
She strongly believes that each student has the potential to learn and needs to be nurtured to reach their full potential. She has a passion for teaching students in the early years of school and understands that effective learning requires collaboration between teachers and parents.
Team Leader Grade 1
Careers Coordinator 7-10 Boys (Secondary)
PE/Sports Coordinator F-6
Kaneez Fatima completed her Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Education and began her teaching career at the International Indian School (KSA) as a Mathematics teacher in the primary department. She worked as a CRT at Darul Ulum College of Victoria as well as another Islamic school between 2004-2006.
She joined Darul Ulum College as a P.E/Art and Mathematics teacher in 2007. She became the level coordinator and P.E/extra-curricular activity coordinator in 2009 and continued in this position until 2014. She then became Health/P.E subject coordinator in 2015.
She values and cares about the wellbeing of all students and believes in the idea that “you have the ability and can do it” as the key to success for every individual student.
Mr Abdurrahman Gokler completed his Bachelor of Science degree in 1987 at La Trobe University, later travelling overseas to acquire religious education. Upon returning to Melbourne in 1991, he began his teaching career at one of the first Islamic colleges in Victoria. He taught Mathematics, Science, Religion and Quran Studies. He took on the leadership position of Religious Studies and Quran Studies coordination for several years at the same school. He also completed Intermediate Arabic at Melbourne University in 1994.
In 1998, he became the Vice-Principal of Darul Ulum College of Victoria. He is one of the pioneers who played a key role in the establishment of the College; developing administrational policies, educational policies and curriculum documents for submission to attain primary school, junior secondary school and senior secondary (VCE) registrations during the school’s growth and development process.
Mr Gokler completed his Masters in Education at Melbourne University in 2009, specialising in ‘Evaluation Forms and Approaches’. He was promoted to the role of Principal at Darul Ulum College in 2015. He believes in team work, collaboration and continuous improvement. He is innovative and is always prepared for new challenges. Mr Gokler is passionate about working in partnership with teachers, students and parents in raising faithful, successful and compassionate members of the Australian community.
Level Coordinator Kitab Boys, Secondary
Hufsa commenced her teaching journey at Darul Ulum College of Victoria in 2015 after completing her Master of Teaching at Deakin University. Hufsa is passionate about educating and nurturing young minds and actively works towards encouraging students to reach their full potential.
Hufsa strongly believes that every child is a capable learner with unique learning capabilities. She endeavours to have a flexible teaching style to meet students’ individual needs to make them life-long learners. She believes in creating strong respectful relationship with students where students feel safe and supported and strive to maximize their own learning
Cem Huseyin is a graduate of B. Com. (Tas.), Dip Ed. (Melb.) and has been teaching for over twenty-five years in a myriad of schools in both Tasmania and Victoria, in the public as well as the private sectors across Year 7 to Year 12.
In Hobart, he taught in two different schools and he also spent two years in various part-time positions and relief teaching. In Melbourne, he initially taught at one of the Islamic schools and thereafter joined Darul Ulum College in 1999.
His lengthy involvement with the community varied from organising aid to poverty-stricken countries, being an active board member of Islamic organisations and running Islamic classes to adults, all of which is both a source of pride and satisfaction.
Currently employed at Darul Ulum College of Victoria in his nineteenth year, Cem is busy with not only educating students, but changing lives and making a difference.
Sobia Iram started teaching at Darul Ulum College of Victoria in 2015, in the capacity of a Quran teacher. Prior to her employment with Darul Ulum College of Victoria, she has been involved in teaching Quran to students of all ages, since 2011.
She took the position of Subject Coordinator for Quran in 2017. Sobia values a personalised approach to the learning of the Quran and the importance of instilling the love for reading the Quran. She strongly believes accurate modelling, assimilation and prompt daily feedback. She believes a balanced reading approach, produces eloquent reading, which in itself is the core for student motivation.
Her passion and professional interests include supporting students in achieving academic excellence, and establishment of eloquent Quran reading in the wider community.
VCE Coordinator & VASS Coordinator (Secondary)
Before teaching, Kazi developed his communication, team work, organisation and initiative skills through his employment experiences in International Engineering and Shipping organisations. His Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Education degrees from Monash University provided him with the theoretical grounding that assisted him to integrate learning across content areas. The practicums which were completed in Mazenod College, Mount Erin College and Hampton Park Secondary College assisted him to develop his professional approach to teaching.
Kazi joined Darul Ulum College of Victoria in 2012. He reinforced his teaching skills by teaching secondary and VCE Mathematics. In 2014 and 2015 he mentored several student teachers. In 2016, Kazi became the school coach conducting EBOs (evidence based observations) in the class rooms. Moreover, as a coach he was involved in the training and conducting PD’s for teachers. These experiences developed his pedagogical content knowledge. He became the VCE and VASS Coordinator in 2017.
Kazi strongly believes that the best teacher is the best learner, who should be proactive to embrace educational innovation and change.
Primary English/Humanities 4 to 6 (Primary)
Nahida Khan is a graduate from the University of Bombay (Mumbai) with a Bachelor's Degree in Science and Graduate Diploma of Education from RMIT University Melbourne. Before joining the dynamic and vibrant team of Darul Ulum College as a primary teacher in 2014, Ms Nahida worked in a local government school for three years which gave her a varied teaching and learning experience.
Nahida understands the need to nurture young minds and believes in building positive relationships with students. As a teacher, she considers it her moral responsibility to provide cognitive tools and strategies for her students to help them develop as positive contributors to our society.
Assistant IT Manager
Office Manager / Human Resource Manager
English Coordinator 7 - 10 Boys (Secondary)
Standarised Assessment Coordinator.
Subhani completed her Bachelors of Engineering and worked as a designing engineer prior to her teaching journey at Darul Ulum College. In 2004, she completed her Diploma of Education in Mathematics and Chemistry and joined as a primary teacher to year 1. In 2007, she became the assessment coordinator at the College. She completed her Master’s in Education (Mathematics & Gifted Education as a special subject) in 2008. From 2005 – 2012 she worked as year 4 classroom teacher. In 2013 she became a year 5 & 6 Mathematics teacher and became the primary Mathematics and Science coordinator for Foundation to year 6. In 2015 she developed Common Assessment Standardizing Process for the College as the assessment coordinator while continuing as the year 3-6 Mathematics and Science coordinator. Subhani became the senior coordinator in 2017 to support the senior management with enthusiasm.
To support her role in the school, in 2015 Subhani has been trained as a cognitive coach. Also as the assessment coordinator, Subhani has received ISV training to conduct various assessment tools to identify cognitive deficiencies and dyslexia. In 2016 she has been trained in Instrumental Enrichment through ISV and currently supports staff to establish and run the College’s brain enrichment programs for Foundation to year 6 in the female campus.
Subhani values every student’s capacity and believes in cognitive modifiability to extend current capacity of all students. With systematic approach and building relationships, Subhani believes that students’ learning paths can be modified to explore their untapped potential. Currently she is a part time student of a Psychology (Honors) degree and is passionate about cognitive psychology in education which she believes has strengthened her teaching career with education psychology practices.
Quran Coordinator 4 to 10 Boys, Level Coordinator 7-9 Boys (Primary & Secondary)
Jihad is a Darul Ulum graduate and he began his teaching journey in 2015 as a Quran teacher and a teachers’ aide for English, mathematics and Arabic. In 2016 he became an Islamic studies teacher. He is currently holding the role of Quran coordinator for the boys section.
Jihad studied advanced Tajweed along with other Islamic studies subjects for a year in the Azhar university of Egypt, he also completed a 6-year Islamic studies course. He recently attained his qualification in adolescent counselling.
Jihad believes that every student is unique and has strengths. He likes to search for the strengths of students, help them gain self-confidence through the qualities and strengths they have.
Level Coordinator 7 to 9 Girls, Art Coordinator 7-10 Girls (Secondary)
Maths Coordinator 7 - 12 - Boys (Secondary)
Art & Tech Coordinator F-6 Girls (Primary)
NCCD Coordinator 3-6 (Primary)
Ms Sarwat has 25+ years of diversified experience in the field of education and technology gained through studying and working in commercial and educational sector in Australia and overseas. She completed her year 12 with pre-med subjects in 1987. She became interested in the computer science field and completed her degree in B. Com and Diploma in Computer Science in 1989, in Pakistan.
Upon migrating to Australia in 1995, she completed her Master’s degree in Information Systems at Swinburne University. Later, she completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Administration, focusing on Leading Education Organisation, Curriculum & Assessment and Human Resource Development and Graduate Diploma in Secondary Teaching with Business Management and Information Technology methods in 2004, at the University of Melbourne.
Ms Sarwat joined Darul Ulum College in 2005. Later in 2006-2008 she had the opportunity of working as as a replacement teacher in various state and independent schools. She re-joined Darul Ulum College in 2008 as a teacher. In 2012, she was entrusted with the additional responsibility of assistant assessment coordinator, where she has extended her support in developing assessment tools and overseeing the school’s internal and external assessment and reporting process and procedures. From 2013 to date, she has been working as an art, technology and business management teacher, and secondary art and technology coordinator. For her, education is the understanding gained after studying and/or experiencing life lessons, which develops the power of wisdom, reasoning and judgment within students, and prepares them, intellectually for their present and future life situations
Assistant Speech Pathologist
Foundation Team Leader
Teacher / Health & Student Wellbeing Officer
Maths Coordinator 7 - 10 Girls (Secondary)
Reshide graduated from La Trobe University and completed her Master of Education in 2014. She joined Darul Ulum College of Victoria in term 2, 2015 and has been teaching English, Humanities and PE to Year 7 to 10 students. She strives on planning activities that develop the creative skills and interests of students. She is motivated to create exciting lessons to generate an inspiring classroom. She is also passionate to open their minds and encourage them to look beyond the conventional and ordinary, so as to develop significant experiences within the school.
Reshide plays a vital role in moulding the character and health of every child by engaging them in a variety of active play. She finds sports and health as a worthy subject that is essential for a child’s heart and mind, which is what motivated her to undertake the role of PE/Health Coordinator.
NCCD Coordinator P-2 (Primary)
Zainab completed her Diploma of Education at Latrobe University before beginning her teaching journey at Darul Ulum College of Victoria in 2008. She has extensive experience in teaching lower primary classes at the College. In 2015 she took on the role of primary English and Humanities coordinator for a period of 2 years. Currently she is teaching Foundation and coordinating Foundation – Grade 1 Mathematics and Science.
Zainab strongly believes that each student has the potential to bring something unique and special to the world and aims to assist students in developing lifelong skills. She actively works towards building a strong rapport with students and creating a welcoming and safe classroom, where students feel comfortable to share their thoughts and ideas.
Level Coordinator 9-10 Girls (Secondary)
Ms. Taahiraa Siddique completed her Bachelor of Education and Master of Arts.
She started her career as a primary teacher in 2009, and continued her teaching journey as an English, Humanities, Quran and Tarbiyah teacher from 2012. In 2017, she was also appointed as the Tarbiyah Coordinator for Year 7 to 10.
Ms.Taahiraa is experienced in creating constructive learning environment and motivating students to learn better in school. She guides students through the learning process, and by facilitating them to attain success in their Islamic and secular studies. She has the ability to get on well with people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities; and highly patient when working with those who may lack confidence. Her attitude to teaching is to motivate and encourage learners to believe in them and to continue with their studies.
Primary Maths/Science 4 to 6 (Primary)
Pancawati began her teaching career in 2008 at Darul Ulum College of Victoria soon after finishing her Diploma of (Primary) Education. She has since been a form teacher at the school in mostly upper primary. She is currently also serving as Maths/Science (4-6) Department Coordinator.
Pancawati’s enjoyment in working with children motivated her to pursue a career in primary education despite having finished her bachelor degree in telecommunication engineering. She holds firmly in the belief that children learn best in a happy and safe environment and that teachers have the responsibility of being good role models in akhlaaq, adaab and academic aspects.
ICT Support Officer
Kitab Coordinator (Secondary)
Level Coordinator 4 - 8 Hifz Boys (Primary & Secondary)
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