Qualifications and memberships

PhD, Education (Present)

PGC Learning and Teaching in Higher Education


BA (Hons) Education Studies

BA Arabic and Islamic Sciences

Academic and research interests

Islamic education in the UK, Dar-ul-Ulooms

Bi/multilingual education

Translanguaging in the classroom


Ahmed, K. (2018) ‘Teaching critical thinking and writing in higher education: an action research project’, TEAN Journal, 10(1), pp. 74-84. Available at: https://ojs.cumbria.ac.uk/index.php/TEAN/article/view/444/568

Ahmed, K. (2015) 'Translanguaging: A case study of multilingual learners in a madrasah in Tower Hamlets. Conference paper presented at the Resisting the Standard: International Literacy Conference, Sheffield University, June 2015.

Hassan, N. and Ahmed, K. (2015) ‘Exploring translanguaging: a case study of a madrasah in Tower Hamlets’, Research in Teacher Education, 5 (2), 23–28. Available at: www.uel.ac.uk/rite/issues/volume5/no2nov2015/articles/exploringtranslanguagingacasestudyofamadrasahintowerhamlets/.

Recent external roles

External Examiner, Birmingham City University