Heba Kholeif, MEd in Management of Inclusive Education in Developing Countries, 2012

It was beautifully challenging. I learnt how to improve my critical thinking and analyse situations along with many other things.

Current Role

I was previously a project manager in an early intervention unit for children with multiple disabilities. I am currently a freelance disability consultant and an embassy of knowledge officer at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt. 

Why did you originally apply to the University of Birmingham and School of Education?

I wished to study how people with special needs are included in mainstream education and how this can be applied in Egypt 

What are your fondest memories of the school and university?

I  cherish all my memories, the lectures, school visits, meetings with the professors, discussions, everything, even the coffee breaks! I learnt a great deal.

What did you think of the learning experience? Did you find your degree challenging or easy in any way?

It was beautifully challenging. I learnt how to improve my critical thinking and analyse situations along with many other things.

What advice would you give any current students who are studying your course?

Just to read and research a lot, but also make time to build a long lasting friendships.