Shazad Khan

shazad Khan

EAP Teaching Fellow

Contact details

Birmingham International Academy
46 Priorsfield
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

I have over a decade of teaching experience I have taught a range of modules at Foundation, Undergraduate and Premasters levels.


MEd in Academic Practice, Birmingham City University.

PGDIP in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education, Birmingham City University.

PGCERT in Teaching & Learning Higher Education, Birmingham City University.  

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

PGDIP in Sociology, University of Warwick, Coventry. 

CELTA, University of Cambridge.  

B.A. [Hons],  Applied Theological Studies, University of Birmingham.


I have worked at Birmingham City University, Coventry University and presently at the University of Birmingham. I have taught a range of modules at Foundation, Undergraduate and Premasters levels, which include: Interactive Learning Skills & Communication (ILSC); Research Methods; Critical Thinking; Composition & Style.

 I am also a parent governor at Deykin Avenue Primary School.


At the BIA I teach and have taught:

Pre-sessional English on the BME Programme

EAP on the Foundation Programme

In-sessional EAP

Other activities

Academic interests

My main research interests include assessment methods in HE, integrating technology in the classroom  and in my spare time I teach Arabic and Islamic Studies. 


Assessing the Assessors – The Case of Critical Thinking. University of Birmingham February 2019 British Association of Lecturers in English for Academic Purposes (BALEAP) PIM. 

Pedagogical Reform in Arabic Language Teaching with Afzal Muhammed

University of Birmingham, June 2013

Collaborative partnerships between universities and Muslim institutions: Dismantling the Roadblocks. Funded by Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).