Having worked with a textile designer in Hong Kong for five years, and having her children there, Shaheen and her husband decided to return to the UK so that both children acquired a British education and grew up amongst their family. On her return and alongside her work within textiles, Shaheen decided to take up some voluntary work in a local school. She was offered a Teaching Assistant post in the school, whereby she carried out baseline assessments with children in their mother tongue. This instigated a new found passion as she began studying, firstly as a Teaching Assistant, and the, invited by the school to acquire a HLTA qualification.
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