Dr. Mariyam Shahuneeza Naseer is currently employed at the Islamic University of Maldives as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation). She has a Doctor of Education in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment specializing in Algebra. As a Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Specialist Dr. Shahuneeza has been directing the curriculum development team in designing, creating, revising, and structuring content, activities, and materials with a focus on instructional delivery methods that are best suited for the learning environment and student experience. In addition, she has been preparing, monitoring, and revising mathematics and mathematics education curriculum; developing and revising teaching materials; coordinating, evaluating, and quality assurance of curriculum delivery, implementation, and assessment.
Her contribution to the curriculum development has been recognized internationally and she has received the Venus International Women Awards 2017. Dr. Shahuneeza has presented at various international research conferences, published in international academic journals, and is currently working as a Postdoctoral Fellow at IIUM. She is the Chief Editor of the Statistics, Mathematics, and Actuarial Science Review and serves as a Reviewer for the International Journal on Emerging Mathematics Education. Dr. Shahuneeza also lectures students enrolled in Master’s Degree Programmes and Undergraduate Programmes on Data Analysis for Management Decisions; Quantitative Research Methods; Quantitative Analysis using Statistics; Statistics for Educational Research to name a few. In addition, she also serves as a thesis supervisor for Master’s students.
Dr. Shahuneeza’s contribution to the education has been recognized nationally and she has received Thila Uthuru Uthama Aruthaveringe Award of Recognition 2015, WOB Distinction & Award for Best Young Woman Professional 2016, WIM-MV Recognition Award in Education 2018, and The President’s Award for Special Achievement 2018.