The Department of Language Education

The Department of Language Education (Jabatan Pendidikan Bahasa [JPB]) develops educators and professionals in the English Language and improves practice through teaching, research and service in the areas of schools and related industries. Our graduates and academic staff play significant roles in the education of children and adults. Many of our alumni are teaching in schools across Malaysia while others serve in the public and private sectors. Our lecturers are actively engaged in community development, facilitate professional developments and training children to prepare them for a better future.

As one of four departments in the Faculty of Education and Social Sciences, JPB is currently home to about 710 undergraduate students with 20 academic staff.

Department's Management

The crowd pulling the department together

Dr. Soo Ruey Shing

Head of Department

Na-Thinamalar Magiswary a/p Nadarajan

Programme Coordinator for Diploma in Teaching English As A Second Language (TESL)

Suzulaikha binti Mohamed

Programme Coordinator for Bachelor of Education (Hons) Teaching English As A Second Language (TESL)

Number of programmes

There are 3 programmes in the department


20 experienced lecturer

Students' Club

Unisel TESL Club (UTC)