E-mail: TA-RES-SIG@TESOLArabia.org

Additional E-mail: researchsig22@gmail.com



  • To provide professional development opportunities to all the educators interested in research by organizing workshops, seminars and conferences.
  • To reach out to all the educators interested in educational research and share research experiences, findings, ideas and interests through a quarterly online newsletter.
  • To develop and expand research networks among educational researchers in the U.A.E and the Gulf through an interactive SIG website.
  • To set up a SIG discussion group which will serve as a forum to address and discuss research-related issues, and promote collaboration among all the educators interested in educational research.
  • To liaise with TESOL Arabia chapters and the local tertiary institutions to organize jointevents and research days.
  • To provide support and guidance for post-graduate students and teachers involved in educational research.

RES SIG Team Leaders

Sahbi Hidri

Chair & Publications Coordinator

English Language Institute, University of Jeddah,

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

E-mail: sahbi.hidri@tesolarabia.org

Mohamed Azaza

Treasurer & Research Coordinator

ADNOC Technical Institute

Abu Dhabi, UAE

E-mail: mohamed.azaza@tesolarabia.org

Saima Rauf


The City School International

Dubai, UAE

E-mail: saima.rauf@tesolarabia.org

Upcoming RES SIG Events


Dubai: 2nd TESOL Arabia SIG Conference: New Beginnings

On October 2nd the 2nd TESOL Arabia SIG Conference was hosted at Middlesex University Dubai. The theme was New Beginnings to reflect that this was the first combined event of the year for the SIGs. The event gave the 9 SIGs (special interest groups) of TESOL Arabia a...

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Dubai: TESOL Arabia SIGs & T-PLUS Joint Conference

The first TESOL Arabia and T-PLUS, Turkey, joint conference took place on 1-2 May 2015 at HCT - Dubai Men's College. > CONFERENCE PROGRAM < For more photos, visit TESOL Arabia Facebook page...

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