Teacher Training & Development (TTD)

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E-mail: TA-TTD-SIG@TESOLArabia.org

 

Introduction

TTD SIG is a way of bringing together both experienced and less experienced professionals working in teacher training and development who can pool their resources, knowledge, experience and share in a systematic and organized way. The TTD SIG aims to be an established and well-respected forum for sharing and working together in the field of training and development.

SIG Aims

  • To emphasize the concept of professionalism in relation to English language Teacher Training
  • To promote Teacher Training and Development (TTD) activities among educational institutions in the TESOL Arabia area
  • To create a community of professionals involved in TTD
  • To carry out TTD activities such as min-conferences, workshops, seminars on a variety of topics
  • To carry out a needs analysis amongst TESOL Arabia members in terms of TTD
  • To establish a culture of TTD amongst educational institutions in the TESOL Arabia area

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TTD SIG Team Leaders


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 Co-Chair & Treasurer

racquel.warner@tesolarabia.org

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 Chair

sabina.ashraf@tesolarabia.org

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Dr. Sabina Ashraf has a long career in education and has worked with diverse age groups within multicultural environments. Prior to this, she worked for a few years at one of Hong Kong’s leading retailer and distributor of books and magazines. She joined the English teaching profession when she relocated to the UAE in 1998. She has a B.A. and M.A. in English literature and language. She obtained her doctorate in Education (TESOL) from the University of Exeter, UK in 2016. She is currently an adjunct lecturer at the University of Wollongong in Dubai where she has taught the Uniprep as well as the undergraduate and graduate EAP programs. Her research interests include teacher identity, non-native English-speaking teachers and the use of technology in teaching. Sabina has a keen interest in continuing professional development and has contributed to the field with conference presentations. Most recently, Sabina has been certified as an IELTS Speaking examiner. 

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 Secretary

Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

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 Communications Officer

Dubai, UAE

 

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Upcoming Events

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