Palestinian Higher Education in Protracted Crises: Identity and Resilience
Date(s) - 03/10/2021
3:00 am - 4:30 am
Centre For Higher Education And Equity Research - CHEER, University Of Sussex
Date And Time
Wed, March 10, 2021
3:00 AM – 4:30 AM PST
About this Event
This seminar will shed light on Palestinian higher education institutions as they continue to overcome the challenges of occupation, siege and isolation, drawing on the values of national identity, resilience and hope.
Nazmi Al-Masri obtained his PhD from the School of Education at the University of Manchester, UK, in 1994 and since then he has been working at the schools of Arts and Education at The Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine. He has over 26 years’ experience in teaching several courses for undergraduates and graduates including Technology in Teaching English, Oral Communication skills, English for specific purposes and curriculum development and evaluation. His main interest over the past 10 years has been pedagogy and technology, teacher training, teaching English and Arabic as foreign languages and intercultural awareness and communication as well inclusive education.
He has been a co-investigator and consultant on about 20 British and EU-funded international projects of academic research, capacity building and mobility. He co-published several articles in international journals addressing issues related to online teaching and training and intercultural collaboration. He also co-edited a book with two British colleagues: Multilingual Online Academic Collaborations as Resistance: Crossing Impassable Borders (Aug 2020). He was a member of the Palestinian National Team for the development of the first English language curriculum and textbooks used currently in all Palestinian schools, called English for Palestine Series published by Macmillan, UK.