EDUCATION

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF AIX-EN-PROVENCE (2009-2016)

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

Faculté des sciences humaines et sociales

Thesis : La conception du divin et de l’être humain chez Ibn Arabi

Supervisor: Professor Denis Gril

Result: très honorable

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY (1993-1997)

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

Faculty of Education

Thesis: The role of the self and awareness in language teaching and learning.

Supervisor: Professor Ken Eltis

Result: excellent

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE (1986-1987)

NAATI CERTIFICATE OF ACCREDITATION

Faculty of Arts

Interpreter and translator for English and German

Result: Level 3 Accreditation

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE (1983-1985)

DIPLOMA OF EDUCATION

Faculty of Education

Teaching methodologies for TESOL and LOTE

Result: Fully qualified secondary teacher for English, ESL, French and German

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE (1983-1985)

BACHELOR OF ARTS WITH HONOURS

Faculty of Arts

English, French, German Studies

Thesis: Georg Buechner’s Lenz

Supervisor: Hans Pott

Result: First class Honours and Goethe Prize for 1985

 

THE SORBONNE UNIVERSITY OF PARIS (1980-1982)

D.E.U.G.

Faculty of Arts

English, French and Russian Literature

Result: excellent

ISLAMIC COLLEGE OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA (Feb 2003-Dec 2005)

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL

Management of professional development for staff

Development of ESL courses for new arrivals

Liaison with the Minister for Multicultural Affairs

Liaison with interpreters, psychologists and social workers to ensure the smooth

integration of children with traumatic experiences

 

IELTS ONLINE (Aug 1999-Dec 2002)

DIRECTOR

Creation and management of an online education business 

Management of budget and marketing 

Development of online English and IELTS preparation curriculum

Supervision and training of online tutors

Liaison with overseas business partners

 

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY (Feb 1997-Jul 1999)

ACADEMIC LECTURER

Conceptualisation, coordination, teaching of the “Master of Teaching” Program

Curriculum development of courses on didactics and pedagogy

Lecturer in Teaching Methodology and Classroom Management

Supervision of secondary teachers-in-training

Liaison with school principals, supervising teachers and university colleagues

Responsibility for appraisal reports of teacher performances

Establishment of the link between the theory of scientific disciplines (in my case

languages) and the practice of concrete specialized didactics

Conceptual integration of practical teaching experiences into theoretical teacher training

Development of role-playing games, lesson presentations, video recordings, and critical

reflections to personalise teacher training 

 

 

THE MELBOURNE LANGUAGE CENTRE (Jan 1986- Dec 1990)

ASSISTANT MANAGER

Coordination of all language programs

Responsibility for staff recruitment and training

Cultural advisor for business executives

Interpreter for politicians and business owners

Curriculum development of specialised courses

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