10 to know in education in the UAE in 2017

In celebration of ten years serving the global education community we are highlighting ten to know in education in the UAE (United Arab Emirates) in 2017. The UAE was selected since the founder has been based here the majority of the last ten years. Each person will be shared throughout this year. Our fifth person to know is Bashaer Al Kilani.



Bashaer Al Kilani is an experienced education leader and holds a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership. She is an ambassador of effective technology integration in learning. She has written educational articles for global educational magazines. Bashaer has worked as an instructional supervisor, curriculum developer, and is currently an IT lecturer in Higher Education. During her engagement in the academic field, she has designed and implemented development strategies on the district level. She has her hands full with e-Learning as she worked on initiating and developing e-Curriculum for ICT in K-12 and is currently using simulation-based learning methods with her students in higher education. Bashaer’s current research interests include e-learning, blended learning, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), simulation-based learning, and educational leadership. In addition to conducting several workshops for various events, she is an advocate of personalized professional development. This led her to founding #EdchatMENA educational chat for global collaboration on education reform and embracing instructional technology.


She has presented at many conferences as keynote, featured speaker and trainer like: Bett Middle East Leadership Forum, Global Education Forum/GESS, TESOL Arabia conferences, and IATTec to name but a few. Bashaer is certified in many IT academic tracks such as: Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert, CCNA Exploration 4, CISCO ITE, Java Programming, Programming with SQL /ORACLE, and Adobe associate in Photo Shop.


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