One thing that all our on-site students rave about is the friendliness of the teachers and staff at Arab Academy. Each month we’ll profile one here so you can get to know them too.
This month, we feature Ustaaz Sayed Ramadan (أستاذ سيد رمضان). Ustaaz Sayed has been with Arab Academy since its inception. Married with three children, he lives just outside Cairo in a quiet village, the perfect balance to his hectic work life in frantic-paced Cairo. Ustaaz Sayed is known for the rapt attentiveness with which he listens to students and his ability to help them communicate solely in Arabic regardless of their proficiency level. As lead teacher, he stays very busy managing all the other teachers, the content developers, and the technicians.Read the rest of this entry »
A group of Arabic language teachers from Indonesia attended a teacher training course at Arab Academy to enhance the Arabic teachers' skills, competence and performance, and to make the best use of modern technology in education. They also enjoyed visiting the pyramids in Cairo and spent a day on the Mediterranean in Alexandria.
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I was so happy to meet Mrs. Wissam Moula from Fairfax County, Virginia at MESA. She had visited Arab Academy in Cairo, Egypt in the summer of 2008 to attend a Teacher Training Program. She was so generous with her time and she and her daugther Judy, have graciously helped us prepare the Arab Academy booth at MESA and receive visitors. alf shukr ya wissam wa Judy!!! Hope to see you again soon!Read the rest of this entry »
It was wonderful to meet Prof. Tawhida ElAskary from the University of Houston at MESA. We had a meeting to discuss Arab Academy's program that is being used at U of H. Tawhida is also in charge of alumni program of the American University in Cairo. Being one of AUC's alumni we certainly had plenty to talk about.Read the rest of this entry »