Dr. Mariam Alhashmi
Dr. Mariam Alhashmi is an Assistant Professor in the College of Education at Zayed University. Her academic interests include the philosophy of Islamic education and its implications for curriculum development and teacher professional learning. She has extensive expertise in the areas of international education, teacher professional development, and Arabic and Islamic education teaching and learning.
Mariam Alhashmi started her career in the field of education as a teacher, then as an assistant head of a kindergarten school. She also worked as a head of the national curriculum for a group of schools focusing on the teaching and learning of the Arabic, Islamic Studies, and UAE Social Studies curricula. Prior to joining Zayed University, she worked as the Director of Curriculum and Instruction at Emirates National Schools, responsible for overseeing all areas related to teaching and learning of 20 schools across the United Arab Emirates.
Dr Alhashmi has trained hundreds of teachers and principals in the UAE, Kuwait, KSA, and Kenya. She also presented in conferences and symposiums in the UAE, Bahrain, Jordan, Morocco, and Spain on Arabic and Islamic Education teaching and learning.