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Conference Inaugural Speaker

 

Dr. Halima Saleh Al-Badwawi

Assistant Director General for Academic Affairs in the DG of the Colleges of Applied Sciences, Oman

Dr. Halima Saleh Al-Badwawi is currently the Assistant Director General for Academic Affairs in the DG of the Colleges of Applied Sciences, Ministry of Higher Education. When Dr Al-Badwawi joined the Ministry of Higher Education, she first worked as an Assistant Lecturer and a coordinator of the Foundation Programme at Suhar College of Applied Sciences before taking up her current position in October 2014. Dr. Halima also worked for several years in the Ministry of Education as an English Language teacher, a senior teacher and a supervisor.
Dr Al-Badwawi received her PhD and MA degrees in TESOL from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom. Her research interests include academic writing, academic literacies, First year students’ experience and Foundation Programmes.