Professional Development

CONFERENCES Presenter / Organiser

  • Conference presenter "Digital Media Instruction: A pilot study of a certificate course delivered to college students in the UAE." at the Annual conference of World Wide Web Applications held in Durban South Africa, November 2012.
  • Conference presenter " for iPads" at the iCelebrate iPad Conference at Abu Dhabi Women's college (HCT) June 2011

  • Conference presenter of “A pilot study: Delivering IELTS reading skills as an online component to Bachelor of Education students” at the Northern Emirates conference ‘Al Najat’ Fujeirah Women’s College (HCT) May 7 2009
  • Chairman and convenor for Northern Emirates "e-Learning in Practice" Conference held April 2008
  • Conference presenter of “Authentic Assessment through a WebQuest" at HCT Professional Development Conference for Mathematic teachers in Al Ain, UAE. 2005 
  • Conference convener “Geology for Geography Teachers Conference Durban, RSA 1997. 
  • Conference presenter ‘Teaching South African Geology for Grade 12 Teachers” Geology for Geography Teachers Conference Durban, RSA 1997.
  • TESOL Arabia Dubai, UAE 2011
  • Words in Action conference – Al Ain Men's College, UAE. April 2010
  • E-Learning in Action – Sharjah Colleges, UAE. April 2010   
  • 3rd International e-Learning Conference Cape Town S. Africa June 26 /27 2008
  • E-Learning Excellence in Middle East Conference Dubai, UAE, 4 days January 2008
  • UKS Model of Blended Learning mini conference  Dubai, UAE, 1 day Dec 2007
  • Blackboard Vista Users Conference Dubai, UAE, 1 day 2007
  • Blackboard Summit Middle East Conference Dubai, UAE, 2 days 2007
  • Technology and E-Learning Conference Abu Dhabi 2 days 2006


Photoshop, Abu Dhabi Women's College, UAE, October 2011

Wimba Create workshop, Dubai Men's College, UAE November 2009

Mobile Learning Workshop, University of Cape Town S. Africa, 25th June 2008
Macromedia Dreamweaver, Ras Al Khaimah Women's College, UAE. August 2002

Microsoft A + Technician Course ( 6 weeks), Durban, RSA. April - May 1998

Geographic Information System – IDRISI at University of Kwa Zulu Natal, S. Africa (1 week), June 1998

Steven Covey Leadership Course for Effective Leaders held by Covey Franklin Co. Durban. RSA  June 1997