About the Speaker
  • Profession
    Sadiq Midraj is an Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction in language education in the College of Education at Zayed University. 

Sadiq Midraj is an Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction in language education in the College of Education at Zayed University.  He has taught literacy, assessment, curriculum, pedagogy, and leadership courses in the teacher-education graduate and undergraduate programs.  His outreach community service has included being a consultant to the UNESCO Office in Beirut on quality assurance standards for education units, reviewer of the UAE Ministry of Education K-12 language standards, consultant to Bidaya Media/Sesame Street on the research of media for young learners, and judge and consultant to Khalifa Award for Education in UAE.  Recently, he has served as an Accreditation Panel Member for the National Authority for Qualifications & Quality Assurance of Education and Training in Bahrain.  He has published on the role of accreditation, outcomes-based education, assessing bilingual literacy, and the language-learner variables. His research interests include teacher education, assessment of language learning and mobile applications for assessment and learning.