Dr. Nazmi Abdel-Salam Al-Masri

March 7th, 2013

Dr. Nazmi Abdel-Salam Al-Masri is an Associate Professor of TEFL & curriculum development. He obtained his PhD from School of Education, Manchester University, UK, in 1994. Since then, he has been teaching several courses at the Islamic University of Gaza, inlcuding

Undergraduate courses Postgraduate courses
Technology in teaching & learning Technology for ELT & assessment
Oral communication skills Research methods in ELT
Academic Reading & writing Language assessment
ELT methods and approacheds Curriculum development & evaluation

Main research interests 

  • Technologies in teaching & learning foreign languages
  • intercultural studies and multilingualism in context of emergencies
  • Training  teachers of foreign languages: English and Arabic
  • Ddiability and inclusive education studies in context of crises
  • English language curriculum studies

Recent & current international research projects & partnerships

  1. Co-Investigator: Disability under siege, Birmingham University, UK.
  2. Researchr & trainer: Reinforcing access to cross border employment at Palestinian higher education institutions-PHEIs (REACH) – Erasmus+ (2019 -2022)
  3. Local coordinator: Developing the Teacher Education in Pedagogy for Early Childhood Education and Early Elementary School in Palestine and Norway,  University of Southeastern Norway, Funded by NORPART. (2019-2023)
  4. Co-Investigator: BIPHEC: Building an intercultural pedagogy for higher education in conditions of conflict and protracted crises: Languages, identity, culture. Funded by UK AHRC – Durham University (UK).
  5. Co-investigator: Development and Promotion of an Online Palestinian Arabic Course (OPAC) – funded by Global Challenges Research Fund- University of Glasgow, UK. (Sept 2017- May 2018)
  6. Co-investigator: Online Training of Trainers: Initiative to Develop Pedagogical Practices in Palestinian Higher Education. University of Tampere, Finland. (March 2017- Feb 2010)
  7. Idioms of Distress, Resilience and Well-Being: Enhancing understanding about mental health in multilingual contexts (2016-2017)
  8. Researching Multilingually at the Borders of Language, the Body, Law and the State (2014 – 2017)
  9.  EAST- English for Academic Study Telecollaboration (2015 -2016)
  10. Erasmus Mundus PHOENIX -Europe-(Palestine, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon) Intercultural Exchange for Internationalization: Research management, student Employability & Academic Excellence  (2013 – 2017)
  11. Tempus STEP – Strengthening Universities-Enterprise linkages in Palestine – (2012 – 2016)

Email: nmasri@iugaza.edu.ps