Mona Kamal Ibrahim, Ph.D

Deputy Dean, College of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences for International Accreditation

Associate Professor

Al Ain Campus

+971 3 7024903


Doctor of Philosophy 1997 – 2004 University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom, “The challenges of Teaching English as a Foreign Language to Egyptian Students with Visual Impairment”, Supervised by Dr Teresa O’Brien and Dr. Pauline Davis"

Special Diploma 1994 – 1996 Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor of Literature and Education 1990 – 1994 Helwan University, Egypt English Section -Excellent with honour, Top of class

Selected Publications

May, 2022

Distance learning impact on the English language teaching during COVID-19(Education and Information Technologies


Distance learning impact on the English language teaching during COVID-19


Anxiety level and critical thinking associated with foreign language learning, depending on educational and professional activities. Volume 41September 2021 Article number 100897

January, 2020 Improving English as a Foreign Language Proficiency in Elementary Schools: Exploring Students’ and Parents’ Perceptions. Elementary Education Online. Vol. 19, Issue 1.Dr. Mona Kamal Ibrahim & Dr. Lucia Bombieri & Dr. Liudmila Varenia.
September, 2019 The Incidental Acquisition of English Prepositions by Arabic-Speaking EFL Learners: Evidence from Al Ain University of Science and Technology. SAGE open. : 1-10.Dr. Abdel Rahman Altakhaineh & Dr. Mona Kamal Ibrahim.
January, 2019 ‘Smart Schools and Quality Learning Environment’. Transylvanian  Review. 2019: Vol XXVII, No. 36. ISSN: 1221-1249. (Scopus Indexed Journal) Ibrahim, Mona Kamal
March 2018  A Diamond-Quality Teaching Modeling (D-QTM) in Higher Education: An AAU Perspective. the International Journal of Economics and Business Research. (Scopus Indexed Journal) Ibrahim, Mona Kamal and Ibrahim, Yehia A.
2018 Business English Syllabus Design: Putting Students’ Needs First. International Journal of English Language and Literature Studies. Vol. 7, No. 4, 81-93. 2018.Dr. Abdelghani RemacheDr.  Mona Kamal Ibrahim
April 2017  Communicative English language teaching in Egypt: Classroom practice and challenges. Issues in Educational Research, 27(2), 285-313.( Scopus- Indexed Journal)., M. K. & Ibrahim, Y. A
July 2016 “A Practical Style-Matching Guide for Interactive Learning “.
International Journal of Recent Research and Applied Studies, Volume 3, Issue 7 (4) July 2016
International Journal of Development Research, Vol. 06, Issue, 08, 8948-8951,
August 2016 15-16 May 2013
“The Effective Use of a Practical Guide to Match Different Learning Styles and Achieve Some Teaching Goals to Non Specialized English-Language Learners.”
Individual Paper, Faculty of Education 1st Scientific Conference- Damanhour University
February 2012 “Teachers’ Thinking skills and pathways"
Paper and a workshop
International Exhibition and Forum for Education, Riyadh, KSA
October 2008 “Thinking Pathways: From Human Potential to Personal Ability”.
Joined paper with professor Yehia Abd Elhamid Ibrahim, 5th Conference of Scientific Research Outlook in the Arab World. 25-30 October, 2008. Fez- Morocco
March 2000 “Learning and Teaching English to Egyptian Students with Visual impairment”
Poster, Conference of Inclusive Vision, Manchester, UK
April 2000 “Including Children with Visual Impairment in Mainstream Primary School Classrooms”
Poster Special Education Congress (ISEC 2000), Manchester, UK

Professional Experience

Academic Teaching Experience

      • 2018 till present

        Deputy Dean for International Accreditation .College of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences

        Al-Ain University, Al Ain, UAE

    • 2018 till present

      Head of the CAEP International Committtee.College of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences

    • Al-Ain University, Al Ain, UAE

    • 2016 – 2018
      Deputy Dean and Head of English Language Teacher Education Department.
      Al-Ain University of Science and Technology, Al Ain, UAE
    • 2015 – 2016
      Assistant Professor
      English Language Teacher Education Department.
      Al-Ain University of Science and Technology, Al Ain, UAE,
    • 2009 - 2014
      Assistant Professor
      English Section - Akhbar El-Yom Academy, 6th October City, Egypt
    • 2004 - Up to Date
      Assistant Professor
      Faculty of Education - Helwan University, Helwan, Egypt
    • 2008 
      English Language Consultant. Al-Ahram Educational Group, Cairo, Egypt
      Head of supervision language team created to supervised and evaluate in-service English language teachers working in the private language schools to improve their performance
    • 2006-2007
      Director of the Quality Assurance English program
      Faculty of Education, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt
      Set the program, course and documents specifications for programs accreditation.
    • 2006Consultant at the Faculty of Education Enhancement project - FOEP
      Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt
      Monitored the progress of the developmental projects submitted by various Egyptian faculties of education in order to gain fund from the ‘Higher Education Enhancement Project – HEEPF and the implementation plans, inspection visits, to insure continues funding.
    • 1994
      Translator and Interpreter
      Ministry of Population and Family Welfare, Cairo, Egypt
      Translated documents to /from the Minister’s office to/from international organizations and associations.

Non-Academic Teaching Experience:

  • 2014 - Continuous Personal and Professional Development Training Centre, Executive Director. SRS- UAE, Dubai.
  • 2006 up to date - Certified Training Materials Author and Examiner
    National Center for Faculty and Leadership Development (NCFLD), Egypt


Memberships and Awards
  • 2016 till presentA reviewer in the Scopus indexed “Issues in Educational Research” Journal.
  • 2016 till presentA reviewer in International Journal of Psycho-Educational Sciences
  • October, 2017Granted the WOMEN IN EDUCATION LEADERSHIP AWARD from “The Middle East Education Leadership Awards”. The award is presented to an individual who has crafted leadership with her work and thinking. The award indicates excellence in application of leadership principles to business situations.
  • Since 2017A member in the Association of Professors of English and Translation at Arab Universities (APETAU).
  • 2009- 2011 The National Educational Policy Committee, Cairo, Egypt
  • 2009 The Projects Evaluation Committee, Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt
  • 2006-2009 Member of the FP7 Focal Point
    FP7 - The Seventh Framework Programme of the European Union for the funding of research and technological development – Visiting the university faculties to disseminate the idea of the programme to enlighten faculty members. Heading workshops on how to write programme proposal to apply for project funding.