About the Faculty Member
Dr. Fatimah Alhashem is an assistant professor at the Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST, and chair for the Center of Teaching, Learning, and Research (CTLR) from 2018 till 2021. She received doctoral degree in curriculum and instructions in science education from Arizona State University. She worked as general manager for teacher development department at the National Center for Education Development (NCED) from 2015 until 2018. She is a strong advocate for supporting teachers in general and supporting women in science education in specific. She is involved in different projects that serve education system mainly clustered around teachers’ development. She led many educational projects as a consultant in (UNDP, UNESCO & KFAS). Her professional interests focus on professional development for teachers, teachers’ practices, teachers’ policies, and STEM education. Her current projects are: Teacher effectiveness, Teacher License, and STEM for women. Her researches talk about TPACK model and TIMSS studies. She is a member of National Science Teacher Association (NSTA) and Kuwait Soroptimist.
science education - TPACK model- Professional Development- STEM education - Teacher's policies
Curriculum, teacher policy, science education