Fathia Mahmoud Siddiq is an educational expert in the field of teaching activities and programs. Since 2013, she has worked to enhance Arabic language at the preparation, implementation and assessment stages. She has attended many scientific conferences on Arabic language development and assessment and organized workshops and training courses for primary school teachers in Yemen and other countries. She has worked as a language assistant and educational expert at Hallfield Primary School in Westminster, London.
She obtained a master’s degree in Educational Management from Kingston University in London in 2011. Her research paper was entitled “The Impact of Kindergarten and Primary School Teachers’ Appointment and Selection in Yemen on the Educational Outputs.” She also earned a higher diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership from University College London and has attended various training courses in the field of education, such as the assessment of students’ learning capabilities at primary and secondary schools and the art of behavior management. She also attended a course on language and cultural diversity amongst immigrant children, and another course on the role of the technology-based educational resources in enhancing children’s learning capabilities at school. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Baghdad.
Ms. Siddiq is a contributor to the New Vision School, where she prepares and supervises the program of creative writing to develop Arabic language skills for primary school children. She introduced an initiative called “The Importance of Creative Writing in Arabic Language Development for Primary School Children” during the Renaissance of the Arabic Language Forum, held in Doha in January 2016. She has established Arabic language teaching classes for Arab students at Essendine Primary School in Westminster, London. She also prepared a training project on creative writing designed for primary school teachers.
She is the author of a number of books, including “Teaching From the Cradle” (2005) and “The English Teaching Philosophy and Ways to Benefit from It” (2016). Her forthcoming book is entitled “Creative Writing in Primary School: Activities to Enhance the Arabic Language Methodology” designed for students in Grades 1, 2 and 3. She has also written stories for children.