Dr. Reem Hashem

Dr. Reem Hashem

Dr. Reem Hashem

Assistant Professor


  • FHEA, Abu Dhabi University
  • PhD Degree, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
  • Master Degree, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
  • Master Degree, Higher Colleges of technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Certificate 4 in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), SEA Academy, Australia
  • The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), University of Cambridge, Cambridge city, United Kingdom
  • Bachelor Degree, Jordan University, Amman, Jordan


Dr. Reem Hashem is an assistant professor of education focused in Educational Leadership and Administration and Teacher and School Leader Education. She has a demonstrated history of working in the education industry offering 27 years of experience as a TESOL teacher, head of department, university instructor and assistant professor at a number of educational institutions varying from national to international schools, language institutions and local and International universities. She has taught students at the pre-tertiary, undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She has mentored, instructed and supported staff by facilitating professional learning training, and providing clear guidelines for material delivery. She has attended and presented at a number of local and regional conferences and provided training for English language instructors, school and higher education teachers and school leaders.

Dr. Hashem is skilled in adult education, teacher and school leader education, program and curriculum development and design, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), blended and E-learning learning and public speaking. She is a strong education professional with a bachelor’s in English Language and literature, C4 in TESOL, dual Master’s in Education and Educational Management and Policy a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused in Educational Leadership from Deakin University, Australia.

Dr. Hashem’s research interest is primarily in the areas of critical theories and transformative learning, teacher professional learning and development and cross-cultural educational leadership with particular attention to educational issues and challenges in the Middle East.


  • Hashem, R & Starr, K 2022 ‘Imported policy ideals and Jordanian school leadership,’ Educational Management Administration & Leadership.
  • Hashem, R 2020 ‘Al Faza’a Leadership: An Implicit Cultural Barrier to Distributed Leadership in the Jordanian Public Schools,’ Educational Management Administration & Leadership: SAGE.
  • Hashem, R (2013). Traditional Teaching in Disguise: The impact of Teachers’ Original Schools of Thought on Technology Integration in the United Arab Emirates in Dougherty, P et al. (eds.), Education & The United Arab Emirates: Perspectives from Experience (2nd ed), Higher Colleges of Technology, 67-81.