Wesal Maash

Department: Education
Discipline: Education

Project Summary

PhD thesis 

Novice Arabic language Teachers' Perceptions of their Preparation Programmes and their First Years of Practicing Teaching in Saudi Arabia.

Publications and abstracts arising from this thesis

Maash, W. (2022). Exploring the motivators to be an Arabic language teacher and issues related to the admission system in Saudi Arabia [Conference presentation abstract]. Presented at Oxford Education Research Symposium, Oxford, UK. 

Maash, W. (2021). An overview of teacher education and the teaching profession in Saudi Arabia: Private vs Public sector. International Journal for Cross-Disciplinary Subjects in Education, 12(1), 4335–4338. Link

Maash, W. (2020). Arabic Language Teacher Education in Saudi Arabia [Conference presentation abstract]. Presented at the 14th International Conference on Arabic Language and Linguistics (ICALL), Rome, Italy. Link

Maash, W. (2019). Arabic language teachers (ALT) perspectives of their preparation programmes [Conference presentation]. Presented at the GSE annual conference at the University of Exeter, Exeter, UK.

Other publications

Maash, W., & Al-Rashdi, S. (2022). Knowledge and attitudes towards critical thinking among Saudi international students in UK universities. International Journal for Cross-Disciplinary Subjects in Education, 13(1), 4571–4577. Link 


Supervisory Team

Dr. Salah Troudi 

Dr. Nicholas Bremner

Wider Research Interests

  • Arabic language teaching and learning.
  • Arabic language teachers' education.