Meet the GIMPEX Educators Team
Please take the time to read about their professional background below.
Yasmin is a certified education & ICT expert in interactive boards and education technology and has been in the field of Teacher Training”since 2007. She is currently the Head of the Education Consultant Department at Gimpex and also a lecturer for master students at the German Excellence Center in Ain Shams University. Yasmin obtained her Master Degree in International Education Management from both PH-Ludwigsburg/Germany and Helwan University/Cairo. She also got her pedagogical teaching Diploma, das GrüneDiplom from Berlin in 2008 after working as a German language instructor at the Goethe Institute in Cairo. Her professional experience in education was gained through several years of teaching German as a foreign language and holding the position of the Head of the German Department for 15 years in a private school. She also helped in founding a private German school here in Egypt. During that time she was able to enrich her knowledge by taking part in several training courses related to education technology around Europe and online. Yasmin has cooperated with Ministry of Education, the faculty of education Ain Shams and the TDC also with many international, private and public schools & Universities. She supports teachers and faculty members in teaching with digital media, helping them to use these tools interactively in order to provide their students with strategies that help them gain 21st century skills and thus preparing them for a sustainable future. As passionate blogger, Yasmin has published 24 blogs about education technology and wrote many research papers in this field, especially in Blended Learning and the integration of ICT in educational Institutions. This link will tell you more about her work experience: http://mobiletabletlearn.wordpress.com/about/
Tahani is a certified education & ICT expert in interactive boards at GIMPEX. She has been training teachers since 2011 and has been in the field of education as a Teacher, teaching “German as a foreign language” since the year 2000. She also used to be a supervisor of the German department in a private school for several years. Tahani took many pedagogical courses related to education in general. As a principle of a private language school she was able to develop and gain more management skills for some time. Her organizational skills are an added value to the education consultant team. She can bring her experience and open minded perspective to support our clients in applying their vision. Tahani’s dream is to assist the reform of education in Egypt. Her main concern is to explore ethics and values to support ICT integration in education.
Manar is currently a certified education & ICT expert at GIMPEX. Her recent dual degree in International Education Management, June 2015, was earned from Ludwigsburg in Germany and Helwan University in Cairo. 2009 she achieved post graduate studies; German Pedagogy Diploma, by the faculty of Education, Cairo University. She also obtained her German Language Diploma from Germany. Manar has established the German section in a private school for the National and the International/ American division, with the cooperation of Ministry of Education and Goethe Institute Cairo. Her professional educational was built all along the previous years of teaching German as a foreign in National and International schools. Her integration of various extra programs in her teaching makes the learning environment very engaging for her students and herself. Manar is responsible for the evaluation and follow up of the delivered trainings to support GIMPEX after sales services.
Iman is a certified education & ICT expert in interactive boards and education technology and has been in the field of Teacher Training since 2010. Iman obtained her Bachelor of Biochemistry and worked as a teacher of biology at the beginning of her professional life. She then got her diploma in ICT Information and Communication Technology, in 2009 from the Yarmouk University in Jordan in association with the “INHOLLAND University” in Holland with excellence. As a coordinator in the connecting classroom program, which was supported by the British council in Jordan, she attended many pedagogical courses and applied this experience directly in her classroom with her students. Her professional experience in education was gained through several years of teaching biology and holding the position as an eLearning supervisor in a private school in Jordan. Iman believes in change and in a healthy and harmonized environment, she is therefore an active agent in the Ecoschool program.
Marwa is an educational consultant & ICT expert at GIMPEX Learning Technologies. She has been working in teacher training field since 2009, training hundreds of educators in public schools and international schools on the effective pedagogical use of Interactive Boards and integrating technology into teaching and learning. Marwa’s professional experience extends to building a positive culture towards “Digital Citizenship” in Egypt, in order to reach a safe digital landscape where kids, teens and adults can act as good digital citizens. To help achieve this she founded “Netiquette School” as a means of enlightenment and building the right digital awareness. Marwa is passionate about all aspects of Education Technology and very interested in STEAM Education by which she got her Professional Educator Diploma in STEAM Education from the American University in Cairo. In 2008, Marwa received her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Cairo University and graduated with high honors; she also worked for a while in the Egyptian Stock Market. Her passion for education made her change her career path in 2009 to join the Egyptian Ministry of Education as an education technology specialist and later as an ICDL & INTEL Learn Program trainer. Then she obtained her Diploma in E-Learning at the Cairo University in 2011 and started her journey in supporting many Egyptian public schools since then. Marwa believes that technology can be used to fight poverty and lack of resources in those schools, this is why she launched her Project “Poverty will NOT Prevent me from LEARNING” for delivering a high quality education service in public schools using ICT. In 2012, Marwa has been selected as the first SMART Exemplary Educator in Egypt, and she reached the 8th rank globally. In 2013, she became a SMART Certified Education Trainer and software instructor. On the extracurricular activities level, Marwa ensured utilizing her technological knowledge and coaching skills by participating in developing & delivering STEAM learning modules with STEAM Masters’ team at the AUC.
For more information: https://marwahanafy.wordpress.com/
Sahar is currently working on her Ph.D. in the field of Education & Technology Management at Helwan University. She already earned her dual master degree in International Education management from Helwan University and PH Ludwigsburg in Germany. In 2012, she achieved her higher diploma in Psychological Measurements from Helwan University. She accomplished her studies on the master level in Special Education at Iowa State University, U.S.A. in 2009. In Egypt she made a remarkable input in developing the educational managerial system of one of the Egyptian private schools, and helped in establishing one of the famous international schools in Cairo. Her professional experience in education covers teaching, quality assurance and educational management. She gained her teaching experience through teaching English as a second language for non-native English speakers at Meeker School, U.S.A. As a bachelor degree holder in special needs education, Helwan University, she practiced teaching for special needs students. Sahar was able to enrich her knowledge by taking part in several training courses, such as Change Management & Development Approaches Department, at Eschborn in Germany, and an intensive English and Orientation Program in presentation and discussion skills at Iowa state universityin U.S.A. as well. Besides being a certified trainer from Mozaik Education, at GIMPEX, Sahar is responsible for the quality assurance of her organization and for sustaining the unique level of professional performance for her team.