The Arabic Language Teachers’ Association is a not-for-profit organisation which was founded in 2016 with the following aims:
To promote the study and teaching of the Arabic language in Western Australia.
Identify the needs of teachers of Arabic in Western Australia.
Establish collaboration among teachers of Arabic.
Foster collegiality in all sectors of Education, including the Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia (AISWA) and the School Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCSA).
Keep abreast with the variety of changes and trends of languages teaching methodology.
To organise engaging activities for students of the Arabic language.
Keep members informed of any curriculum requirements and changes.
Organise and encourage the participation of members in professional learning opportunities.
Liaise with the broader Arabic speaking community to raise awareness of the Association’s activities, aims and objectives.
Keep professional links with other professional languages associations like the Modern Language Teachers’ Association (MLTAWA) and the Australian Federation of Modern Language Teachers’ Association (AFMLTA).
OUR EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Mr Muhammad Agherdien
Teacher - Al-Ameen College
Dr. Moayad Abdul Rahman
ARABIC HOLA - Australian Islamic College
Ms Fatima Syaid
Teacher - Al-Hidayah Islamic School
Ms Najat Abu-Rgeef
Teacher - Australian Islamic College
OUR COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Ms. Khadija El Kadri
Teacher: Alhidayah Islamic School
Dr. Hoda Abougamos
(Director - Dar Alarqam Arabic Multicultural Association)
Ms Fathia Ibrahim
(Teacher - Fountain College)
Ms Hoda Nawar
Teacher: Australian Islamic College
Ms Shaamillah Davis
(Primary school coordinator - Al-Ameen College)
Mr Idris Omer
(Teacher - Al-Hidayah Islamic School)
Ms Kate Reitzenstein
(AISWA - Languages Consultant)