About Us

TESOL Arabia in UAE & MENA Region

Dedicated to Excellence in TESOL Education, Training and Leadership

Our Mission

To enhance professional development in English language teaching, promote educational excellence, and foster a vibrant learning community where teachers grow as individuals and thrive as professionals.

Who We Are

A wide and diversified community of professionals and supporters from the UAE and the Region including language and teachers, teacher educators and trainers, program administrators, researchers and students.

Our Values

Collaboration: Fostering a spirit of cooperation, shared learning, and teamwork among educators for the benefit of students and the community.
Professionalism: Upholding high standards of ethical conduct, expertise, and dedication to the teaching profession.
Lifelong Learning: embracing a culture of continuous learning.
Equity: Advocating for fairness, inclusivity, and equal opportunities for all educators.
Innovation: Embracing creativity, adaptability, and forward-thinking approaches to teaching, learning, and professional development.
Advocacy: Fostering the well-being and professional needs of teachers while championing policies that support quality education.

Our Commitments

  • Professional Development: Provide transformative professional learning opportunities and resources to support the continuous growth and learning of TESOL educators, enhance instructional effectiveness and student engagement, and ensure digital tools and experiences are accessible and effective.
  • Networking and Community Building: Facilitate events, forums, and networking sessions to connect members with peers, mentors, and experts in the field of language education while celebrating the achievements, innovations, and contributions of our members through awards, honors, and public recognition
  • Partnership with Professional Learning Communities of educators where we can build collaborative programs and maintain an international network of support and communication to drive transformative and impactful language pedagogy.

TESOL Arabia welcomes partnership and affiliation with sister associations to create a connected community of ELT professionals and make the most of our shared resources in driving forward our goals and initiatives.