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Hiyam Abu Ghazaleh

Hiyam Abu Ghazaleh

Sector : Cultural Figures , Novelists

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Female
  • Born in : 1934
  • Age : 81
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Born in Jaffa on 17 June 1934; BA in Sociology from Birzeit University (1976); MA in Adult Education and Community Development from Manchester University, UK (1987); from 1952-67, worked as a social worker and Director of the Girls’ Education Club, run by the Jordanian Ministry for Social Affairs; founder and Director of a dept. for technical developmental activities in literacy and adult education at Birzeit University from 1976-99; founder the Palestinian Net for Literacy and Adult Learning in 1999 and serves as its director since; member of the Executive Council for the Arab Net for Literacy & Adult Education in Cairo since 1999; advisor and consultant for the distance learning program of the Development Studies Department, Birzeit University (1999-2000).


Achievements and Awards

Authored several publications in the field of literacy and adult learning; supervised and participated in the writing of educational books for adults; received two awards from Birzeit University (most recently in 1999) and two awards by the Arab Organization for Education, Culture & Science (most recently in 2000).

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