Meknes 2017 - 2018

ETII Local Leadership Team

Dr. Mohamed Larouz – ETII Local Coordinator

Dr. Mohammed Larouz graduated with an MA in “Applied Linguistics from Essex University, England, in 1996 and then earned a PhD. in the same discipline from Fez University, Morocco, in 2004. He previously worked as a secondary school teacher for more than fifteen years and then as a teacher-trainer at the pre-service teacher training center (Centre Pédagogique Régional) in Meknes for four years before he joined the School of Arts and Humanities of Moulay Ismail University of Meknes in 2005. He was a member in the National Specialized Commission in Charge of the Educational Curriculum. His fields of interest are ‘Applied Linguistics’, ‘Sociolinguistics’, ‘Research Methodology’, and ‘Communication’. He ran the Professional Bachelor Program in ‘TEFL’ for three years. He was also director of the Master Program in “Applied Linguistics from 2009 to 2015. Currently, he is the Coordinator of the PhD Program in “Applied Linguistics.

Dr. Saida Hdii – ETII Teacher Trainer

Dr. Saida Hdii holds a PhD in Language, Culture and Communication from Sultan Mouly Slimane University in Beni Mellal. She has also benefited from a Fulbright Joint Supervision Grant for 12 months in the USA. She has been a teacher at the American Language Center for 14 years. Currently, she is a professor at the faculty of Arts and Humanities in Beni Mellal, Morocco. Her major fields of interest are Media, English Language Teaching, and new technologies.

Mohamed Abicha – ETII Teacher Trainer

Mohammed Abicha is a high school teacher and a PhD candidate. He has been teaching for more than 28 years and he is still learning how to teach. He received his MA from Moulay Ismail University – MEKNES. He is currently a doctoral student at Ibn Tofail University- Kenitra. His main concerns are teaching / learning, critical discourse analysis and cognitive linguistics. In addition to teaching, he has recently been appointed Treasurer of MATE Meknes local branch.

ETII Trainees