edubridges celebrates success stories of educators through the Practitioners’ Spotlight series with the aim of benefiting from their experiences and lessons learned.

Spotlight Series


Nada Hamdash

Holding a Bachelor and Master Degrees in Special Education, Nada is a passionate special education advocate who works with special needs students in schools and at her own clinic. She leads workshops for teachers to help facilitate inclusion of special needs students in K-12 classrooms, and she works in an NGO to support vulnerable people and families in Tripoli and North Lebanon.

Spotlight Series


Maitha Al Marri

Maitha is a teacher with nearly 10 years of experience in Early Childhood Education and English Language Learning. Currently a lecturer with the College of Education at the Higher Colleges of Technology in Abu Dhabi, whilst pursuing a Ph.D. in Language and Literacy at United Arab Emirates University. Passionate about effective instruction and advanced classroom management techniques, as well as training future teachers to be leaders in the field of Education.