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Yahya Ba

Yahya has extensive experience with adult learners as he trained newly appointed teachers in Doha, Qatar, for many years. Yahya also worked with Peace Corps, Mauritania, as a teacher trainer. In 1995, he taught at Nouakchott University, a Module on ‘Dissertation Writing’ to 4th year students. A year prior to that, Yahya taught at the ‘Institut Superieur Scientifique (ISS) Nouakchott. …

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Tim Bates

Tim studied for a degree in Russian language and literature and, after graduation, took a TESOL qualification. He first taught English to business clients in London and then worked in other countries, including Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Syria, Libya, Iraq and, most recently, Cambodia. The majority of his teaching work has been with adult learners in the oil and gas industry, …

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Oumou Diallo

My name is Oumou Diallo. I got my B.A from Nouakchott University in 2011 in English and linguistics.  Two years later, I got my MA from Gaston Berger University in Senegal. My research mainly focused on Sociolinguistics; precisely on language and gender (gender and academic discourse).  After my return to Mauritania, I got the chance to complete my second degree …

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Denba Bigué

Denba was born in 1996 in Nouadhibou, Mauritania. He studied English and French at the Higher Institute of Languages, Translation and Interpretation in Nouakchott and in 2018 he graduated with distinction with a BA in languages (English and French). Denba then travelled to Senegal where he attended the prestigious Université Gaston Berger de Saint-Louis and graduated with highest distinction with …

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Kane Boubacar

Mr. Kane Boubacar has been an English teacher for over thirty years. With proven experience in the field of education and training, he has been trained by schools, higher institutes and universities of national and international fame after primary and secondary education. Several workshops at national and international level have enabled him to strengthen his capacities in his field and …

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Ahmed Sidi Baba

Ahmed is an English instructor at Higher Institute of English in Nouakchott, Mauritania. He received his BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Nouakchott in 2010. In 2013, he earned a Fulbright Scholarship to study at Old Dominion University in the United States of America. In 2015, he graduated with an MA in international relations. He, also …

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Rakhmatou Kane

Rakhmatou is an educator whose academic credentials entail a Ph.D. in education (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), a Master’s degree in curriculum and instruction (Texas A&M University), and a Maîtrise in English (Université Cheikh Anta Diop). She has taught ESL since 2009, mainly in Saudi Arabia, where she also served as a Quality Assurance Supervisor. Additionally, as an English Language …

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Louise Sullivan

Louise is from Australia and has over 20 years’ experience as a Teacher and Teacher Trainer. She most recently worked in Sudan on an EU funded project with the British Council and Sudan Ministry of Education. This involved developing an English Curriculum for Primary and Secondary schools and delivering in-service training to teachers and supervisors across the country. She has …

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Jerome Aubrey Harris

Jerome Aubrey Harris is a lecturer in Modern Languages,  Interdisciplinary Studies and Tourism Hotel Operations. He has taught French, English and IELTS Academic English in both the Middle East and North, South and East  Africa. Jerome’s academic interests are bilingualism in education, special learning needs for adults and secondary schools as well as autism.  A graduate of European Studies and …

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John Dennehy

John was born and raised in London, England. After completing his degree, he worked for several years in sales and marketing management with one of Europe’s largest holiday tour operators. It was on a business trip to Lanzarote that he first got the idea of changing careers and becoming an English teacher. He has worked in many countries including the …

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