[lg policy] Cambridge Assessment English Strengthens Management Team in Key Region

Harold Schiffman haroldfs at gmail.com
Fri May 4 11:06:17 EDT 2018

 Cambridge Assessment English Strengthens Management Team in Key Region

*Updated:* May 03, 2018 03:00 AM EDT
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2018--New appointments
by Cambridge Assessment English will enhance support for language learning
and assessment across a region which stretches from Africa to the Middle
East, and South Asia as well as Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, the Caucasus and
Central Asia. Based in the Dubai offices of Cambridge University’s
assessment arm, the newly assigned Regional Commercial Head Nassim Abu
Ershaed and Strategic Development Head Ramiz Haddadin will work with a wide
range of stakeholders in education, government and commercial organisations
to offer the benefits of internationally recognised language qualifications
to a growing number of learners throughout the region.

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Nassim Abu Ershaed, Regional Commercial Head, Cambridge Assessment English
(Photo: AETOSWire)

Nassim has worked in education for 15 years and joins Cambridge Assessment
English from Pearson, where he was Head of Arabian Gulf and Levant, as well
as the Regional Portfolio Director of Pearson Qualifications International
across the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. Nassim has an MBA and an
MSc in Information Systems. He is passionate about social and economic
development, both of which benefit from improved education systems and
better-equipped organisations and leaders. Nassim’s current role entails
supporting our Cambridge English authorised centres’ network from a
business development and marketing perspective and shaping the strategy to
move forward across the Central Region.

Ramiz has been working with Cambridge English for the past two years and
has been responsible for increasing the number of candidates taking
Cambridge Assessment English exams in several key countries in the region.
He has extensive experience in the field of educational qualifications and
worked in the USA, Jordan, and Iraq for ten years in the university sector
as a university instructor and certified trainer, qualifications and
assessment expert and ELT specialist. He also has substantial experience in
international relations, communications, the charity and NGO sector and the
petrochemical industry. He is a holder of a bachelor’s degree in English
and German, and two master’s degrees in American Studies and in
Communications. Ramiz’s role involves supporting Cambridge’s work with
Ministries of Education and other government departments throughout the
region across the Central Region from curriculum review and language policy
review to professional development of teachers and other English language
consultation services.

Ramiz and Nassim join Regional Director Liam Vint as the senior management
team of Cambridge Assessment English’s Central Region, which covers the
Middle East, Africa and South Asia as well as Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, the
Caucasus and Central Asia. The regional team is responsible for helping
Cambridge Assessment English to deliver on its mission to help people learn
English and prove their skills to the world.


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CONTACT: Cambridge Assessment English

Omar Al-Sharif, +97144378077

mea at cambridgeenglish.org



SOURCE: Cambridge Assessment English

Copyright Business Wire 2018.

PUB: 05/03/2018 03:00 AM/DISC: 05/03/2018 03:00 AM



 Harold F. Schiffman

Professor Emeritus of
 Dravidian Linguistics and Culture
Dept. of South Asia Studies
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

Phone:  (215) 898-7475
Fax:  (215) 573-2138

Email:  haroldfs at gmail.com

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