Munisa Muhtarova

Dean of AU School of Arts & Humanities

Department: Arts & Humanities

Office: 353, Avicenna Hall

Email: m.muhtarova[at]akfauniversity.org

Resume

  • Dean, School of Arts and Humanities

Akfa University, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

September 2021 - Present

  • Lecturer at School of Medicine

Akfa University, Tashkent Uzbekistan

September 2019 - August 2021

  • Master of Arts in TEFL,

Webster University, Tashkent

August 2019 - August 2020

  • Graduate Certificate in TEFL,

Webster University, Tashkent

August 2019 - August 2020

  • IB (International Baccalaureate) Teacher,

Tashkent International School, Tashkent Uzbekistan

August 2017 - August 2019

  • PG Cert in Special Studies in Teaching and Learning,

Westminster University, Tashkent

August 2018 - July 2019

  • Bachelor of Arts in English Language Teaching and Translation,

Andijan State University, Andijan

September 1997 - June 2001

Teaching

  • Introduction to Linguistics 1 - AKFA University, Fall 2022

  • Introduction to Linguistics 2 - AKFA University, Spring 2022

  • Listening and Speaking 1 - AKFA University, Fall 2021

  • Academic Writing 2 - AKFA University, Spring 2021

  • Academic Writing 1 - AKFA University, Fall 2021

  • Public Speaking - AKFA University, Spring 2021

  • English Reading - AKFA University, Fall 2020

  • Academic Writing 2 - AKFA University, Spring 2020

  • Academic Writing 1 - AKFA University, Fall 2019

  • Public Speaking - AKFA University, Spring 2019

Research Interests

  • Curriculum and Instruction

  • Teacher Education Policy and Leadership

Conferences, Workshops, and Scientific visits

  • CA-LEAP1-2022 - Change Academy LEAP 1 2022 for Advance Higher Education, British Council, Tashkent, 2022

  • Cambridge Live - 2022, Three-day Workshop in ELT, Tashkent, October 2022

  • 3-day PD workshop organized by AU with Elena Volkova - Consultant/Trainer in Education and Curriculum Development. Tashkent, 2022.

  • 1st ESP Forum, Agency of Prominent Foreign Language Learning, Tashkent, November 2021

  • How to Learn a Language for Teachers, Professional Development Program, Stanford University, 2017-2018

  • Successful for ELLs and ALLs - 2-day workshop English Language Learning, Tashkent, 2018

  • Next Frontier Inclusion - 3-day workshop on A mindset and Skillset for Inclusion, Tashkent, 2017

Projects

  • AU Talks - a project aiming to enhance youth’s public speaking skills and help them overcome stage fright. The program is suitable for high school and college students and is held annually.

  • TET - Training for English Teachers - a certificate program for secondary school English Teachers to enhance their language teaching skills and introduce them to contemporary language teaching methods applicable to a standard classroom setting.

  • Spelling Bee - a spelling competition for high school and college students to improve their English Language proficiency through developing accuracy in pronunciation, spelling, and vocabulary expansion.

  • LFT - Learning with a Foreign Teacher - a program for school children that provides an opportunity to learn from a foreign teacher, enhance their language skills, and develop their problem-solving skills.

  • BRD - Books and Resources Donation Project - the project focused on donating English books, materials, and other resources, including toys and learning materials, to public schools and preschools.

Individual Awards

  • Certificate of Recognition for extensive years of dedication to teaching the young generation, Tashkent City Mayor’s Office, October 2022.

  • The Memorable Badge “O‘zbekiston Konstitutsiyasining 30 yilligi” (The 30th anniversary of Uzbekistan’s Constitution) established in line with the decree of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev from 8 November 2022.