Assistant Professor

Ph. D. (2018) Education (Management, Leadership and Policy), The British University, Dubai
MA  in Online Education Leadership and Management, Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University, Dubai


Dr. Laila Mohebi has been in the education field for more than 20 years and has worked in different sectors and areas related to K-12 and higher education in UAE. She has held senior positions with GEMS Education, Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), Ministry of Education, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, and Zayed University. Her academic profile includes teaching in both K-12 and higher education institutes. She was a teacher of English for 10 years in public schools, and later on moved to teach at Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University and Zayed University. Her teaching profile includes teaching education studies courses to undergraduate students and supervising them during school-based practicum and internship. Laila Mohebi's research interests are mostly related to teacher education, teacher candidate feedback after teaching, early childhood education, and TPACK (technological, pedagogical, and content knowledge). Her PhD thesis focused on teacher candidates' preparation for better integration of technology in classrooms.
Finally, her education profile encompasses a Bachelor of Science in Education from United Arab Emirates University, a Master of Arts in Online Education Leadership and Management from Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University, and a PhD in Educational Leadership from the British University in Dubai. She also holds an award from CMI in consultancy.


Dubai Academic City, C-L2-036


04 402 1566

Research and Professional Activities

Shaya, N., & Mohebi, L. (2021). The Systematic Implementation of an Innovative Postgraduate Online Learning Model in the Middle East. International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research, 20, 139-159.

Mohebi, L., & Meda, L. (2021). Trainee Teachers’ Perceptions of Online Teaching During Field Experience with Young Children. Early Childhood Education Journal,

Mohebi, L., & Bailey, F. (2020). Exploring Bem’s Self Perception Theory in Educational Context. Encyclopaideia, 24(58), 1–10.

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