M.Ed. (by research), Educational Technology - University of Southern Queensland (Australia), 2018
M.A. Applied Linguistics and TESOL - University of New South Wales (Australia), 2003


Ajda Osifo is an Instructor who joined Zayed University in August 2013. Prior to moving to the UAE in 2013, she taught at the University of Sydney Foundation Program in Sydney, Australia and also served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of New South Wales Institute of Languages. Her wide ranging experience spans teaching EAP, ESP, Academic Writing and IELTS courses in higher education. Concurrently, she worked with AMEP (Adult Migrant English Program), where she was involved with teaching migrants and humanitarian entrants. Ajda has presented at national and international conferences and published her work internationally. She is currently doing her Doctor of Philosophy degree at University of Canberra, Australia.


Abu Dhabi - Khalifa City, MF3-2-016


+971 2 599 3254

Teaching Areas

Ajda is passionate about pedagogical innovations and her research interests include educational technology, design for flexible learning environments, mobile teaching pedagogies, digital transformation and community of inquiry.

Research and Professional Activities

Osifo, A. (2019). Improving Collaboration in Blended Learning Environments Through Differentiated Activities and Mobile-Assisted Language Learning Tools. 15th International Conference on Mobile Learning 2019, Netherlands.  DOI:10.33965/ml2019_201903L001

Osifo, A. (2016). ADDRESSING DIFFERENTIATION USING MOBILE-ASSISTED LANGUAGE LEARNING. In INTED2016 Proceedings (pp. 1924-1929). IATED. DOI:10.21125/inted.2016.0014  

Osifo, A., & Radwan, A. (2014). Mobile-assisted language learning (MALL) applications for interactive and engaging classrooms: APPsolutely. In Conference proceedings. ICT for language learning (p. 282). libreriauniversitaria. it Edizioni.