Ola Khalili

After completing her degree, Ola worked with the Ministry of Education in Ramallah, Palestine as the Head of the Assessment and Evaluation Division. In that role she designed national tests and developed teacher training programs. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Birzeit University.


Before coming to CIE she worked for 7 years in the Ministry of Education and Higher Education. She served as a coordinator for National Teams conducting National Achievement Tests in Mathematics. She was also the National Research Coordinator for the Trends in International Mathematics & Science Study (TIMSS) 2003 study in Palestine.


In 2015 she published an article “Evaluation of Right to Education Capacity Building Project” in the Journal of Education and Social Policy.  The article evaluated a program providing special rooms and training for students with mental disabilities or learning challenges. In 2019, using personal narratives of students with disabilities, she published an article on their perceptions of their experience at Birzeit University. [3-20]


Email: okhalili@birzeit.edu


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