1.Personal Information:

Full Name                  :   Al hefdhy, Yahya  Suliman.

Position                      : Dean of the Preparatory Year, Najran University, KSA.

                                   : Associate Professor of Foundations of Education

                                     Department of Education  ,Najran University , Najran, KSA.  

Place of Birth            :  Abha, K.S.A

Date of Birth             :  1379 H/ 1960

Marital Status           :  Married

Nationality                :  Saudi

Email                        :  yhefzi@hotmail.com  

Qualifications:          

                                  : PhD. Foundations of Education , International   

                                     and Intercultural  Educational Development, Florida  State    

                                     University  , USA     (1994)

                                  : M.A. Modern and Contemporary History , Denver University,  

                                      Colorado State, USA  ( 1989 )  

                                  : B.A. History, College of  Shari 'a and Arabic Language,

                                Imam Muhammad Bin Saud Islamic University- Previously Abha  

                                     Branch, K.S.A ( 1402 / 1982).

2.Administrative Jobs:

·        Dean of the Preparatory Year, Najran University, KSA, 5/6/1431 (still acting)

·        Acting Dean of E-Learning and Distance Learning Deanship, Najran University, K.S.A, 25/3/1430 till now

·        Vice Dean of Faculty of Arts and Science for Academic Affairs, Najran University, K.S.A, 1/1/1430 H (still acting).

·        Head  of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction Methods, Faculty of Education, Najran University, K.S.A, 1/1/1431 H – 1436H.

·        Assistant Manager for Evaluation and Academic Development Center, Najran University, K.S.A, 10/3/1431 – 1434H.

·        Head of the Department of Education, King Khalid University, K.S.A, 26/8/1428 - 26/8/1430 H.

·        Supervisor of the University Centre for Female Students Study, King Khalid University, K.S.A, 7/10/1425 – 7/10/1427 H.

·        Head of the Department of Education, King Khalid University, K.S.A, 2/9/1422 - 7/10/1425 H.

·        Head of the Department of Psychology and Education, Faculty of Arabic Language and Social Sciences, Imam Muhammad Bin Saud Islamic University- Previously Abha Branch, K.S.A, 15/11/1417 – 15/11/1419 H.

·        Vice Head of the Department of Psychology and Education, Faculty of Arabic Language and Social Sciences, Imam Muhammad Bin Saud Islamic University- Previously Abha Branch, K.S.A, 19/4/1415.

 

3.Academic Work

A.   Conferences  and Symposiums :

o   Attending and participating in many conferences and symposiums for example:

1.     Academic Accreditation for Institutions and Programs of Higher Education in Egypt   and Arab World "Hope and Reality", Mansoura University, Egypt ( 8-9 April, 2009).

2.     Attending the Conference of Education in  Arab World and Globalization, Arab Thought Foundation, Casablanca, Morocco ( 2 - 4 April, 2008).

3.     Participating in the symposium of the  Religious Education Curriculum "Challenges and Horizons", International Islamic University, Malaysia ( 2-4 / 8/ 1426 H).

4.     Participating in the conference of Education and Sustainable Development, Faculty of Education, Zagazig University, Egypt (10 – 11 April, 2004).

5.     Participating in the conference of  Culture and Education in a Changing World , Cairo University, Egypt ( 11- 12/ 8/ 1422 H).

6.     Attending the Conference of International Educators Federation, Canada ( 1417 H).

7.     Participating in the symposium of Psychological Counseling for Students, University of Kuwait (1417 H).

o   Attending all conferences and symposiums held at King Khalid University. Furthermore, attending so many conferences and symposiums held by some Saudi Universities, and the ministry of Higher Education.

B.    Public Lectures, Seminars and local conferences:

 

·        Participating in many public Lectures, seminars  through  Saudi press and television.

·        Scientific supervision of the Community Service training courses held at the Department of Education and Psychology, Faculty of Arabic and Social Sciences , Imam Muhammad Bin Saud Islamic University,  Previously  Abha branch (1417 – 1419 H. ).

 

C.   Published Books and Researches:

·        The impact of using Web Quest Method in developing the tendencies of the Creative Thinking and its  skills among female students at Najran University,  Co-authorship with Dr. Yasser Bayomi  Ahmed Abdu, April 2012.

·        A proposed plan to develop College of Education at the University of  Najran, , Co-authorship with Dr. Ali Ahmed Hassan Al Rabie, December 2012.

·        The internet and its role in the Development of Scientific Research from the viewpoints of the teaching staff in King Khalid University, Annual Periodical of Abha Teachers College, number XIII ,1429 H.

·        Total Quality Management (TQM) and its Application in Education and School

            Administration, Co-authorship with Dr. Adnan Ibrahim ,1428 H.

·        Islamic Education and its Nature, Fundamentals, and Content, Co-authorship with Dr. Adnan Ibrahim, Dar Hara Publishing and Distribution House,1426 H.

·        Globalization and Western Cultural Invasion as One of the External Threats to  Thought and Education  in the Islamic Societies, Contemporary Educational Journal- Version,  N. 70 ,2005.

·        Higher Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Future Vision), Faculty of Education Journal, Damietta University, Volume 45,2005.

·        Some problems that  face Students' Counselors in Asir Educational District, Counseling Psychology Journal, Ain Shams University, N. 15, Tenth Year, 2002.

 

D.   Scientific and Academic Committees:

o   Participating in several committees in the university , college and district for example :

·        Board  member of  University Council.

·        Member of the Scientific Council of the University, Najran University, 19/12/1430(s till . acting)

·        Member of the Standing Committee of the Quality and Academic Accreditation, Najran University, 19/12/1430 (still acting).

·        Member of the Post Graduate  Studies Deanship Council, Najran University.

·        Member of the Students Fund Council, Najran University.

·        Member of the Standing Committee of Class schedules, Najran University, 26/1434 (still acting).

·        Member of  the Strategic Plan Committee, King Khalid University, 1/3/1429 – 1/3/1430 H.

·        Member of Developing Education Awareness Committee,, King Khalid University/ 25/10/ 1428 H.

·        Member of the General Advisory Committee, King Khalid University/ 29/8/1426 H.

·        Member of the Study Committee of Quality Management for the Development of Administrative Performance and Regulatory for institutions of Higher Education, King Khalid University, 25/8/1425 H.

·        Member of the Standing Committee of Scholarships, Training, the University Lecturers and Teaching Assistants Affairs, King Khalid University, 9/9/1424- 9/9/1425 H.

·        Member of the General Aptitude Test, 1424- 1426 H. and Chairman of the General Aptitude Test, Khamis Mushait 1428- 1430 H

·        Member of Post Graduate  Studies Committee, Faculty of Education, King Khalid University, 1423 H.

·        Member of District Councils, Asir Region, 1424 H.

·        Member of the Committee of Scientific Departments Integration, King Khalid University, 1419 H.

3.  Courses Given:

·        Islamic Education Scholars, Doctorate program, College of Education ,Female branch, Abha.

·        Islamic Education and Development, Doctorate program, College of Education ,Female branch, Abha.

·        Islamic Education Foundations, Master Program, College of Education, King Khalid University.

·        Research Seminar in Administration and Educational Supervision, Master Program, College of Education, King Khalid University.

·        Foundations of Islamic and General Education, Bachelor program.

·        Educational Research Methods, Bachelor program.

·        Comparative Education, Bachelor program.

·        Education and Teaching Methods, Bachelor program, Imam Muhammad Bin Saud Islamic University.

·        Educational Psychology, Bachelor program, Imam Muhammad Bin Saud Islamic University.

·        Supervision of the students of Field Education , Faculty of Sharia and Religion Foundation, Faculty of Arabic Language and Social Sciences, Imam Muhammad Bin Saud Islamic University, Previously Abha Branch.

·        Supervision of the Educational  Courses, College of Arabic Language and Social Sciences, College of Administration, King Khalid University.

·        Supervision of  Master Theses, College of Education, King Khalid University. Supervision of Master Theses, College of Education (Female Branch), King Khalid University.

4.  Training Courses and Workshops :

N.

Name of Training Course

Institution

Date

1-

Emerging Technologies for Open Educational Practices

E-Learning Centre/ University of Oldenburg/Germany

25-29/08/2014 AD

2-

Performance Indicators and Benchmarks

Najran University/ Deanship of Quality Development.

17_18/01/1435 H

20- 21/11/2013 AD

3-

Excellence in Undergraduate Education

King Khalid University

7-8/05/2013 AD

4-

The Art of  Meeting Management

Najran University/ Deanship of Quality development

25-26/11/1434 H

 

5-

The Modern University Leadership according to the Requirements of Quality

System.

Najran University/ Deanship of Quality Development

27/5/1434 H

8/4/2013 AD

6-

Thinking and Strategic Management

Najran University/ Deanship of Quality development

15-16/6/1433 H

7- 8/4/2012 AD

 

7-

Preparation for KPIs, Communication and Implementation

Najran University/ Deanship of Quality development

18-20/02/2012 AD

8-

Leadership program and Strategic planning

Najran University/ In collaboration with University of Brunel, London, UK

14-16/03/2011 AD

9-

Programs and Courses Specifications

King Khalid University/ Academic Centre for Development and Evaluation

27-28/3/1430 H

24-25/3/2009 AD

10-

Establishing an Internal Unit of the Colleges.

Quality and Accreditation Training Centre

21-22/1/1432 H

27-28/12/2010 AD

11-

The initial Self Evaluation

Najran University/ Deanship of Quality development.

14/04/1431 H

30/3/2010 AD

12-

Test-Making Program to measure the quality of Higher Education outputs.

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

28-1/05/2009 AD

13-

Quality and its implementation in the institutions of Higher Education.

King Saud University/ Quality Deanship

1/2/1430 H

25-26/5/2009 AD

14-

Planning for Effective University Teaching

King Saud University

14-16/3/2009 AD

15-

The university between the Academic Accreditation and World Ranking.

King Saud University

27-28/5/1429 H

16-

E-Learning Curriculum Design and Delivery : Best Practices

E-learning Centre/ King Khalid University

18-19/04/2009 AD

17-

Tegrity – Learning System

E-learning Centre/ King Khalid University

18-19/04/2009 AD

18-

Elluminate –Learning System

E-learning Centre/ King Khalid University

20/04/2009 AD

20-

E-Learning Curriculum Design and Delivery : Best Practices

E-Learning Center/ King Khalid University

03/02/2009 AD

21-

Developing and Managing Institutional quality structures and Procedures

British Cultural Mission/ Bahrain

4-5/02/2008 AD

22-

Teaching and Learning

King Khalid University/ Academic Centre for Development and Evaluation.

29/10/1428 H

23-

Strategic Planning Skills

Quality and Accreditation Training Centre

14-18/3/1431 AD

24-

Decision Making and Problem-Solving skills

King Saud University/ Quality and Development unit. 

1-29/12/1431 H

 

 

 

5.     References:

     Available on Request

                                                                                                         

 

 

                                                 Best regards,

 

                                      Dr. Al hefdhy, Yahya Suliman