Mona Younes

Mona Younes is an independent consultant in the field of ‘Education in Emergencies’. She has been conducting consultancies for international organizations, including the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, War Child Holland and Plan International in the Middle East and North Africa region. Her passion and specific niche of expertise lies in the area of using EdTech to empower refugee learners. Mona is currently conducting her PhD research at Lancaster University in the United Kingdom, aiming to understand the potentials of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) based learning in empowering secondary refugee students in Jordan. Mona has a Master degree in Online Education from the University of Southern Queensland. In 2008 she was awarded Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Research Project by the Australian College of Educators for her research on “Perceptions and Attitudes of Arab Learners towards Online Learning.” She has been in the field of teaching, teacher training and curriculum design since 1987 and has worked in Egypt and Qatar.