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Dr Majeda Awawdeh

Author | Educator | Entrepreneur | Founder of Australia’s Leading Research-Based Learning Centre

Dr Majeda Awawdeh is an Australian Educator and Author. She is best known for her research alongside Prof John Sweller for studying an influential theory of Cognitive Load. Fluent in three languages: Arabic, Hebrew and English. She is one of the 1.6 million Palestinians who hold an Israeli citizenship.

She completed a degree in Mathematics & Computer Sciences and Education in 1992 from the University of Haifa and then went on to complete a master’s degree in Mathematics Education in 2002 from the University of Haifa.

After receiving a scholarship for outstanding research in her field, she came to Australia and completed her Ph.D from the University of New South Wales in 2008 – her thesis titled Cognitive Load Theory & Mathematics education.

“Never underestimate a woman with determination and a vision”