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Prof. Fuad Abdul Hamied,Vice President of ASIA TEFL

Fuad Abdul Hamied is professor of language education at Indonesia University of Education at Bandung, Indonesia. He obtained his M.A. degree in TEFL (1980) from Southern Illinois University, USA and his PhD in Education (1982) from the same university.

Serving as Vice Rector at Indonesia University (1996-2003) and currently Vice President of Asia TEFL, he used to serve for five years (2005-2010) as Deputy Minister for Education at the Coordinating Ministry for People’s Welfare, in charge of inter-ministerial coordination, including the national policy on character development. His latest publication includes Research Methods: A Guide for First-time Researchers, a book published by UPI Press, 2016; ELT intricacies within the Indonesian language policy, in Terance W. Bigalke and Salbrina Sharbawi (Editors), English for ASEAN Integration: Policies and Practices in the Region, published by University Brunei Darussalam, 2015; The destiny of an education policy: What Indonesian TEFL stakeholders had to say, a public lecture at Applied Linguistics Research Group, The University of Waikato, New Zealand, 20 February 2015; Codeswitching in Universities in Vietnam and Indonesia, a book chapter published in 2014 by Multilingual Matters; English in Multicultural and Multilingual Indonesian Education, a book chapter published in 2012 by Springer