Abdulaziz Bin-Taleb

Abdulaziz Bin-Taleb, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in Curriculum and Instruction at King Saud University in Riyadh. He earned his doctoral degree from The University of Texas at Austin in Education in 2005. He has M.A and B.Ed. degrees from King Saud university in 2000 and 1997 respectively. 

In 2006, Dr. Bin-Taleb worked with the Saudi Ministry of Higher Education as a Part-time Consultant. In 2008, he was appointed to work at the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission (SACM) in Australia, where he occupied key positions in various departments. In 2012, he was appointed The Saudi Cultural Attaché to Australia, a post which he held until late 2016. During his tenure, he has led SACM to implement significant initiatives and promote its cultural role.  He has spent 14 years studying and working abroad (USA, Australia) which provided him with expertise in many areas including executive leadership and governance. It has also had a profound influence on his research and writing. He is the author of two books: “The Upcoming Oil” highlighting the issue of investment in education and "Studying Abroad" a reference book for students and concerned parties. Besides these books, he published some researches and essays. 

Dr. Bin-Taleb has participated in several cultural and academic events as well as local and international conferences and forums. His wider research interests include: investment in education, knowledge-based economy, strategic planning, Saudi Vision 2030, international education, educational reform, curriculum and instruction and ethical education. He is member of some professional associations such as the American Educational Research Association (AERA) (since 2003), Saudi Association for Education & Psychology (GESTEN) (since 2005), and a lifetime member of Texas Exes, The University of Texas Alumni Association. 

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