Omar Abu Humos


Assistant professor in Education


Department of English Language & Literature, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, main campus, Abu Dies, East Jerusalem, P.O Box 20002, Palestine.


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Omar Abu Humos, Ph.D., is a university assistant professor at Al-Quds University Department of English; he holds a Ph.D. from the University of San Francisco- School of Education with emphasis on second language acquisition.

Dr. Omar was seconded to the Ministry of Education to supervise the implementation of the first Palestinian curricula project (1998-2006) and to participate in developing and designing the first Palestinian English curricula; Textbooks and syllabus, for the whole public school system from grade one to grade twelve.

Research interests

EFL Reading Comprehension

Teaching activities

Lecturer in English as a Foreign Language

Selected publications

  • Published 3 researches on EFL reading Comprehension skill.
  • Participated in international programmes as an external expert, amongst which the UNICEF-led regional conference on 'Quality Education through Quality Curricula' held in Cairo/Egypt (2003). IBE UNESCO consultant and resource person for the UNESCO Programme on curriculum. Lately, he represented UNESCO as a trainer in Asian countries and with the world bank in African countries.