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Nigina Noyobshoeva is a Senior Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes at UCA’s Undergraduate Preparatory Programme in the Khorog campus. Noyobshoeva brings 17 years of teaching experience to UCA. Her professional career began at the Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) in 2000, where she held different positions such as English Instructor, Senior English Instructor, and Administrator of the Nursing Development Project. 

In 2006, Noyobshoeva joined UCA’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE), where she worked as an English Instructor for 13 years. She attended numerous professional development training at SPCE, which enabled her to teach various high-level certified programmes such as Conversational English, Business English, and English for Academic and Specific Purposes courses. At SPCE, she ran IELTS test preparation sessions for postgraduate students of the Institute of Ismaili Studies and other SPCE students. She also developed curricula for different programmes, conducted Teaching Knowledge Test sessions, and led professional development training for English instructors from all districts of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast and its Afghanistan Learning Centres. Noyobshoeva is also a Cambridge KET, PET, FCE and CAE examiner.

She holds a Certificate in Teaching Knowledge Test with Band 4 from the University of Cambridge, and a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics with Distinction from Khorog State University.