Nigina Noyobshoeva is a highly experienced educator with 20 years of teaching experience. She is a Senior Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes at UCA's School of Arts and Sciences and a Cambridge examiner for KET, PET, FCE, and CAE. Before joining UCA, she held different roles at the Aga Khan Health Services, including Senior Instructor and Administrator.
Noyobshoeva later joined UCA's School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE), where she worked for 13 years as an English/Senior Instructor. She developed and taught various English language courses and led IELTS preparation sessions. She also conducted professional development training for English instructors across GBAO and SPCE's Afghanistan Learning Centres and taught Business English to Kazakhstan's Ministry of Finance staff. At SPCE, her work was recognised with the "Best Teacher" award three times.
Noyobshoeva holds multiple teaching certifications, including a Certificate in Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT), a Certificate in Teaching the English Language to Adults (CELTA), and a UCA Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE) from the University of Cambridge, UK. In addition, she has earned certificates in Teaching English to Non-Native Speakers (TESOL/TEFL), Teaching English to Online Learners (TEOL), Teaching English to Adult Learners (TEAL), and Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL) from the World TESOL Academy, UK. Noyobshoeva has a Diploma in Linguistics with Distinction and a Diploma in Economics from Khorog State University.