Fatiha Senom, Ph.D. is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Language and Literacy Education, Faculty of Education, Universiti Malaya. She obtained Bachelor in Education in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), minoring in Science Education for Young Learners from Universiti Malaya and Ph.D in Education (TESL) under the fast-track programme in 2016 from the same university. She has published books and articles dedicated to issues surrounding professional development of novice and pre-service ESL teachers. Her research interests include; second language teacher education (SLTE) and professional development, TESOL, Instructed Second Language Acquisition (ISLA), Teaching English for Young Learners, Science Education for Young Learners, Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL). She is the coordinator for M.Ed ESL programme and involved in several community outreach programmes related to education for primary and secondary school ESL learners. Her current projects include the exploration of ESL novice teachers’ professional identity, internationalization of Second Language Teacher Education curricula, the development of CLIL module for teaching primary Science in English, and alternative assessment through plays for young learners.