Born and raised in Mauritius, Mr. Ziyaad was exposed to a multitude of languages from an early age. He is fluent in English, French and Creole. He also has a certificate in Arabic Language from Al-imam University in Riyadh and is currently learning Spanish!
Ziyaad completed his Bachelor degree in 2006 from Brock University, in St Catharines, Ontario, Canada. In 2010, he obtained a TESL Diploma (Teaching English as Second Language) from International House, Toronto. He has taught French at L'ecole des Langues de L'estrie, in St Catharines and has been an English Language teacher at King Saud University Preparatory Year in Riyadh, KSA from October 2010 to July 2016. With 5+ years of experience, Ziyaad is now TESL Canada Professional Standard One Permanent Certified.
Additionally, he is also a Teacher Trainer and has delivered many workshops on Student Culture, Classroom Management and Education Technology and is a mentor for new teaching staff. He was also a lesson observer for the Professional Development team at KSU PY.
Currently, Ziyaad is an ESL college professor in Ontario Canada