Didin Nuruddin Hidayat, MA TESOL, Ph.D is a lecturer at Department of English Education and language instructor at Center for Languages Development, State Islamic University (UIN) Jakarta. He also serves as the coordinator for 5000 Doktor overseas scholarship program of The Ministry of Religious Affairs. He completed his master degree in TESOL and Ph.D degree in Education from The University of Canberra, Australia. His research interests are mainly on teacher education, English teacher training, and effective teaching. He has acquired experience presenting at international conferences, such as in Japan, Qatar, and Australia.