Hiba Fahoum received her M.A. degree in Arabic Language and Literature at the University of Haifa and also holds a teaching certificate. She completed her M.A. studies in 2009 with a thesis entitled "The Contribution of Modern Linguistics to the Understanding of the Issue of Common Spelling Errors in Contemporary Arabic". Fahoum has also taught remedial lessons for three years in English and Arabic at the University in the Department of Academic and Personal Assistance. For the past five years, she worked as a teacher at the Franciscan Sisters' School in Nazareth. Today, she teaches the Conversational Arabic course at the International School.