Shabaya

Mrs.Yara Azouqa

Senior Instructor of English
UC Learning Community Coordinator

Tel #: +97125015621

Email: yara.azouqa@adu.ac.ae

Educational Background

  • Candidate for Master of Education, DEAKIN, Australia
  • Master of Science in Education Management and Policy, HCT, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • CELTA, University of Cambridge/British Council, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults. 2012
  • MA, Jordan University, Amman, Jordan/ English Language & Literature. 1999
  • BA, Jordan University, Amman, Jordan/ English Language & Literature. 1996

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AREAS OF COMPETENCE

  • Teacher Education &Training
  • Emotional Intelligence in Schools
  • Task-based Learning & Assessment
  • CELTA-Certified Instructor
  • Student-lead Interactive Learning
  • Curriculum Design
  • ICT in Education
  • Learning Communities

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • Instructor & Coordinator at Abu Dhabi University (UAE)2003-present
  • English Teacher at Muslim International School(UAE) 2002-2003
  • Training Executive at National Human Resources (UAE)2001-2002
  • Part-time TESOL Instructor at ESL Language Center (UAE)2000-2001
  • Part-time English Lecturer at University of Jordan (Jordan)1998-1999
  • Grade 3 English Teacher at Ahliyya School for Girls (Jordan) 1996-1998

PRESENTATIONS

  • Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai, UAE, Co-presenter: “Teacher Researcher Authorship” Nov 2013
  • Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE “From Learning Communities to a Knowledge Society”
    TESOL Arabia Sig: Independent Learners May 2013
  • Abu Dhabi University, “Overview of Learning Communities: a University College Initiative” Mar 2013
  • Abu Dhabi University, “Targeting Assessment Using Bloom's Revised Taxonomy” Dec 2010

TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • ICelebrate Teaching & Learning: Sharing the iPad Experience,
    HCT/Khalifa City Women's College, Abu Dhabi, UAE 2012
  • Adding Value/ HCT’s 9th Annual National Teacher Education Conference, Al-Ain, UAE 2012
  • Achieving Excellence through Life Skills Education/18th TESOL Arabia, Dubai, UAE 2012