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Fajer M. Bin Rashed, Miss

PhD candidate at United Arab Emirates University

Fajer M. Bin Rashed has 13 years’ experience teaching English as a second language at the tertiary level in Kuwait. Her previous teaching posts include at Australian University (formerly known as Australian College of Kuwait), Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST), Arab Open University (AOU) and the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET). She has a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature and a master’s degree in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies. She is currently a PhD candidate at United Arab Emirates University, specialising in Language and Literacy Studies. She is a published researcher and is an active reviewer for a multi- and interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal based on her expertise. Her research interests include (early)literacy education, language teacher and learner identity, bilingualism, multiculturalism and social-emotional learning (SEL) in education. In 2016, she served as a TESOL Kuwait Board Member, chairing the Teacher Training and Development interest section.

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