Fadwa Benamer


Fadwa Benamer is a tutor of mathematics at Bahrain Polytechnic. She has an extensive experience of teaching mathematics and statistics to various levels of students, both in Bahrain and internationally.

In her first years of working at Bahrain Polytechnic, Fadwa became a member of the mathematics foundation team, where she was a course coordinator for mathematics. Since joining the Business School, in addition to being a course coordinator for a variety of disciplines within the Business programme, Fadwa has taught a range of courses, including Quantitative Business Methods, Work Placement, Essential Management Skills, and Workplace Awareness Skills. In each of these areas, she has developed and delivered course materials tailored to the specific subject area.

Aside from the teaching and learning of mathematics, Fadwa’s main research interests are in the area of gender issues and educational leadership and management for female academics in the Middle East. She is also a member of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics in UK.

Academic Qualifications Obtained

2014MA in Education, University of Derby, UK
2013Dip in Education, University of Derby, UK
1999PGCE in Education, Children Training Group awarded by the Open University, UK
1993BA in Mathematical Science, Richmond College, The American International University in London, UK

Professional Certifications

1999PGCE in Education, Children Training Group awarded by the Open University, UK
1999Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), Chiltren Training Group awarded by the Open University, UK

Teaching Expertise

2009- PresentTutor of Mathematics, Bahrain Polytechnic, Bahrain
2006-2009Teacher of Mathematics, St Christopher School, Bahrain
2005-2006Teacher of Mathematics, Hitchin Girls School, UK
2001-2003Teacher of Mathematics, Stratton Upper School, Uk
1999-2001Teacher of Mathematics, The Nobel School, UK


Fadwa conducted a variety of research studies, including an investigation into cooperative learning through group assessment of undergraduate students in quantitative business methods within the Business programme at Bahrain Polytechnic.

In addition, Fadwa conducted an inquiry into the role of leadership and management in higher education. Recently, she has completed a study on the impact of culture, and social and economic conditions on women in senior leadership roles in higher education in different contexts within the Arab world. This research highlighted barriers Arab women face in their career advancement in academia.

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