Academic Qualifications Obtained

2014 MA in Education, University of Derby, United Kingdom
2013 Post Graduate Diploma in Education, University of Derby, United Kingdom
2003 B.Sc., Mathematics, Goldsmiths College University of London, United Kingdom
1999 Access to Teaching, Southwark Collage, United Kingdom


Professional Certifications

2004 Post Graduate Certificate in Education, Goldsmiths College University of London, UK


Teaching Expertise

2009-Present Tutor/Course Coordinator, Bahrain Polytechnic, Bahrain
2008-2009 Assessor/Trainer, National Institute in Industrial Training, Bahrain
2006-2008 Teacher of Mathematics, St-Christopher’s School, Bahrain

2004-2006 Teacher of Mathematics, Barking Abbey School, UK

1999-2003 Special Educational Needs Coordinator, Lewisham Council, UK


Relevant Industry Expertise

2003-2004 nalyst, HSBC Bank, UK



Over the past three years Araz has been involved in three research projects, which have received partial funding from Bahrain Polytechnic.

  • 2011-2012, Assessment Matters: An investigation into the assessment of undergraduate students on the Quantitative Business Methods course (QBM) within the Business Programme at Bahrain Polytechnic (BP) Middle East
  • 2012-2013, An investigation into the Impact of Change in Leadership & Management (L&M) on Teaching and Learning at a Higher Educational Institute in the Middle East (HEIME)
  • 2013-2014, An Inquiry into Higher Education Reform in a Post-Conflict Setting: Opportunities and Challenges in Kurdistan-Iraq

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

  1. Member, Association of Teachers of Mathematics, UK, 2004-Present
  2. Member, Association of Teachers and Lecturers, UK, 2004-2006
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