Academic Qualifications Obtained
|2020||MA TESOL, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom|
|2017||BA English Language & Literature, University of Bahrain, Kingdom of Bahrain|
|2022||CTTL, Advanced Higher Education, Venue: Bahrain Polytechnic|
|2018||CELTA, Cambridge English Assessment (University of Cambridge), Venue: British Council|
|2021-present||Assistant Tutor, Bahrain Polytechnic, Kingdom of Bahrain|
|2020||English Teaching Practice & Observation, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom|
|2017-2021||Learning Support Assistant, British School of Bahrain, Kingdom of Bahrain|
|2012-2016||Teaching Assistant, British Council, Kingdom of Bahrain|
Areas of Research Interest
Lifelong Learning, Teacher Motivation, intercultural competence and in application of these to the field of TESOL.
The Geography of News Project
I am in the stage of submitting a research proposal to the University of St Andrews (Scotland, UK) as I am seeking a supervisor in the field of TESOL or Education that can guide me through my potential research in Lifelong Learning in relation to TESOL.
- Teraif, Z. (2020). “What Keeps a Language Teacher Going: Motivation in the Case of Arab EFL teachers in Bahrain and Ways to Maintain it” [Master’s Thesis, University of Birmingham]. ResearchGate.
- Z. Teraif, What Keeps a Language Teacher Going: Motivation in the Case of Arab EFL teachers in Bahrain and Ways to Maintain it, Directorate of Public Libraries. Legal Deposit No. 354/L.D/2021, May 6, 2021.
Boards, Advisory committees, Professional organizations
- Student Adviser, Bahrain Polytechnic (2021-Present)]
- Member, Gulf-UK Alumni Network, British Council (2020-Present)