Paul Rogers initially studied English at the tertiary level and trained as a language teacher. After nine years in the UK state system, he moved overseas and has taught in the Arabian Gulf region for nearly twenty years. Along the way, he took a Master’s Degree in TESP from Aston University, UK, and a Ph.D. in English from Fairfax University, USA. He is a member of TESOL and TESOL Arabia and has presented papers at conferences in Riyadh, Vancouver, Al Ain and Dubai. He is also an accomplished designer of self-access and distance learning (for both intra and internet courses) and has participated in related conferences at the Universities of Hawaii and Indiana. One of his recent papers involved vocabulary acquisition, and was presented at an international conference on Professional Discourse at the City
University of Hong Kong.
He is an accredited DELTA tutor for the University of Cambridge and has acted as an external tutor and teacher trainer for the University of Aston. He has written and developed Certificate and Diploma TEFL courses for Fairfax University, which are now available internationally. He has worked collaboratively with the University of Melbourne in the piloting of a new Bachelor’s Degree in EYL (English for Young Learners). He is currently the Associate Director, GCC, for Fairfax University, and is an active member of their Adjunct Faculty.
Dr Rogers was most recently Director of English Language Studies for IPETQ, the largest private training company in Kuwait. He has served as Curriculum Co-ordinator for Academic Services, Higher Colleges of Technology in the UAE, and was Head of Teacher Training and Development for British Aerospace in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. He has also been responsible for setting up TARGET – a new skills-based, flexible language examination system, validated by Aston University, and aimed at private companies in the Arabian Gulf.
Introducing KEPA
At KEPA, we are able to offer a wealth of Language and Educational services, from intensive English Language Summer School courses on the island of Cyprus, to Middle East teacher recruitment and placement. We are also able to provide bespoke English Language Syllabuses and Examinations using the latest computer-based methodology.
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