Ms.Racquel Warner

Senior Lecturer,International Foundation Programme ,School of Science and Technology

Office: Room 305, Block 16
Phone: +971 4 3693966
Fax: +971 4 3604772



  • EdD Candidate – University of Exeter, UK
  • PGCert HE – Middlesex University, London
  • MA TESOL, University of Wollongong, Australia
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Develoment, Ashworh College,Washington DC
  • BA Literatures in English with a minor in International Relations, University of the West Indies & Spelman College
  • Dip Ed, Sam Sharpe Teacher College, Jamaica

Courses taught

·         Academic Writing

  • Researching and Presenting
  • Research Methods in TESOL
  • Historical Perspective on Early Childhood Education
  • Education and Equality

Research Interests

·         Student Engagement as an alternative pedagogy

  • Student Autonomy and self regulation
  • Professional Development and teacher training for quality assurance

Awards and achievements

Distinction and Excellence Award  in teaching and student centred learning 2011, Middlesex University, Dubai

Certificate in Conflict Mediation, 1992, Caux Scholars Programme,

Membership of professional bodies and associations

TESOL Arabia

Selected Publications

 Warner, R. & Rajab, R ( 2014). TESOL  Arabia Discussions. In P. McLaren, M. Al-Hamly, C. Coombe, S. Troudi & C.Gunn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 19th TESOL Arabia conference: From KG to College Career (pp. 1-5). Dubai: TESOL Arabia Publications.

Warner, R.( 2013).Personal and professional skills of TESOL practitioners of the future. In P. Davidson, M. Al-Hamly, C. Coombe, S. Troudi & C.Gunn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 18th TESOL Arabia conference: Achieving excellence through life skills education (pp. 22-28). Dubai: TESOL Arabia Publications.

Warner, R., (2013) Student Engagement Based on Gender in UAE Private Higher Education. The Second International ERPBSS Conference, Middlesex University Dubai, UAE, November 26-28, 2013

Warner, R.,(2013). Teacher training for quality in a neoliberal educational Landscape. In The International Conference in Higher Education: Succeeding in the Pursuit of Quality,  Michigan State University in Dubai, Conference Proceeding: January 28-29, 2013, Brown Walker Press: Boca Raton, Florida. pp 201-221

Warner, R., (2011) Impact Study on Continued Professional Development (CPD) at a British University in the UAE. The First International ERPBSS Conference, Middlesex University Dubai, UAE, November 22-24, 2011.

Warner, R.(2010) Referencing: A Threshold Concept for Higher Education. TESOL Journal, Special Edition, American University of Cairo