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Saturday, March 11 • 15:00 - 15:30
Cultural Challenges to Teaching in the UAE

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This presentation focuses on the results of research conducted into the challenges experienced by a group of western expatriates recruited to leadership positions in the UAE tertiary sector, and the coping strategies they employed in navigating unfamiliar working and life environments.


Aidan Thorne

Manager Corporate Training, British Council
Aidan recently completed a professional doctorate with Exeter University. He has 30 years experience of working overseas at all levels inc teaching, Teacher ed and management. He has worked across the MENA region, in Eastern Europe, China and Oceania and he is currently working for the British Council in sub Saharan Africa. His research interests include the cross cultural issues facing expatriate leaders and managers in higher education... Read More →

Saturday March 11, 2017 15:00 - 15:30
Salon 7

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