M.Ed MEd in Applied Linguistics (The Open University, UK)
BA Modern Languages and European Studies (LSU College of HE, The University of Southampton, UK)
Kirstin Crawford has an MEd in Applied Linguistics from The Open University, UK as well as a Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Post-Compulsory Education and Training from the University of Huddersfield, UK, which affords her qualified teacher status. She has taught English extensively in the UK and Europe before coming to Kurdistan.
English Language Centre Coordinator
Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes
Pearson Test Administrator
2013 – present English Language Centre Coordinator, University of Kurdistan Hewler
2010-13 – EAP Lecturer, University of Kurdistan Hewler
2009-10 EFL Lecturer, AUIS
2001-2009 ESOL Lecturer, The Manchester College
Masika, Rachel, Gina Wisker, Lanja Dabbagh, Kawther Jameel Akreyi, Hediyeh Golmohamad, Lone Bendixen & Kirstin Crawford, 2014. Female academics’ research capacities in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq: socio-cultural issues, personal factors, and institutional practices, Gender and Education, 26:1, 52-69, DOI: 10.1080/09540253.2013.873391
Crawford, Crawford, Mark Frohnsdorff, Hediyeh Golmohamad, Lone Bendixen Goulani, Alison Salm, Stacey Xaelani, (2014). From Needs Analysis to Curriculum Development: Designing an Intensive
EAP Course for Pre-sessional Students. International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies. 1:1.
PG Certificate in Post-Compulsory Education and Training (QTS) (The University of Huddersfield, UK)
Level 4 Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (The Institute of Linguists, UK)
City and Guilds Initial Certificate in Teaching Basic Skills (Literacy) (City College Manchester, UK)
CENTRA Foundation Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (North Trafford College, UK)
Certificate in Essential Management Skills (Indigo Business Services Ltd, UK)
7th International visible conference on educational studies and applied linguistics, Ishik University, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 2016
State-building and Gender in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq since 2003, LSE Middle East Centre and American University in Dubai. Hosted at UKH, Erbil 2014 (organiser and attendee).
Bendixen Goulani, L., Crawford, K., Frohnsdorff, M., Golmohamad, H., Salm, A. and Xaelani, S., 2014. From Needs Analysis to Curriculum Development: Designing an Intensive EAP
Course for Pre-sessional Students. In: Ishik University, International Visible Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics (VLTAL 2014 Conference).Erbil, 13-14 April 2014.
Student and Faculty Evaluation and Assessment in Higher Education in Iraq, Institute of International Education, Erbil. 2013
Quality Assurance Conference of English Language Provision for Higher Education, University of Kurdistan Hewler, 2013 (Participation)
Women in Higher Education in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and Arab Region, University of Brighton, 2012 (Symposium: Female Academics Needs and Empowering Strategies).
University of Brighton Presenter Funding 2012
Academic Reading and Writing
English for Business Communication
English for Business Studies
Fundamentals of Oral Communication
General English courses