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Mrs Saraswati Dawadi

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Professional biography

Mrs Saraswati Dawadi is currently a PhD student at the Open University, England, researching into the impacts of a national level English test in Nepal on students and parents. She has earned master’s degree in ELT from Tribhuvan University, Nepal and MA: TESOL from Lancaster University, England, as a Hornby Trust Scholar 2013/2014. Prior to starting her study in England, she was a teacher educator at Tribhuvan University. Her interest sits broadly within language assessment, second language acquisition, English language teaching, and teachers' professional development.  She has published a book and co-authored two books on Englsih as a foreign language teaching. She has also published a couple of articles in a few peer reviewed journals.

Research interests

language assessment, second language acquisition, English language teaching, and teachers' professional development

Teaching interests

English as a foreign or second langauge teaching

Impact and engagement

She is a life member of Nepal Englsih Language Teachers' Association- a professional organisation in Nepal and a member of TESOL USA. Additionally, she is a member of BAAL and BERA.  

News

Victoria Cumming, recipient of the Andrew Cornell Award 2017

WELS student wins Andrew Cornwell Award 2017

Victoria Cumming received her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Social Work and was also given the Andrew Cornwell Award 2017 for the highest-performing graduate in the social work programme at the Open University's degree ceremony

6th November 2017
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