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Language Studies Centre

About LSC

The mission of the LSC is to deliver quality language programs that assist our students' and industry partners in reaching their educational and professional / career development goals. Our goals are realized through the delivery of programs such as English for Academic Purposes, Business English, IELTS Preparation, Arabic as a Foreign Language and Customized language training programs. In addition the LSC is also an IDP approved IELTS testing centre as well as a Cambridge approved CELTA training centre (Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults).

About the Head of LSC

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Ms. Shanae Reed BA English Literature UW-Madison, CELTA, MEd TESOL Wollongong, NSW

Shanae has been the Department Head at the Language Studies Centre since 2008. She was initially recruited and worked as an English Language Instructor at the LSC from 2006 – 2008 and thereafter became the LSC Head. Before relocating to Dubai, Shanae lived and worked in South Korea as an English Language Instructor as well as an Academic Advisor.

During her time as the Department Head, Shanae has focused primarily on solidifying the QA processes and procedures for the department and facilitating the development of curriculum and programs that address the ever changing needs of students'. In addition, the professional development of the LSC teaching staff has also been at the forefront of her activities thus far.

Why work for LSC?

The LSC is a place where staff members are encouraged to develop and grow in a supportive and team-oriented environment. Creativity and transparency are both significant features of the LSC’s organizational culture and as a result the staff room has quite a comfortable atmosphere. In addition, our teaching staff come from a variety of backgrounds including South Africa, Iran, Lebanon, the United States of America, England and Turkey to name a few. Having such a diverse group of staff (administrative and academic) creates a unique and interesting work environment whereby two common goals bring us together; excellence in Education and enjoying the journey.

Meet some of our staff