Paul Rogers Alap

Head of ALAP

Paul Rogers qualified as a teacher in the early 1970s and taught in the UK state system for a number of years. He then moved overseas and into adult education, dealing with a variety of tertiary education and training institutes such as Universities, Military Training Colleges and Vocational Education training providers, in both the public and private sectors.
He took a UK M.Sc. degree in Applied Linguistics and ESP in the mid 1980s, a US Doctorate in the early 90s and has presented papers on subjects as diverse as teacher training, online learning and modern assessment methodology at various prestigious conferences around the world. In 2007, he was elected a Fellow of the Institute for Learning, the UK’s main regulatory and quality assurance organization for Further Education. He is also a Fellow of the College of Teachers in London and in 2013 was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management.
He has written teacher training programmes for Aston University and has worked closely with both Leeds and Southampton Universities in the UK, as well as the RAND Corporation (Education Division) in the USA, when he was Programme Manager for Initial Teacher Training in the Gulf state of Qatar. He has worked with British Aerospace in Saudi Arabia, the Centre for British Teachers in Oman and Qatar and was Regional Business Manager for EDI (LCCI International Qualifications) in Cyprus and the Middle East. Most recently, he was Managing Director of a private vocational college in Doha: Qatar Skills Academy. He has been an active member of IATEFL, TESOL and TESOL Arabia as well as being a committed Rotarian. He is currently Headmaster of KYUEM, a prestigious “A” Level College in Malaysia.
In 2015 Paul was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA).
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