Hasmik Kyureghyan

Summary of the key points to be included in the website of featured alums

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  • University(ies) and program/faculty before AUA

International Relations, University of Law and Economy, RA

  • AUA MA TEFL program and the year of graduation

Master of Arts, 2012

  • Further studies

Doctor in Education, London Institute of Education, University College London, 2016-21

  • Current employment
  1. National Program for Educational Excellence- lead specialist-coordinator of Teacher Continuous Professional Development
  2. Ayb School, Coordinator of Teacher Continuous Professional Development


  • Bullet list of 2-3 noteworthy prior job positions

Research and development specialist

English Language Instructor and course evaluator

  • Notable achievements

Fast-track career growth and development of personal skills and professional knowledge, participation in the establishment of the National Program of Educational Excellence in cooperation with the UCL Institute of Education, and the University of Cambridge    

  • MA TEFL capstone

“The Use of Podcasting in EFL Classroom: Armenian EFL Students’ Perceptions and

Practices while Using Podcasts in their Language Learning Process”

  • Bullet list of 2-3 other notable achievements (awards, grants, publications, presentations)

AGBU conference presentation (2016)
Organization of teacher conferences

Building teacher professional learning communities

  • Professional interests (2-3 key areas)

Initial Teacher Education

Teacher Continuous Professional Development

Coaching and Mentoring

  • How has the MA TEFL program impacted your career? Key takeaways from the MA TEFL program. (Limit your response to 70 words)

My teaching career started before applying to the MA TEFL and TEFL was not my first choice back in 2010 when I applied to AUA. Now thinking back I believe good luck and destiny took me to TEFL.  The program helped me develop my knowledge and skills which led to the improvement of my teaching and learning practice. The variety of courses and faculty of really bright professionals opened up a new “teaching and learning world” for me. Invaluable is the impact that TEFL has on my career especially in terms of educational research methods which I have made use of since day one in my career.

  • List  2-3 most important tips to potential MA TEFL applicants and/or MA TEFL students

Never miss a chance to TALK to the faculty- it’s learning beyond learning.

Be hardworking, read a lot and love what you are doing.

Be open to new experiences

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