Dr Raed Yacoub

Staff details

Position E-Learning Advisor
Email r.yacoub ( (@gold.ac.uk)
Dr Raed Yacoub

Dr Raed Yacoub is E-Learning Advisor at the Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre (TaLIC). His current research interest is in literacy and lifelong learning from computational and constructionist perspectives. He has taught classes on digital literacy and computer skills. Raed obtained his PhD from the University of Greenwich in London where he worked on interdisciplinary research at the Faculty of Education. His doctoral thesis focused on computational interventions in learning and teaching of English for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) students.

Raed also works at the Media and Communications Department as Research Associate of the UK/EU Hub of the international research project Deathscapes: Mapping Race and Violence in Settler Societies, which is developing new ways to document, understand, and respond to contemporary racialized violence with research partners in Australia, Canada, and the United States. He has worked previously on participatory media initiatives that support creative expression and human rights advocacy among impoverished youth and communities in Palestine using new digital media and art.

Academic qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in education: University of Greenwich, London, UK. 2016.
  • Master of Science in Society, Science and Technology (Innovation and Research Policy Studies). Lund University, Sweden. 2011.
  • Graduate programme in Urban Studies and Planning, at the Special Program for Urban and Regional Studies (SPURS): Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. 2007.
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science: Al-Quds University, East Jerusalem, Palestine. 2000.