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REAL: Research Students

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Faculty Research Students connected with the REAL Centre

Farah Ahmed: Pedagogy as Dialogue between Cultures: Exploring Halaqah: an Islamic dialogic pedagogy enabling shakhsiyah (personhood, autonomy, identity) development for Muslim children in a pluralist society.

Nisrin AlTabba: Identity Politics: What viable identities can British Arabs draw on in the current context? A narrative, auto-ethnographic approach to exploring the experiences and stories of first and second generation British Arabs.

Tim Archer: Education in Conflict: Masculinity, violence, and peace - Educating the 'peaceful warrior'.

Stephen Bayley: Unlocking Cognitive Competences in Resource-Poor Environments.

Jonathan Birtwell: Bridging the gap between secondary and tertiary education for aspiring refugee students in Malaysia.

Emma Carter: “Orbiting Two Worlds”: Investigating the psychosocial development of adolescents from disadvantaged, minority ethnic backgrounds involved in educational initiatives targeting high academic potential.

Charleen Ning Chiong: An Inequitable Production of 21st-century Citizens? : The Case of Singapore.

Carly Christensen: Canadian Aboriginal special education: How does accessing special education influence the lives and identities of Ojibway secondary school students in and out of school?

Andrew Colley: The educational and social outcomes of young people with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) in England.

Kalifa Damani: The role of Educational technology in reducing socio-economic disadvantage through the development of academic-, civic-, and entrepreneurial self-efficacy.

Sophia M.D'Angelo: Conceptualising Teacher Professional Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: an in-depth look at Tanzania

Katy Day:"Girls Who Kick Butt”: Feminist Fantasy Novels’ Potential Impact on Cognition in Adolescents.

Christine Ellison: Tackling regional inequality in Uganda’s education system. A critical assessment.

Rebecca Gordon: Exploring the impact of Microfinance provision on levels of girls’ enrolment and learning in education in rural India.

Sara Clarke Habibi: The role of education in post-conflict social reconstruction and peacebuilding: the case of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Julia Hayes: Inclusive Education in Afghanistan and Pakistan: The experiences of children with disabilities.

Mona Jebril: Academic life under occupation: the impact on educationalists at Gaza's universities.

Kevin Kester: Teaching and learning peace within the United Nations: a sociology of peace education.

Aliya Khalid: Exploring the Influence of Maternal Education on School Access and Learning for Daughters: Experiences of Pakistani mothers.

Maria Khwaja: The political teacher: Classrooms as cultural sites of mobility and restraint.

Pui Ki Patricia Kwok: The implementation of ”learner-centred” educational reform in Rwanda: Cultural issues and challenges.

Hema Letchamanan: Gender Identity Conflict in Secondary Schools in India – a study on transgender youth.

Melissa Marsden: Teacher professional development for the integration of ICT in poorly resourced education systems: lessons learned from the One Laptop per Child programme in Brazil.

Lauren Marston: An exploration into whether or not cash transfers conditioned on school attendance enable recipients to live better lives: lessons from Jamaica

Michael Meaney: The Future of Educational Inequity: MOOCs and Compounding Educational Disadvantage

Meghna Nag Chowdhuri: Primary school teachers' experiences of using innovative mathematics textbooks in Delhi, India.

Seema Nath: Education for Children with Disabilities in India - A case study to critically understand teaching and learning practices in schools that include all learners.

Arif Naveed: Schooling and social mobility in Pakistan.

Babatunde Ojewunmi: Pastoral care, academic outcomes and institutional behaviour of Further Education Colleges following the implementation of the Equality Act 2010: a case study approach.

Jwalin Patel: System determinants of teacher effectiveness for 'learning to live together'.

Winnie Pui: Promoting strategies for the self-regulation of learning among students with learning difficulties in Hong Kong and Macau.

Sahar Shah: Educational leadership and School Improvement. Analyzing the role of gender in influencing leadership styles of secondary school head teachers within the context of Pakistan.

Hiba Salem: Education in Conflict-Affected Zones: Understanding the Experiences of Syrian Refugees in Jordan.

Kaylan Schwarz: How do young people make meaning of their experiences before, during and after a short-term international volunteer excursion in Sub-Saharan Africa? An exploration through narrative inquiry.

Peter Sutoris: Cross-cultural scalability of education programs in South Asia.

Raymond Tangonyire: Exploring the Incorporation of the Leadership for Learning (LfL) Principles in Ghana: The Case of Two LfL Basic Schools in the Central Region.

Hannah Ware: Identifying priorities for children with SEND from first generation migrant families at special schools in England.

Lisa Walker: Equity and Achievement Dynamics in the Tanzanian Secondary School Classroom, An Explanatory Framework.

Joseph Watson: Change in learning outcomes amongst Zambian lower primary pupils: the influence of the iSchool programme.

Asma Zubairi: The differences in the distribution, use and voice over resources between primary schools in poor and rich communities: a case study of Malawi using a political economy approach.

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