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REAL: Faculty Members

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Faculty Members

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Professor Pauline Rose
REAL Centre Director. Measuring and addressing inequalities in education access and learning; teacher quality; non-state provision, financing.
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Rob GruijtersDr Rob Gruijters
Family background and educational outcomes; Long-term trends in educational inequality; Private schools; Life course trajectories and economic inequality; Quantitative methods; China; Sub-Saharan Africa.
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image of staff member Dr Sonia Ilie
Educational access and learning inequalities in relation to socio-economic deprivation; widening participation and learning in higher education; evaluation; quantitative research methods. 
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image of staff memberDr Zoe James
Trends and inequalities in educational access and learning; education policy; language of instruction; non-state providers; mixed methods; quantitative methods. 
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image of staff member Professor Ricardo Sabates
 Access to education; social benefits of education in international contexts; inequalities in education; quantitative impact evaluations in education.
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image of staff member Professor Nidhi Singal Disability, poverty and education; teaching and learning processes in mainstream classrooms; student outcomes in inclusive settings; ethics in educational research in Southern contexts.
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REAL Centre Research Assistants and Associates

image of staff member Dr Mesele Araya
Access to early childhood education; Inequality of learning outcomes; Educational intervention programs - school grants and/or feeding; Impact monitoring and evaluation - mixed methods.
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image of staff member Dr Emma Carter
 Psychology of education; accelerated learning; education in sub-Saharan Africa; educational evaluation; quantitative and qualitative research methods.
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image of staff member Dr Artemio Cortez Ochoa
Education quality improvement; Initial Teacher Education; Continuing Professional Development; Educational evaluation; Student learning; International and Comparative Education; Mixed-methods research

Dr Konstantina Maragkou
Economics of education; educational choices and outcomes; equality of opportunity in education, widening university participation; quantitative research method; evaluation.

Dr Tony OnwuegbuzieDr Tony Onwuegbuzie
Dr Tony Onwuegbuzie: Disadvantaged and under-served populations; educational achievement ; qualitative, quantitative and mixed methodologies, program evaluation, teacher education, educational psychology, social psychology.
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Dr Dawit Tibebu TirunehDr Dawit Tibebu Tiruneh
Instructional design; systematic design of learning environments; 21st century skills; development and validation of instruments; quantitative research methods; Ethiopian General Education.
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Louise Yorke headshotDr Louise Yorke
Educational access and equity, social and cultural factors influencing educational pathways, the gendered experiences and trajectories of girls and young women, and school-to-work transitions.

Faculty Affiliate Members

image of staff member Emeritus Professor Madeleine Arnot
Sociology of education; gender; citizenship studies; migration.
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image of staff member Dr Hilary Cremin
Education and peacebuilding; responding constructively to conflict; truth and reconciliation processes; restorative justice.
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image of staff member Dr Sara Hennessy
Improving quality of teaching and learning through professional development and digital technology use, especially mobile technologies; increasing participation in learning through classroom dialogue, reasoning and collaborative working.
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image of staff member Dr Elizabeth (Liz) Maber
Teaching and research explores the relationship between education, social justice and building peace in international contexts particularly in relation to gender and intersectional experiences of social inequalities.
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REAL Centre Project Support and Communications Team

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Sandra Baxter
Research uptake, knowledge management, learning processes, communications, international education and development

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Valeria Rebolledo Robert
Research grant administrator on international education and development projects, budget management, project reporting.

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Holly Ruffhead
Donor relations, budget management and project reporting on a portfolio of international development projects focused on equitable access to education.

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