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Dr Angeline Mbogo Barrett

Dr Angeline Mbogo Barrett

Dr Angeline Mbogo Barrett
B.A.Hons, MA Oxon, M.Ed., Ph.D.

Reader in Education

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Research summary

My research addresses the problematic of improving teaching and learning in public primary and secondary education ion under resourced contexts. I address this through collaborating with education professionals to develop pedagogic innovations for engaging students in active learning. My scholarship critically debates international policy agendas that overdetermine education priorities in low income contexts.

Major contributions I have made to the field of international and comparative education include the development of a framework for conceptualising education quality (in collaboration with Leon Tikly) from a social justice perspective, which focuses on expanding learners’ valued capabilities.  I applied the framework to debate ...

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Biography

Angeline is Director of the Centre for Comparative and International Research in Education (CIRE) and Director of Postgraduate Research in the School of Education.

She currently leads research on Language Supportive Teaching and Textbooks in Tanzania. Previous research includes the DFID-ERSC research  project Engaging Teachers in Peacebuilding in Post-conflict Context, the Education Quality in Low Income Countries (EdQual) Research Programme Consortium (2005-1020).  She has conducted consultancies on improving teacher quality in sub-Saharan Africa and indicators for the Education Sustianable Development Goal.

Her research on pedagogy and teacher professionalism in sub-Saharan Africa builds on her doctoral research (2001-2004) on primary school ...

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Selected publications

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