Dr Angeline M Barrett

B.A.Hons, MA Oxon, M.Ed., Ph.D.

  • BS8 1JA

20022018

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Research interests

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 to critique ideas for a learning goal, pointing out its potential and limitations to enhance inclusion and relevance dimensions of education quality and to release the potential of professional teachers.

 I lead practical research projects that are impact on pedagogy in schools and teacher education institutions. The ongoing Language Supportive Teaching and Textbooks project involves five teacher education institutions in Tanzania and is introducing over 3000 trainee teachers to new pedagogies.  The first phase of this project developed textbooks for learners, transitioning from education in an African language to using English as the language of instruction. 

 

 

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  • International Development

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Research Output

North-South research partnerships in higher education: perspectives from South and North

Barrett, AM., Crossley, M. W. & Fon, P. T., 2014, Internationalization of higher education and global mobility. Streitwieser, B. (ed.). Oxford: Symposium Books, p. 59 71 p. (Oxford Studies in Comparative Education; vol. 23, no. 2).

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    Education Quality and Social Justice in the Global South: Challenges for policy, practice and research

    Tikly, L. P. & Barrett, A. M., 10 Dec 2012, Education Quality and Social Justice in the Global South: Challenges for policy, practice and research. Routledge, 228 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

  • A Millennium Learning Goal for education post-2015: A question of outcomes or processes

    Barrett, A. M., Feb 2011, In : Comparative Education. 47, 1, p. 119- 133 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • 35 Citations (Scopus)

    Activities

    International Journal of Educational Development (Journal)

    Angeline M Barrett (Editor)

    2011

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

    Textbook Writing Workshop

    Angeline M Barrett (Organiser)

    17 Feb 201421 Feb 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    EMI Oxford Launch

    Angeline M Barrett (Participant)

    17 Mar 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Supervised Work

    Exploring the Impact of Learning in Out-of-School Time Settings on Saudi University Graduates’ Aspirations to Major and Work in Science and Engineering-related Fields

    Author: Aljuwaiber, A. A. M., 23 Jan 2020

    Supervisor: Dillon, J. (Supervisor), Bainton, D. (Supervisor) & Barrett, A. M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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    Making Sense of CPD Policy: The Quest for Transformation of Teacher Professionalism in Malaysia

    Author: Osmin, F., 6 Nov 2018

    Supervisor: Mbogo Barrett, A. (Supervisor) & Hawkey, K. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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    Teacher Identity in Context: A comparison of Tanzanian with English primary school teachers

    Author: Mbogo Barrett, A. E., 2005

    Supervisor: Osborn, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)