Dr Rafael Mitchell


  • BS8 1JA

  • Graduate School of Education, 35 Berkeley Square

    BS8 1JA Bristol

    United Kingdom

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Personal profile

Research interests

I am a lecturer in Comparative and International Education with a special focus on education in Africa. I previously worked at the University of Cambridge where I co-founded the African Education Research Database. I serve on the leadership team of the international GCRF research network Transforming Education for Sustainable Futures, which will fund up to 80 Southern-led projects in Rwanda, Somalia/Somaliland, South Africa and India.

My research and teaching address global inequalities in knowledge production in education, and processes of schooling and school improvement, with respect to inclusive pedagogies, curricula and leadership. I welcome doctoral supervision and research collaborations in these areas.

External positions

Research Associate, REAL Centre, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

30 May 20171 Jun 2019

Structured keywords and research groupings

  • SoE Centre for Comparative and International Research in Education


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