• BS8 1JA

  • 35 Berkeley Square, School of Education

    BS8 1JA Bristol

    United Kingdom

  • Graduate School of Education, 35 Berkeley Square

    BS8 1JA Bristol

    United Kingdom

Personal profile

Research interests

Senior Lecturer in Comparative and International Education, and co-director of the Centre for Comparative and International Research in Education (CIRE). My research focuses on schooling and school improvement in African and low- and middle-income countries, and inequalities in knowledge production in education.

I work with researchers, practitioners and policy actors around the world, and current collaborative projects include:

I have published widely in my field (see publications) and undertaken commissioned research and consultancies for international organisations, including UNESCO, IIEP-UNESCO, FAWE, British Council and others. I welcome requests for doctoral supervision and new research collaborations.

External positions

BAICE Executive Committee (Ordinary member)

1 Jan 20241 Jan 2026

External Examiner, London Interdisciplinary School

1 May 20231 Sept 2027

Academic Adviser, Commonwealth Scholarship Commission

15 Dec 2022 → …

Structured keywords and research groupings

  • SoE Centre for Comparative and International Research in Education
  • SoE Educational Futures Network

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