Md Shajedur Rahman is an ESRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Open University UK. Under this fellowship programme, he has been developing a framework for professional collaboration for primary teachers in Bangladesh. During his PhD, Rahman has developed interests in Teachers Professional Development (TPD) in the Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) and other resource-restricted contexts, International and Comparative Education, Ethnography (especially researchers’ positionality during ethnographic fieldwork), Critical Realism (focusing agency-structure analysis’s ability to reveal truth), decolonising educational research and digital badge for teachers’ professional development.
He has an MA from the Institute of Education, University College London in Primary Education (Policy and Practice). He also has an MEd in Curriculum and Instructional Technology from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He worked as a senior research officer in a UK Department for International Development-funded large-scale teacher development project called English in Action in Bangladesh.
Affiliation: The Open University, UK
Conference 2022 Role: Theme Co-convenor: Experiencing education partnerships