Biography

Before joining Keele in September 2022, Aizuddin completed his DPhil in Education as a Clarendon Scholar and Doctoral Teaching Fellow at the University of Oxford. He also holds an MSc in Education (Comparative and International Education) from Oxford and an MA in Cognitive Studies in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Aizuddin previously received undergraduate training in engineering (UNSW Sydney) and worked in the corporate philanthropy sector in Malaysia, focusing on education projects. He researches and teaches in the field of comparative and international education.

Research and scholarship

Within the field of comparative and international education, my research interests include:

  • Education and inter/national development
  • Ethnography
  • Rural education
  • Informal education
  • Postcolonial theory
  • Education policy
  • Politics of knowledge production

Teaching

I teach across both undergraduate and postgraduate education programmes.

Undergraduate modules
  • Understanding Learning (Level 4)
  • Inclusive Education (Level 6)

Postgraduate modules

  • Global Education Issues
  • Issues in Inclusive Education
  • Comparative Education

I am an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Selected Publications

  • Mohamed Anuar A, Spratt R, Windle J, McCormick A. 2021. Special Issue Editorial: The Festival of OCIES 2020. International Education Journal: Comparative Perspective.
  • Mohamed Anuar A. 2021. Positionality, power and the postcolonial context: Meditations on identity, access and relations in education policy research. In Intimate Accounts of Education Policy Research. (13 vols.). Routledge. doi>
  • Anuar AM. 2022. The educational philosophy of Luis Emilio Recabarren: Pioneering working-class education in Latin America. Studies in the Education of Adults, 120-121, vol. 54(1). doi>
  • Anuar AM and Chankseliani M. 2021. The role of non-state providers in informal science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education: a Malaysian perspective. ASIA PACIFIC JOURNAL OF EDUCATION. link> doi>
  • Mohamed Anuar A, Habibi A, Mun O. Post-colonialism in comparative and international education. In The Bloomsbury Handbook of Theory in Comparative and International education. (27 vols.). Bloomsbury Academic. doi> link>

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Journal Articles

  • Mohamed Anuar A, Spratt R, Windle J, McCormick A. 2021. Special Issue Editorial: The Festival of OCIES 2020. International Education Journal: Comparative Perspective.
  • Anuar AM. 2022. The educational philosophy of Luis Emilio Recabarren: Pioneering working-class education in Latin America. Studies in the Education of Adults, 120-121, vol. 54(1). doi>
  • Anuar AM and Chankseliani M. 2021. The role of non-state providers in informal science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education: a Malaysian perspective. ASIA PACIFIC JOURNAL OF EDUCATION. link> doi>
  • Anuar AM. Staying with the (research) trouble. Excursions Journal, 185-186, vol. 10(1). doi>
  • Chankseliani M and Anuar AM. Cross-country comparison of engagement in apprenticeships: A conceptual analysis of incentives for individuals and firms. International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training, 261-283, vol. 6(3). doi>
  • Mohamed Anuar A. 2019. Dreams made small: the education of Papuan Highlanders in Indonesia. SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 720-721, vol. 27(4). link> doi>

Chapters

  • Mohamed Anuar A. 2021. Positionality, power and the postcolonial context: Meditations on identity, access and relations in education policy research. In Intimate Accounts of Education Policy Research. (13 vols.). Routledge. doi>
  • Mohamed Anuar A, Habibi A, Mun O. Post-colonialism in comparative and international education. In The Bloomsbury Handbook of Theory in Comparative and International education. (27 vols.). Bloomsbury Academic. doi> link>

Supervision

I welcome supervision enquiries from students interested in doctoral projects within the field of comparative and international education in line with my research interests, with a regional focus on Southeast Asia or with a methodological focus on ethnography or participatory approaches.

Collaborations and grants awards

  • FreshEd Flux Fellowship 2021 
  • CIE in Malaysia project, with Pravindharan Balakrishnan 2020-present 
  • British Association of International and Comparative Education (BAICE) Student Fieldwork Grant 2019
  • Clarendon Scholarship (2018-2021)

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