Profile of Saira Hossain

... Name Saira Hossain
Designation Lecturer
Last Degree Master of Education (UNSW Australia)
   

M. Ed.

Master of Education (by Thesis)

University of New South Wales

Program Duration: 2014-2016

Sydney, Australia

M. Ed.

Master of Education (Educational Psychology & Guidance) (by Thesis)

Year of Passing-2011

Institute of Education and Research

University of Dhaka

B. Ed.

Bachelors of Education (Science Education)

Year of Passing-2009

Institute of Education and Research

University of Dhaka

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Joint Consultant, (August 2017- October 2017) in a study on Nature of Gender-Based Violence in Secondary Schools in Bangladesh for National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB), Bangladesh in collaboration With Bangladesh National Commission for UNESCO

Joint Consultant (January 2015- January 2016) in a study entitled “Emotional, Behavioral Problems and Cigarette Smoking Behavior: A survey among Bangladeshi Adolescent” BCCP Tobacco Control Research Grant Program 

Joint Consultant, (December 2014- December 2015) in a study Exploring Teachers’ Perspectives on the Mainstreaming of Autistic Students in Bangladesh, NAEM, Bangladesh. 

Joint Consultant, (June 2012-October 2013) in a study on Teacher and Parental Perception about Early Childhood Education: The Gap between Theory and Practice in Bangladesh for the Foundation for Research on Educational Planning and Development (FREPD)

Consultant (January 2013- June 2013) in a study on Teacher Evaluation for Methodist English Medium School Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh Funded by Methodist Trust

Consultant (January 2013-June 2013) in a study on Project Feasibility Assessment for Heritage City Academy: A public private partnership Funded by Heritage Management Limited

Research Associate (February 2012-May 2012) in Evaluation of the Impact of Connecting Classroom Project in the Schools of Bangladesh for British Council Bangladesh

Research Officer (1 November 2011 to 31 December 2011) in Mapping of Multilingual Education Program in Bangladesh Conducted by Researcher & Development Collective (RDC) in association with CAMPE and UNESCO

Research Assistant (March 2011- April 2011) in Evaluation of the Impact of Connecting Classroom Project in the Schools of Bangladesh for British Council Bangladesh

 

RESEARCH TRAINING EXPEREINCES

Title: Writing a Thesis in the Arts & Social Sciences Workshop Series

Duration: 4 weeks (8 hours) October 2015

Organized by: Arts & Social Sciences Research Training Program, UNSW Australia

 

Title: Communicating your Research: Developing & Implementing a Knowledge Transition (KT) Plan Workshop Series

Duration: 4 weeks (8 hours) October 2015

Organized by: Arts & Social Sciences Research Training Program, UNSW Australia

 

Title:   The Art of Interviewing Workshop Series

Duration: 4 weeks (8 hours) November 2015

Organized by: Arts & Social Sciences Research Training Program, UNSW Australia

 

Title: Getting Published in the Arts

Duration: Online module (11.4 hours)

Organized by: Arts & Social Sciences Research Training Program, UNSW Australia

 

Title: Conferences, Presenting and Networking

Duration: Online module (6.6 hours)

Organized by: Arts & Social Sciences Research Training Program, UNSW Australia

 

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING EXPERIENCE

Title: Beginning to Teach Program

From: July 2015 to October 2015

Organized by: The learning and teaching unit and the graduate research school, UNSW Australia

 

Title: Training on Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities

From: 13 October 2012 to 15 October 2012

Organized by: Center for Disability in Development (CDD), Dhaka Bangladesh

 

Title: Training on Advocacy

From: 16 October 2012 to 18 October 2012

Organized by: Caritas Development Institute, Caritas Bangladesh, Dhaka Bangladesh

 

Title: Training on Gender Sensitivity

From: 28 May 2012 to 30 May 2012

Organized by: Caritas Development Institute, Caritas Bangladesh, Dhaka Bangladesh

 

Title: Certificate Course on Early Childhood Education

From: 19 September 2010 to 30 January 2011

Organized by: Teacher Development Institute (TDI), Dhaka Bangladesh

Peer reviewed journal articles (N=08)

 Hossain, S. (accepted). Investigating the Features of Early Childhood Education Centers in Bangladesh. NAEM Journal, ISSN: 1997-4248

 Faisal, R. A., Tithi, U. M., & Hossain, S. (2015). Teachers’ Perspectives on the Mainstreaming of Autistic Students in Bangladesh. Teacher’s World, 42. ISSN 0040-0521

Hossain, S. & Habib, A. (2014). Psychological research in Education: Trends and issues from 2003 to 2013 in Bangladesh. Teacher’s World.40. ISSN 0040-0521

Hossain, S. (2014). Teachers’ Perception about Using Participatory Method in Teaching and Learning Practice at Primary Level Education in Bangladesh. Primary Education Journal. 7(1). 1-8

Hossain, S. (2013). A Study of Determining the Relationship between Academic Achievement and Problem Behavior of Urban Secondary School Students in Bangladesh. The International Journal of Social Science, 8(1), 001-010, ISSN: 2305-4557. Available online at http://tijoss.com/8thVolume.html

Hossain, S. (2013). A Study of Exploring the Factors Influencing Problem Behavior of Secondary School Students. NAEM Journal, 8(16), 69-80, ISSN: 1997-4248

Hossain, S. & Faisal, R. A. (2013). Guidance and Counseling Services in Schools of Bangladesh: An Exploratory Study. International Journal of Science and Research, 2(10), 132-138, ISSN: 2319-7064. Available online at 

http://www.ijsr.net/archive/v2i10/MDkxMDEzMDY=.pdf

Habib, A., & Hossain, S. (2010). Fifty years of Teacher’s World: Shift in Research Trends and Interests in the Field of Education of Bangladesh. Teacher’s World, 35-36. ISSN 0040-0521

 

Books (N= 02)

Haq, M., N. & Hossain, S. (2014). Shikkhai Gyaniyo Motobad. [Cognitive Theories in Education]. Dhaka: Bishwasahittyo Bhaban.

Haq, M., N., Hossain, S., & Habib, A. (2018). Shikhay Monbiggyan [Psychology of Education]. Dhaka: Bishwasahittyo Bhaban.

 

Book chapter

Habib, A. & Hossain, S (2017 – in press). Students’ Sense of belonging in Urban Junior Secondary Schools in Bangladesh: Grades, Academic Achievements and School Satisfaction. In R. Chowdhury, M. Sarkar, F. A. Mojumder, & M. M. Roshid (Eds.). Engaging in Educational Research - Connecting Policy and Practice in Bangladesh. Singapore: Springer.

 

Conference presentation (N=03)

Hossain, S. & Faisal, R., A. (2015). Quality Teaching for All: What the Teachers Value and What they Do? Paper presented in the 2nd International Conference on Inclusive Education, Proyash Institute of Special Education & Research, Bangladesh University of Professional, Dhaka Cantonment, 9-11 January, 2015.

Faisal, R. A., Hossain, S. & Shafiq, S.M. (2014). Challenges of Implementing Listening Practices in EFL Classroom in Bangladesh. Paper presented at the 19th International Conference organized by Nepal English Language Teachers Association, Kathmandu, Nepal, 27 February-1 March, 2014

Habib, A., & Hossain, S. (2013). Exploring Student’s Sense of Belonging in Secondary Schools of Urban Dhaka. Paper Presented in the International Conference on Inclusive Education, LGED Auditorium, Agargaon, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka, 15 – 17 February, 2013.

 

Designation: Lecturer

From: 03 January 2016 to date

Employer: Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka

Description of Duties: Facilitation, Assessment and Supervision of  students' micorteaching /simulation and Thesis.

Courses taken:

Undergraduate level

  • Educational Psychology
  • Instructional Technology
  • Gender Education

Graduate level

  • Child and Adolescent Psychology
  • Educational Psychology and Counseling
  • Mental Hygiene and Emotional Adjustment
  • Psychological Tests and Measurement
  • Educational Guidance and Counseling
  • Application of Psychological Principles in Classroom

Thesis Supervisions:

M. Ed. Thesis

Nazmin Sultana (Roll: , Year: 2017). Exploring the factors contributing to depression among secondary school students in Dhaka city.

Endeavour Post Graduate Research Scholarship 2014 for Masters by Research Program Presented by Australian Government Department of Education

 

Early Childhood Education, Gender and Diversity, Socioemotional Development, Subjective wellbeing of children and adolescents,

Designation: Lecturer

From: 03 January 2016 to date

Employer: Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka

Description of Duties: Facilitation, Assessment and Supervision of  students' micorteaching /simulation and Thesis.

Courses taken:

Undergraduate level

  • Educational Psychology
  • Instructional Technology
  • Gender Education

Graduate level

  • Child and Adolescent Psychology
  • Educational Psychology and Counseling
  • Mental Hygiene and Emotional Adjustment
  • Psychological Tests and Measurement
  • Educational Guidance and Counseling
  • Application of Psychological Principles in Classroom

Thesis Supervisions:

M. Ed. Thesis

Nazmin Sultana (Roll: , Year: 2017). Exploring the factors contributing to depression among secondary school students in Dhaka city.