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Mohammod Moninoor Roshid, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Language Education

Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

          Phone: +8801716182922 (mobile), Email: moninoor@du.ac.bd

M. Moninoor Roshid is working as Associate Professor in the Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He completed his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) specialization in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) at Monash University, Australia. His PhD study focuses on English as employability skills for international business communication (i.e. Ready-made garments business). Moninoor has been serving education and development industry in Bangladesh and Australia for more than a decade. Simultaneously serving at the University of Dhaka, he closely works for the British Council, UNICEF, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, and Ministry of Religious Affairs as a consultant. In addition, he taught English as an Additional Language (EAL) to Australian immigrants, international students at Baxter Institute and AMES, Australia.

He has a number of research and publications on language education, graduate employment, university-industry partnership, workplace professional skills development, and intercultural communication in the form of journal articles (both local and international), book chapters, conference proceedings and reports.  His research interest includes Education for employment and economic growth, language education, professional skills development, technical and vocational education, and decent work and economic growth.

 

Academic Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (TESL), 2014, Faculty of Education, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Master of Philosophy (ELT), 2009, Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Master of Education (Language Education, Thesis), 1999, Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Bachelor of Education (Honours, Language Education), 1998, Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

Employment History in Bangladesh and Australia 

Full-time teaching experience in Bangladesh

Associate Professor, Department of Language Education, IER, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, from 18 January, 2016 to till to date; Job responsibilities: Teaching ELT and language units, assessed students’ performance, designed curriculum as part of a team; Teaching unit/courses are: Theories of learning English as a Second Language (ESL), Language use and use of language in education, Methods, approaches and principles of English language teaching, Sociolinguistics and Psycholinguistics at postgraduate level.

Assistant Professor, Department of Language Education, IER, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, from 10 January, 2011 to 17 January, 2016; Job responsibilities: Teaching ELT and language units, assessed students’ performance, designed curriculum as part of team; Teaching unit/courses were: Theories of learning English as a Second Language (ESL), Language use and use of language in education, methods, approaches and principles of English language teaching at postgraduate level, and developing Basic English communication skills at undergraduate level.   

Lecturer, Department of Language Education, IER, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, from 19 February 2006 to 9 January, 2011; Job responsibilities: Teaching ELT and language units, assessed students’ performance, designed curriculum as part of team; Teaching unit/courses were: Theories of learning English as a Second Language (ESL), Language use and use of language in education, Methods, approaches and principles of English language teaching at postgraduate level.

Lecturer, Department of Education, Darul Ihsan University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 17 September, 2002 to 18 February, 2006; Job responsibilities: Taught ELT and language units, assessed students’ performance, designed curriculum as part of team; Teaching unit/courses were:  English language teaching and learning (postgraduate level) Foundation English (undergraduate level).

 

Experience in Part-time Teaching

Associate Professor, Southeast University, Dhaka, from 1 October, 2015, to till to date; Job responsibilities: Teaching Research Methodology Course to MA ELT students.

Lecturer, American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB), June, 2007 to June, 2008; Job responsibilities: Developing Basic English communication skills (undergraduate level). 

Lecturer, Dhaka International University, January-December, 2007; Job responsibilities: Taught English for secondary English teachers

 

Experience in Training Consultancy (Part-time)

Core Skills Trainer, the British Council, Bangladesh (December, 2015 to till to date); Job responsibilities: Providing core skills (21st century skills) training to school teachers and school leaders.

Resource person (English), Teaching Quality Improvement in Secondary Education Project (TQI-SEP), Directory of Secondary and Higher Education, Ministry of Education; Job responsibilities: Providing training to English teachers working in government Teachers’ Training Colleges, General Colleges and schools to prepare them as Master Trainers.

ESL Teacher, Australian Catholic University (ACU), Melbourne, Australia, from September, 2014 to March, 2015; Job responsibilities: Teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP), General English and IELTS preparation under ELICOS programs.

ESL Trainer, Baxter Institute, Melbourne, Australia, from July, 2014 to 23rd March, 2015; Job responsibilities: To train and assess scholastic performance of students for Certificates in Spoken and Written English (CSWE), and English as an Additional Language (EAL) CERT I, II, and III. Participate in validation and moderation of tests. Conduct student counselling.

ESL Trainer, AMES, Australia, February-March, 2015; Job responsibilities: Providing English training for adult under the Adult Migrant English Program funded by the Australian Government.

English Trainer, British Council, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2008; Job responsibilities: Developing teaching materials and training English Language Teachers worked at secondary level in rural Bangladesh under project of English for Teaching, Teaching for English (ETTE).

 

Experience in Funded Research

Lead Consultant: The study ‘Exploring the Children’s Reading Preference for children reading Story Books in Khagrachari of CHT in Bangladesh’, Funded by: Save the Children, November-December, 2017; Job Responsibilities: Developing and presenting project proposals to the team of Save the Children, lead the whole team, developing, piloting and revising tools, supervising field for data collection, analysing data and report writing, maintaining liaison with Save the Children.

Lead Researcher: ‘English version schools – a new paradigm of education: Expectations, challenges and prospects’ Funded by: University of Dhaka, February, 2017-Feb, 2017; Job responsibilities: Responsibilities: Developing and presenting project proposals to the team of Save the Children, lead the whole team, developing, piloting and revising tools, supervising field for data collection, analysing data and report writing.

Qualitative Research Consultant: Baseline and endline study of the Connecting Classrooms Projects, The British Council, Dhaka; Funded by DFID and The British Council, Duration:  1st October, 2017 to 30th March, 2018.  Job responsibilities: Conducting baseline, midline and end-line survey, also monitoring and evaluation of the project.

Associate Team Leader, English and Digital Skills for Girls (EDGE) project joint partnership with Leeds University, UK and the British Council, from November, 2015 to March, 2016; funded by DFID, Job responsibilities: Conducting baseline, midline and end-line survey, also monitoring and evaluation of the project.

Research Associate, Faculty of Education, Monash University, Australia, from October, 2014 to till to 31st December, 2016; Funded by Monash University; Job responsibilities: Analysing data and writing papers for publications in reputed international journals.

Lead Researcher, Becoming EFL teacher trainers: Identity formation and professional performance, NAEM funded project, from November, 2015- June, 2016, funded by Bangladesh Government; Job responsibilities: Leading the team for developing research proposal, developing data collection tools, collecting data, analysing data and writing report.

Co-researcher, Intercultural representation in the newly published English for Today textbooks, Funded by NAEM, Ministry of Education, 2014; funded by Bangladesh Government; Job responsibilities: Analysing data and writing report.

Co-researcher: Vocational education and empowerment, funded by University Grant Commission, Bangladesh, 2009; funded by University Grants Commission; Job responsibilities: Developing research proposal and developing tools for data collection.

Co-researcher: A Comparative Study of English Language Teaching between Bangla and English Medium Schools. Funded by NAEM, Ministry of Education, 2008; funded by Bangladesh Government; Job responsibilities: Developing research proposal, developing data collection tools, collecting data, analysing data and writing report.

Lead Researcher: A Comparative Study of Communicative English Courses Conducted by NAEM, ELTIP and BIAM,”NAEM, Ministry of Education, 2007; funded by Bangladesh Government; Job responsibilities: Leading the team for developing research proposal, developing tools, collecting data, analysing data and writing report.

Field Researcher: “Random Rapid Studies” under Female Secondary Stipend  Assistant Project-2,” funded by the World Bank, conducted by Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka, 2006; Job responsibilities: Visiting field, building rapport with participants and collecting data administering survey questionnaire.

 

Experience in Material Development

Teacher Curriculum Guide for English teachers, National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB), Secondary Education Sector Improvement Program (SESIP), Ministry of Education, Bangladesh, 2016

Localising Core Skills training materials developed by the Imagine Education, UK for the British Council, Bangladesh, January, 2016

Developing Training Manual for New Head Teacher at Primary level, UNICEF and Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, 2008

Developing Leaflet for Sub-cluster training, Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, Bangladesh, 2008

Developing Resource Book for Conducting English Language Teachers’ Training for Bangla Medium Schools (Secondary Level), British Council, Dhaka: Bangladesh, 2007

Developing Manual of Resource Book for Conducting English Language Teachers’ Training for Bangla Medium Schools (Secondary Level), British Council, Dhaka: Bangladesh, 2007

 

Membership in Professional Associations

Bangladesh English Language Teachers Association (BELTA)

Bangladesh Forum for Educational Development (BAFED)

 

Professional Certification

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE), Australia

Certified in Working with Children Check, Australia

Certificate on Child Protection Awareness, the British Council, Bangladesh

Police Check, Bangladesh and Australia 

 

Selected publications

 

Book/Edited Book

• Chowdhury, R., Sarkar, M., Mojumder, R., & Roshid, M. (Forthcoming), Engaging in education praxix – connecting policy and practice in Bangladesh, Singapore: Springer.

• Begum, M., Roshid, M. M., & Banu, M. S. (2005), Developing English Language Skills, Students Wave, Dhaka: Bangladesh. 

 

Refereed book chapters

• Roshid, M. M. (forthcoming), English, empowerment and development: A study of an international business, In Chowdhury, R. Sarkar, M., Mojumder, F. & Roshid, M.M. (Eds.), Engaging in educational praxis – Connecting policy and practice in Bangladesh, Springer, Singapore.

• Mozumder, A. F & Roshid, M. M. (forthcoming), Lessons learned: From emerging realities to implications for the future of education in Bangladesh, In Chowdhury, R. Sarkar, M., Mojumder, F. & Roshid, M.M. (Eds.), Engaging in educational praxis – Connecting policy and practice in Bangladesh, Springer, Singapore.

• Roshid, M. M., Haider, M.Z., Begum, H.A., (forthcoming), Bangladeshi EFL teachers’ views on the English for Today textbook: What do they have to offer inside the classroom? In Bao, D. (Ed.), Creative concerns in ELT materials development: Looking beyond current practices, Multilingual Matters, Bristol, UK.

• Roshid, M. M., Siddique, M.N. A., Sarkar, M.,  Mojumder, F.A., & Begum, H.A. (2015), Doing Educational Research in Asia: Contextualizing Western Methodology in Bangladesh, In Kenway J., Zhang, H. & Chan, P.W.K. (Eds.), Asia as Method in Education Studies: A Defiant Research Imagination, NY: Routledge. (See http://routledge-ny.com/books/details/9781138785960/)

• Roshid, M. M. (2014), Pragmatic strategies of ELF speakers: A case study in international business communication, In Chowdhury, R. & Marlina, R.(Eds), Enacting English across borders, Newcastle upon Tyne UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

• Roshid, M.M. (2014), Struggles, challenges and opportunities: Stories of an international PhD student, In Brown, J. (Eds.), Navigating international academia, Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishers, pp.99-110.  See https://www.sensepublishers.com/catalogs/bookseries/other-books/navigating-international-academia

• Malak, M. S., Begum, H.A., Habib, A., Banu, M.S. & Roshid, M. M. (2014), Inclusive education in Bangladesh: Are the guiding principles aligned with successful practices, In Hongzhi Zhang, H, Chan, P.W.K. & Boyle, C. (Eds.),  Equality in Education: Fairness and Inclusion, Rotterdam, Netherlands :Sense Publishers, pp.107-124.  Seehttps://www.sensepublishers.com/catalogs/bookseries/other-books/equality-in-education-fairness-and-inclusion

• Roshid, M. M. & Webb, S. (2013), From workplace learning to work integrated learning for English communication skills: Professional development in the international business sector, in Greenwood, J., Everatt, J., Kabir, A.H., &  Alam, S. (Eds.). Research and Educational Change in Bangladesh, University of Dhaka, Dhaka Bangladesh, pp. 115-134.

 

Refereed Journal articles

• Roshid, M. M., Haider, M.Z.,(2017) Professional identity and performance of English language teacher trainers in Bangladesh: In quest of the ‘self’, BELTA Journal, Vol 1(1).

• Roshid, M. M. & Chowdhury, M. R. (2013) English language   proficiency and employment: A case study of Bangladeshi graduates in Australian employment market, Mevlana International Journal of Education (MIJE), Vol. 3(1), pp. 68-81, 1 April, 2013, Available online at http://mije.mevlana.edu.tr/

• Roshid, M. M. (2009). Performance of teachers in implementing the communicative approach in English classes at the secondary level : An evaluative study. Teacher's World, 33-34, 177-186.

• Roshid, M. M., H. Zulfiqur & Mian A. R.,(2009), A comparative study of communicative English courses conducted by NAEM, ELTIP and BIAM, NAEM Journal.

• Roshid, M. M., (2005-2006), Gender neutral language in English: Problems and solutions, Journal of Institute of Modern Languages, University of Dhaka.

• Roshid, M. M., Akhter, S. T. & Akbar. S., (2006), Higher secondary female stipend project: A milestone in the development of female education in Bangladesh, Teachers’ World, University of Dhaka.

• Roshid, M. M., (2004), First language acquisition and its theories, Journal of Darul Ihsan University Studies, vol. 1. No. 1.

• Ehsan, A., Akbar, S. & Roshid, M. M.,(2003), Word acquisition process from the Bengali textbook of grade V at primary Level: A Study, Dhaka Biswabidyalaya Patrica, University of Dhaka.

 

Refereed Conference Presentations

• Roshid, M. M. (2018), Business is global: Is the need of linguistic competence global? BELTA International Conference, Dhaka, 12-14 January, 2018.

• Roshid, M. M. (2017), English as a lingua franca: A discourse analysis of emails in an international business, IML Conference, University of Dhaka, 24 November, 2017.

• Roshid, M. M. (2015), Higher education and employment in global businesses: English communication skills for graduate employment, Dhaka: Southeast University, 10 October.

• Roshid, M. M. (2015), Interplay between language and power in business communication, BELTA conference, Rajshahi, 11 September.

• Roshid, M. M. (2014), Communicating in the workplace: The need for professional skills in an international business setting, MERC Annual Conference, 4 July, Monash University, Australia.

• Roshid, M. M (2013), From ELF to ELFB: Pragmatic strategies of  ELF speakers in intercultural business communication, MERC Annual Conference, Monash University, Australia

• Roshid, M. M. (2012). What makes e-mail communication effective? A discourse analysis in an international business sector, ICT for Language Learning - Conference Presentations – Pixel, Florence, Italy, 15-16 November, 2012,http://conference.pixel-online.net/ICT4LL2012/common/download/Paper_pdf/459-LSP19-FP-Roshid-ICT2012.pdf

• Roshid, M. M. (2012), Workplace learning: a way of enhancing English communication skills of RMG workforce for international business, 3rd English for Business and Technology International Conference, Brunei, 24-25 October. Organised by Institut Teknologi Brunei. See  http://www.itb.edu.bn/e4bt/E4BT2012%20Programme%20Book%20.pdf

• Roshid, M. M. (2012), “100% cotton and 100% English”: A comparative analysis of spoken and written English communication in the international readymade garments business in Bangladesh, MERC Annual Conference, 6 July, Melbourne, Australia.

• Roshid, M. M. (2012) “My foreign customers might think that we are uncivilized”: Intercultural competencies in Readymade Garments business communication in Bangladesh, MERC Annual Conference, 6July, Melbourne, Australia.

• Roshid, M. M., (2011), English for International Business: Reflection of a Corporate Setting in Bangladesh, MERC Annual Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

• Siddique, N.M., Begum, H., Roshid, M. M., Sarker, M.A., Mojumder, F.A (2011), Doing Educational Research in Asia: Contextualizing Western Methodology in Bangladesh, AARE conference, Hobart, Australia.  http://publications.aare.edu.au/11pap/papers_pdf/aarefinal00638.pdf.

• Roshid, M. M., (2010), English in corporate settings: A study of standards and expectations, MERC Annual Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

• Roshid M. M. & Chowdhury, M. R. (2010). Globalisation and English Language: Impact on Employment of Bangladeshi University Graduates in Australian Job Market. 4th International Academy of Technology, Education and Development (IATED) Conference, Valencia, Spain. 8-10 March, 2010. http://library.iated.org/view/ROSHID2010GLO.

• S M Hafizur Rahman, Mohammad Nure Alam Siddique, Syeda Tahmina Akhter, Mohammod Moninoor Roshid, Foez Ahmed Mojumder (2010), Higher education: current issues and challenges, Global Education Systems Day, Melbourne, Australia.

• Roshid, M. M., (2010), Impact of globalization on ELT in Bangladesh: Perspective from Economics of language on employment, 1st Symposium on international Research Collaboration, 25 February, 2010, Monash University, Melbourne.

 

Editorial member

• BELTA Journal (An Editorial member)

• Teachers’ World (An Editorial Member)

 

Ongoing personal Research Project

• Business education for entrepreneurship and start-up: The praxis in higher education institutions in Bangladesh,

• Identity, career choices and nation-building: An exploratory study on the English medium students in Bangladesh

• English as a medium of instruction at Private University: Is it a challenge or opportunity for students?

 

Country visited: Australia, Switzerland, Italy, France, Austria, Germany, Egypt, India, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Sri Lanka, and Nepal.

 

References

Professor Susan Webb, Faculty of Education, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia; Email: susan.webb@monash.edu, (PhD supervisor)

Dr Raqib Chowdhury, Academic Language & Literacy Development Advisor, Faculty of Education, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800 Australia, Email: raqib.chowdhury@monash.edu (PhD supervisor)

Professor Dr Mariam Begum, The Chairperson, Department of Language Education, Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Email: mariam.ier@du.ac.bd;