Profile of Dr. Muhammed Mahbubur Rahaman

... Name Dr. Muhammed Mahbubur Rahaman
Designation Associate Professor
Last Degree B.Ed (Hons), M.Ed (DU), M.Ed in Inclusive and Special Education (University of Canterbury, New Zealand)
   

Educational Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy: Awarded in 2017 [under University of Canterbury Doctoral Scholarship 2013; and started PhD on June 2014]. PhD project title: ‘Inclusive Education Aspiration: Policy and Practice for Students with Disabilities at Secondary Schools in Bangladesh” (Supervisors: Professor Janninka Greenwood, Professor Garry Hornby, & Dr Dean Sutherland).
  • Master of Education endorsed in Inclusive and Special Education, from University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand [Result: Achieved Honours with Division one, graduated in 2011]
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education with Distinction, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand (graduated in 2010) [Result : Distinction]
  • Master of Education, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (thesis group, graduated in 1999, Special Education).
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (graduated in 1998), [Result: 1st Class]
  • Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC), 1995, from Dhaka College, Dhaka under Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board, Dhaka, (Science Group) [Result: 1st Division] 
  • Secondary School Certificate (SSC), 1993, from K.K. Government Institution, Munshiganj, under Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board, Dhaka, (Science Group) [Result: 1st Division] 

A. Books :

  1. Rahaman, M.M. (2013). Alternative Eye for the Third World: Inclusive Education Practices for Secondary Schools with Disabilities in Bangladesh (pp.109). Saarbruken, Deutschland/Germany: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. (ISBN: 3847301292 / ISBN-13: 9783847301295)
  2. Mollah,A.R., Mozumder, P.K., &Rahaman, M.M. (2012). Success Stories of Alternative Income Generation Activities of Fishers: An experience from coastal region of Noakhali District. Dhaka: Government of Bangladesh, Nature Conservation Management and Royal Embassy Denmark. ISBN: 987-984-33-5240-8 (pp. 36, Book in Bangla)
  3. Rahaman, M.M., Anam, M.M.D. (2006). Action Research in Education’ Dhaka : Educare Publications, (ISBN#984-32-3536-3).
  4. Rahaman, M.M. (Ed.). (2018, in press). Inclusive Education and Gender. Dhala : TQI-SEP (II), Ministry of Education.

 

B. Book Chapter

  1. Khan, T.A., Rahaman, M.M., Hornby, G., Sutherland, D., Everatt, J., & Greenwood, J. (2013).Inclusive Education at Secondary Level in Bangladesh:  Challenges and Recommendations. In J.Greenwood, J. Everatt, A.H. Kabir, &Alam, S. (Eds). Research and educational change in Bangladesh (chapter 15, pp.345-261). Dhaka: University of Dhaka. (ISBN 978-3-8473-0129-5)

 

D. Papers published in Recognized Journals

 

  1. Rahaman, M.M (2018). Religious thoughts and philosophy in the national secondary textbooks other than religious and moral studies. Man and Culture (A Journal of the Social Research and Anthropology) [Accepted for the Upcoming 2018 issue, ].
  2. Hill, D.J., & Rahaman, M.M. (2013). “Inclusive education” in Bangladesh: Accounting for the friction between policy and practice. Journal of Bangladesh Studies, 15, 2 : 40-48
  3. Rahaman, M.M., & Akhter, S. (2013). Factors contributing to students’ success at secondary schools in Bangladesh. Teacher’s World, Vol 39.
  4. Sadek, A., Rahaman, M.M., &Sarker, S. (2013). Factors affecting work-life balance of primary teachers in Bangladesh. Teacher’s World, Vol 39.
  5. Rahaman, M.M. & Sutherland, D. (2012) Attitudes and concerns of teacher educators towards inclusive education for children with disabilities in Bangladesh. Critical Literacy: Theories and Practices, 6 (2), 86-101.
  6. Rahaman, M.M., Ray,R., &Rayhan, S.I. (2012). From segregation to inclusion: A critical review of the international move towards inclusive education for educating children with disabilities. Primary Education Journal, 6, 1: 27-49
  7. Rahaman, M.M., & Sutherland, D. (2011). Teachers’ Struggles in Applying Inclusive Education Practices for Students with Disabilities at Secondary Schools in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Education Journal, 10 (1), 31-46.
  8. Rahaman, M.M. (2010).Teachers’ Understanding of Inclusive Education Practices for Educating Students with Disabilities at Mainstream Secondary Schools in Bangladesh. The Dhaka University Studies (Journal of the Faculty of Arts), 67, 2 :95-114
  9. Rahaman,M.M. (2010).Attitude and concerns of teachers educators towards inclusive education for children with disabilities. NAEM Journal, 6, 11 : 77-92
  10. Rahaman,M.M., Ali, K.M.K., Chakrabarty, S., & Rahman, M.A. (2010).Researching inclusive education: A critical review of different methodologies to explore knowledge. NAEM Journal, 6, 11 : 107-118
  11. Rahaman, M.M. (2008). Effectiveness of Assistive Devices for Hearing-impaired Pupil in Their Academic Development.Primary Education Journal,2, 1 : 29-40.
  12. Rahaman, M.M. (2008). ICT Education for Persons with Visual Impairment: Existing Situation and prospect: Bangladesh Perspective. NAEM Journal, 4, 7: 15-23.

 

E. Digital publication (international) of research Paper

  1. Rahaman, M.M., & Sutherland. D. (2011). Inclusive education practice for secondary school students with disabilities in Bangladesh (pp.785-799). In I. Candel Torres, L. Gómez Chova, A. LópezMartínez (Eds.). Proceedings of ICERI2011 Conference. [International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED)]: Madrid, Spain. (CD-ROM). [ISBN: 978-84-615-3324-4, Depósito Legal: V-3654-2011).

F. Key Note Presentation

  1. Key note paper on Investing on Education for ending Child Marriage [ti a policy dialogue between policy makers and civil society], Organized by Up for School Coalition, Bangladesh on June 13, 2015 at BRAC Inn, Dhaka.
  2. Key note paper on Budgetory allocation for police 2012-13: Reality and expectations [পুলিশের জন্য নির্ধারিত বাজেট  ২০১২-২০১৩ বাস্তবতা ও জনগণের প্রত্যাশা] developed on the basis of a small scale research and presented in a round table discussion on 10th May 2012 at Bangladesh Press Club VIP Lounge .

G. Internation Conference Contributions

  1. Paper presented on Moving towards inclusive education for children with disabilities in Bangladesh: The potential alignments, conflicts and tensions between policy and practices at AARE –The Australian Association of Education Research Conference 2016, held at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Autralia on November 30, 2016.
  2. Paper presented on Global policies of inclusive education and inclusive education practices: A study of provisions for secondary students with disabilities in Bangladesh at the European Conference of Educational Research (ECER), Budapest 2015(Conference Contribution - oral).
  3. Paper presented 4th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI2011), 14-16 November, 2011, Organised by International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), Madrid Spain. (Conference Contribution - Poster presentation).
  4. Paper presented at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association [AERA], Vancouver, Canada. In the Division L - Educational Policy and Politics Section 5: Accountability Policy [ Tue, Apr 17 - 2:15pm - 3:45pm ].
  5. Paper presented on “Inclusive education in Bangladesh: Accounting for the Friction between Policy and Practice”, has been reviewed and recommended for presentation in the “Education and Healthcare” track at the 2013 BDI International Conference “Bridging the Policy-Action Divide: Challenges and Prospects for Bangladesh,” cohosted by the Center for South Asia Studies (CSAS). The conference will be held at The Faculty Club, University of California, Berkeley, on February 22–24, 2013.
  6. Paper presented at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand: The annual research conference titled UC postgraduate showcase held in September 02, 2010. Abstract available online: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/showcase.
  7. Paper presented at the  ACIE Conference 2013, titled Hurdles towards inclusion: A sample of teacher's attitudes towards mainstreaming of the disabled in Bangladesh, on February 16, 2013 at Dhaka, Bangladesh
  8. Paper Presented at the Hong Kong International Conference on Education, Psychology and Sociology. Hong Kong, 20 December 2013, titles: The Junior School Certificate Examination in Bangladesh; A critical review.

 

H. Research Reports

  1. Shah, M.F., & Rahaman, M.M. (2018). The causes of suicide in Bangladesh and the role of community policing in minimizing risk factors: A community survey in some rural districts. Dhaka, Bangladesh: Bangladesh Police.
  2. Shah, M.F., & Rahaman, M.M. (2018, in Progress). Traditional Craftsmanship in Bangladesh. In Intangible Cultural Heritage of Bangladesh [Chap.5]. Dhaka: Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Government of Bangladesh, in Collaboration with International Information and Networking Centre of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO (ICHCAP)&  
  3. Rahaman, M.M. (2017). Inclusive education aspirations: exploration of policy and practice in Bangladesh secondary schools. [PhD Thesis]. Christchurch, New Zealand: University of Canterbury. Available at http://hdl.handle.net/10092/14543
  4. Rahaman, M.M., & et.al. (2012). Junior school certificate examination 2010: a critical review of strength and weakness. Dhaka: National Academy for Educational Management (NAEM).
  5. Rahaman, M.M. (Ed.). (2012). Annex Media Directory 2012-13. Dhaka: Annex Communications. [ISBN 978-984-33-5586-7].
  6. Rahaman,M.M (2012). Sicio-economical analysis of tribal peoples of Bandarban Hill Tracts. Dhaka : Poriprekhhit in association with Paasdo, Bandarban 
  7. Rahaman, M.M. (2011). Inclusive Education Practice for Secondary School Students with Disabilities in Bangladesh. [Thesis for Master of Education in Special and Inclusive Education in the College of Education]. Christchurch: University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Available at http://hdl.handle.net/10092/6302
  8. Mollah, A.R., Rahaman, M.M. & Rahman, M.S. (2004). Site-level field appraisal for protected area co-management: Teknaf Game Reserve. Dhaka: Nature Conservation Management (NACOM), in Collaboration with International Resource Group (IRG) and Nishorgo Support Project, Ministry of Forest, Government of Bangladesh. Available at http://nishorgo.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/5-4-6-Site-Level-Field-Appraisal-Teknaf-Game-Reserve.pdf
  9. Khan, A.H.M., Rahaman, M.M., & Et.al. (2004). Together in Education: Promoting education of children with disabilities through BRACK non- formal Education approach. Dhaka: Centre for Services and Information on Disability (CSID) in association with BRAC, Bangladesh. Available at see-http://www.csidnetwork.org/research/ research09.pdf.
  10. Mollah, A.R., Rahaman, M.M. & Rahman, M.S. (2004). Site-level field appraisal for protected area co-management: Chunati Wildlife Sanctuary. Dhaka: Nature Conservation Management (NACOM), in Collaboration with International Resource Group (IRG) and Nishorgo Support Project, Ministry of Forest, Government of Bangladesh. Available at http://nishorgo.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/5-4-5-Site-Level-Field-Appraisal-CWS.pdf
  11. Mollah, A.R., Rahaman, M.M., & Kundu, D.K. (2004). Site-Level field appraisal for protected area co-management: Satchari Reserve Forest. Dhaka: Nature Conservation Management (NACOM), in Collaboration with International Resource Group (IRG) and Nishorgo Support Project, Ministry of Forest, Government of Bangladesh. Available at http://nishorgo.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/5-4-5-Site-Level-Field-Appraisal-CWS.pdf
  12. Rahaman, M.M., & et.al. (2003). An alternative eye, computer for persons with visually impaired: a door to education, information & employment (A Study on the situation and prospect of the use of Computer for persons with Visually impaired). Dhaka:  Centre for Information on Disability (CSID) in association with Peace corps-Fredskorpest of Norway.
  13. Rahaman, M.M., & et.al. (2002). Good practices of Inclusive Education in Bangladesh [for UNICEF-Regional Office for South Asia (UNICEF-ROSA)]. Dhaka: CSID. Available at : http://www.disabilityrightsfund.org/files/documentation_of_good_practices_on_inclusive_education_in_bangladesh.pdf
  14. Rahaman, M.M., & et.al. (2002). Emplyment Situation & opportunities for the peoples with disabilities. Dhaka: CSID in association with ActionAid, Bangladesh. (ISBN No-984-32-0367-4)
  15. Ahsan, M.T., Rahaman, M.M. & et. al. (2002). Manual on sign supported Bangla: Advance level. Dhaka: Centre For Disability and Development (CDD). [ISBN No-984-8305-00-9 (Set)]
  16. Ahsan, M.T., Rahaman, M.M. & et. al. (2002). Manual on sign supported Bangla: Elementary level. Dhaka: Centre For Disability and Development (CDD). [ISBN No-984-8305-00-9 (Set)]
  17. Rahaman, M.M. (1999). Effectiveness of assistive devices of hearing-impaired  children in their personal, social & academic development [An unpublished Master of Education Thesis, Department of Special Education under Institute of Education and Research]. Dhaka: University of Dhaka

Institution

Class/Level

Subject Taught

Department of Communication Disorders, University of Dhaka

BSS (Hons) in Speech and Language Therapy, 2nd Year, 4th Semesters

BSTL 2405: Sign Language

Institute of Education and Research, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Master of Education (M.Ed) Evening

ED 603: Educational Psychology and Counselling

ED-607: ICT in Education

PRC-007: Approcahes and Techniques in Teaching and Learning

Bachelor of Education (Honours)

PC-114: Instructional Technology;

PC-112: Education in Bangladesh;

PCP-151 & 152: Practicum:Micro-Teaching and Simulation;

CT-110: Computer in Education

Department of Special Education, Institute of Education and Research, University of Dhaka

Master of Education (M.Ed)

SpE  591: Inclusive Education: Trends and Issues;

SpE 598: Learning Disabilities;

SpE 594: Audiology in Education

SpE595: Communication and Development of Hearing Impaired Children.

Bachelor of Education (Honours)

AESp 384:Psychology Four: Experimental Method in Education;

AESp 394: Special Education Four: Early Intervention for the Disabled and Parent Involvement;

PESp-141 : Teaching Hearing Impaired One;

PESp-142 : Teaching Hearing Impaired Two;

Teachers’ Training College Dhaka

B.ED (Honours)

Computer and Information Technology

B.ED

Professional Studies (PS-100);

Action Research;

Computer Studies

Teachers’ Training College (women), Mymensingh and Government Teachers’ Training College Dhaka; under National University of Bangladesh

Master of Education (M.Ed)

Educational Research;

Secondary Education.

Bachelor of Education

Foundation of Education;

Action Research;

Basic Computer Skills;

PS 100: Professional Studies.

STC (Secondary Teaching Certificate)

Professional Studies;

Teaching Practice

HICARE School for the Deaf, Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh

2nd Nursery Ka

Mathematics;

Language and Communication.

Academic Awards :

  1. UC doctoral Scholarship 2014;
  2. EERA Bursai Award 2015;
  3. Government of Bangladesh Scholarship for doing M.Ed at University of Canterbury in 2009;
  4. Certificate of Proficiency on Computer Application Development in 2007 from TCS, New Delhi, India
  • Inclusive education practice at secondary level
  • ICT and Education
  • Police and Social Issues
  • Inclusive and Special Education;
  • Educational Research
  • Education Policy and Reforms;
  • Sign Language, Deafness and Hearing Impairment;
  • ICT, Multimedia Classroom and Educational Development;
  • Social Justice & Globalisation;
  • ESD, Environmental Leadership and Nature Conservation;
  • Ethnic minority groups and their education;
  • Police, social issues, and
  • Disability, Disaster, & Indigeneity

Institution

Class/Level

Subject Taught

Department of Communication Disorders, University of Dhaka

BSS (Hons) in Speech and Language Therapy, 2nd Year, 4th Semesters

BSTL 2405: Sign Language

Institute of Education and Research, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Master of Education (M.Ed) Evening

ED 603: Educational Psychology and Counselling

ED-607: ICT in Education

PRC-007: Approcahes and Techniques in Teaching and Learning

Bachelor of Education (Honours)

PC-114: Instructional Technology;

PC-112: Education in Bangladesh;

PCP-151 & 152: Practicum:Micro-Teaching and Simulation;

CT-110: Computer in Education

Department of Special Education, Institute of Education and Research, University of Dhaka

Master of Education (M.Ed)

SpE  591: Inclusive Education: Trends and Issues;

SpE 598: Learning Disabilities;

SpE 594: Audiology in Education

SpE595: Communication and Development of Hearing Impaired Children.

Bachelor of Education (Honours)

AESp 384:Psychology Four: Experimental Method in Education;

AESp 394: Special Education Four: Early Intervention for the Disabled and Parent Involvement;

PESp-141 : Teaching Hearing Impaired One;

PESp-142 : Teaching Hearing Impaired Two;

Teachers’ Training College Dhaka

B.ED (Honours)

Computer and Information Technology

B.ED

Professional Studies (PS-100);

Action Research;

Computer Studies

Teachers’ Training College (women), Mymensingh and Government Teachers’ Training College Dhaka; under National University of Bangladesh

Master of Education (M.Ed)

Educational Research;

Secondary Education.

Bachelor of Education

Foundation of Education;

Action Research;

Basic Computer Skills;

PS 100: Professional Studies.

STC (Secondary Teaching Certificate)

Professional Studies;

Teaching Practice

HICARE School for the Deaf, Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh

2nd Nursery Ka

Mathematics;

Language and Communication.

Associate Professor Dr. Muhammed Mahbubur Rahaman is the Chairman of the Department of Special Education under Institute of Education and Research (IER) at University of Dhaka. Dr. Mahbub awarded his PhD in 2017 from the University of Canterbury for his doctoral project “Inclusive Education Aspirations: Exploration of Policy and Practice in Bangladesh Secondary Schools”. He also did a research based Masters in Inclusive and Special Education from University of Canterbury, New Zealand in 2011. He has a diverse professional background and experiences with government, NGOs, INGOs, and several research institutions. He has visited 16 countries for education and research purpose. He is the author of 4 books, two translated books, and a number of his research articles have published in various national and international journals. His areas of interests are inclusive and special education, educating children with disabilities, globalisation and policy issues in special education, ICT in education, life-skill based education, action research, teacher training, hearing impairment, assistive technology, sign language and educational reforms etc.