Profile of Dr. Sumera Ahsan

Profile of Dr. Sumera Ahsan

Dr. Sumera Ahsan
Assistant Professor
Institute of Education and Research
Institutes
Email: sumeraahsan@du.ac.bd
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Degree Name Group/Major Subject Board/Institute Country Passing Year
Ph.D. Student assessment/International education University of Massachusetts Amherst United States 2018
Masters Educational Evaluation and Research/Education Institute of Education and Research, University of Dhaka Bangladesh 2007
Bachelor Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Institute of Education and Research, University of Dhaka Bangladesh 2005
Award Type Award Title Year Country Description
International Summer 2018 Graduate School Dissertation Fellowship 2018 United States Comparative and International Education Society 2014 International Travel Award for distinguished service in educational reform
International SUPER Fellowship 2014 United States Save-University Partnership for Education Research (SUPER), Save the Children, for capturing the first impression of the stakeholders about the pilot project of mobile message for raising literacy awareness in Meherpur, Bangladesh, July 2014- September 2014.
International Comparative and International Education Society International Travel Award 2014 United States Summer 2018 Graduate School Dissertation Fellowship from University of Massachusetts Amherst
National Undergraduate Merit Scholarships 2005 Bangladesh Institute of Education and Research, University of Dhaka, 2000-2005, Received Government scholarship and scholarship from IER for result in BEd (Honors)
Research Interest
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Project/Research Supervision
Level of Study Title Supervisor Co-Supervisor(s) Name of Student(s) Area of Research Current Completion
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Project/Research Work
Subject Project Name Source of Fund From Date To Date Collaboration
Quality and status of female teachers and their impact on EFA in Bangladesh UNESCO 26-06-2019
The Evaluation of the Netherlands Support to Primary Education in Bangladesh: Main phase’ The Evaluation of the Netherlands Support to Primary Education in Bangladesh: Main phase’ Verulam Associates 26-06-2019
'Quality Assessment Background Study' Education Sector Review World Bank 26-06-2019
capturing the first impression of the stakeholders about the pilot project of mobile message for raising literacy awareness in Meherpur, Bangladesh Save-University Partnership for Education Research (SUPER Save teh Children 26-06-2019
Invited Talk
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Title Organization Location From Date To Date Description
Junior Professional Institute of Educational Development, BRAC University Bangladesh 26-06-2019 26-06-2019 Develop MEd courses in Educational Leadership, Planning and Management including work on curriculum, pedagogical process, assessment, selection and development of course materials. Facilitate training on Participatory Rural Appraisal. Co facilitate BRAC University faculty Orientation Program
Lecturer Institute of Educational Development, BRAC University Bangladesh 26-06-2019 26-06-2019 Plan, teach and revise courses of M.Ed. Educational Leadership, Planning and Management program where the main participants are mid-level government and NGO education managers, supervisors and trainers. Also plan field visits for the program, provide academic counselling to participants
Lecturer Institute of Education and Research, University of Dhaka Bangladesh 26-06-2019 26-06-2019 Plan, teach and revise courses of B.Ed. (Honors) and M.Ed. Educational Evaluation and Research program. The main participants of B.Ed. (Honors) are undergraduate university students, whereas M.Ed. program participants include fresh graduate students as well as experienced teachers and education professionals. Supervise Master’s students’ thesis research. Take simulation classes and supervise practice teaching in schools. Served on examination committee and co curricular committee
Assistant Professor Institute of Education and Research, University of Dhaka Bangladesh 26-06-2019 Currently Working
Teaching Assistant University of Massachusetts Amherst USA 26-06-2019 26-06-2019 For a 4 credit hour course seminar of EDUC 229: Introduction to International Education, plan and facilitate discussion sessions (1 to 1.5 hours per week), grade assignments, keep record of performance and look after the respective course function, maintain communication with the students via e-mails. Also taught this course online in summer, 2013.
Co professor Center for International Education, University of Massachusetts Amherst USA 26-06-2019 26-06-2019 For a 3 credit hour course seminar of EDU 752: Gender Issues in International Education for the graduate students, planed, organized, facilitated lecture sessions, discussions, and activities along with a core faculty.
Research Assistant Center for International Education, University of Massachusetts Amherst USA 26-06-2019 26-06-2019 Conducting a small-scale research to ass to the policy direction about the funding policy of the center and to prepare a guidebook for the students to help find assistantships
Access and Equity Coordinator Graduate Student Senate, University of Massachusetts Amherst USA 26-06-2019 26-06-2019
International Student Coordinator Graduate Student Senate, University of Massachusetts Amherst USA 26-06-2019 26-06-2019 Mobilizing international graduate students on issues they face on campus, lobbying for the international students’ rights and representativeness, arranging events for the international students
Book
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Mohammad Mojibur Rahman, Shahrier Haider and Sumera Ahsan Career Shiksha: National Text book for grade 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 (in bengali). Dhaka: National Curriculum and Textbook Board, 2013 .
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Mohammad Mojibur Rahman, Shahrier Haider and Sumera Ahsan Karma O Jibonmukhi Shiksha: National Text book for grade 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 (in bengali. Dhaka: National Curriculum and Textbook Board, 2013 .
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Mohammad Mahboob Morshed and Sumera Ahsan Many things to know: General knowledge. Dhaka: Shonamoni Publishers, 2008 .
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Yasmin, R.N. and Sumera Ahsan Textbook on injury prevention: Grade four (in Bengali).. Dhaka: CIPRB, TASC & UNICEF, 2007 .
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Md. Ahsan Habib, Islam M.A and Sumera ahsan Learning, Value Judgment and Reflective Practice (in Bengali).. Dhaka: Mita Traders, 2007 .
Book Section
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Sumera Ahsan and William C. Smith "Facilitating student learning: a comparison of classroom and accountability assessment." The global testing culture: shaping education policy, perceptions and practice. William C. Smith (Editor) Oxford: Symposium Books, 2016 131-152 .
Journal Article
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Mohammad Mahboob Morshed and Sumera Ahsan : Behavioral difficulties in rural junior secondary students of Bangladesh and its relation with school achievement (in Bengali)., Bangladesh Shiksha Shamoyiki, vol.7, no.1 pp.27-36, 2010 .
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Sumera Ahsan : Classroom Assessment Culture in Secondary Schools of Dhaka City, Teacher’s World: Journal of Education and Research, vol.33-34, pp.231-244, 2009 .
Conference Proceedings
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Mohammad Mahboob Morshed and Sumera Ahsan "Immigration and education: How Bangladeshi immigrant parents in the USA navigate cultural differences in their children’s education." Comparative and International Education Society Conference Mexico City, Mexico: Comparative and International Education Society, 2018 .
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Sumera Ahsan and Mohammad Mahboob Morshed "Secondary School Teacher preparation on Classroom Assessment in Bangladesh: A Vertical Case Study to Explore Policy as Practice." Comparative and International Education Society Conference Mexico City, Mexico: Comparative and International Education Society, 2018 .
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Sumera Ahsan "Mobile Messages for Improving Early Grade Reading in Bangladesh: Lessons Learned from Save the Children’s mBoost Project." Comparative and International Education Society Conference Washington D.C.: Comparative and International Education Society, 2015 .
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Mohammad Mahboob Morshed and Sumera ahsan "Behavioral Difficulties in Rural Junior Secondary Students of Bangladesh." Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) Student Research Conference Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard Graduate School of Education, 2015 .
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Sumera Ahsan and Mohammad Mahboob Morshed "Combining Accountability and Classroom Assessment for Promoting Learning and Social Equity." Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) Student Research Conference Cambridge, Massachusetts: Comparative and International Education Society, 2015 .
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Sumera Ahsan "Reforms in Educational Evaluation policy of Bangladesh: Analyzing the Effects, Agents and Trends.." Comparative and International Education Society Conference Toronto, Canada: Comparative and International Education Society, 2014 .
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Sumera Ahsan "Classroom Assessment Culture in Secondary Schools: Assessment of Learning or Assessment for Learning." Comparative and International Education Society Conference New Orleans: Comparative and International Education Society, 2013 .
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Sumera Ahsan and Mohammad Mahboob Morshed "Exploring the reasons and consequences of shadow education in Bangladesh.." Comparative and International Education Society Amherst, Massachusetts: Comparative and International Education, 2013 .
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Sumera Ahsan "Promise of a fair and just society: Reality or Myth: A critical Discourse Analysis of National Educational Evaluation Policy of Bangladesh." Comparative and International Education Society Conference Amherst, Massachusetts: Comparative and International Education Society, 2013 .
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Sumera Ahsan "Teachers’ sources of pedagogical knowledge: How much do they use the research findings?.." National Conference on Teaching Learning at Tertiary level of education Dhaka: Daffodil International University, Dhaka, 2012 .
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