Professor Dr. Mohammad Tariq Ahsan has been working at the Institute of Education and Research (IER) of University of Dhaka since 2001. His specialization areas are Educational Change and Pedagogical Reform, Equity and Inclusion in education, and Teacher preparation. Tariq has vast experience of consultancy for the development of National ...
Professor Dr. Mohammad Tariq Ahsan has been working at the Institute of Education and Research (IER) of University of Dhaka since 2001. His specialization areas are Educational Change and Pedagogical Reform, Equity and Inclusion in education, and Teacher preparation. Tariq has vast experience of consultancy for the development of National Frameworks/standards in the areas of specifically focusing on equity and inclusion, ECCD, Emergency Education for Geographically Displaced Children, Adolescent Skill Framework Development for the 21st Century. Tariq conducted a significant number of research studies on education and published more than 100 papers in the forms of national and international journal articles, books, conference proceedings, periodicals and reports. Tariq worked with UNESCO, UNICEF, renowned I-NGOs (i.e. Plan, Save the Children, Sightsavers, CBM, ADD International) on the above mentioned areas. Tariq is a member of the National 21st Century Skill Framework Development Committee of Bangladesh. Tariq is also contributing at the Asian regions and international levels through various initiatives. He is the Secretary General of the “Asian Centre for Inclusive Education” and through this platform he organized five successful international conferences in the Asia Pacific Region and in the USA. Tariq was involved in an International project on "Inclusive Education in Asian Countries‟ at Monash University, Australia. Tariq is the founding editor of an international journal titled “Asian Journal of Inclusive Education” and reviewed many research papers for several prestigious journals (i.e. International Journal of Inclusive Education and Cambridge Journal of Education). Tariq was involved in the editorial process of many publications and been key note speakers in many international conferences. As an honour of Tariq’s contributions at the country and regional levels, the Australian Government awarded him the “Australian Alumni Excellence Awards 2014 for Community Services”; Venus International Research Award 2017 from Chennai, India and Jiddu Krishnamurti Awards 2018 from the Annapurna Memorial College of Education & Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.