Ms Ratha Perumal
Department of Early Childhood & Education , School of Education and Communities
Ratha Perumal is a Senior Lecturer engaged in research and teaching in Education and Multilingualism at the School of Education and Communities.
- MA Education, University of East London
- Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Warwick
Areas Of Interest
Culturally inclusive pedagogy and linguistically responsive education for multilingual learners.
Ratha's professional responsibilities include teaching and supporting the academic progress of undergraduate and postgraduate students at the School of Education and Communities.
Convenor of the Language and Education Network, Education Educational Research Association: ECER
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2010 - present)
OBSERVATIONS OF PEDAGOGICAL EXCELLENCE OF TEACHERS ACROSS NATIONS [OPETAN]
Co-researcher (and England lead) in an international research project to identify effective pedagogies of in-service teachers in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms in England, Germany, Finland and the United States.
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR TEACHERS WORKING WITH MULTILINGUAL LEARNERS
Lead researcher in a project to deliver multi-modal support for in-service teachers in linguistically and culturally diverse classrooms in England
THE ATTAINMENT OF MINORITY ETHNIC UNDERGRADUATES: THE RHETORIC AND THE REALITY
Ongoing doctoral research that investigates the possible explanations for patterns in minority ethic achievement in higher education, and beyond.
Commins, N., Perumal, R., Hammer, S., Dahm, R., Alisaari, J. & Aguerre, S. (2016) Teaching in Multilingual Classrooms: International Perspectives and Frameworks. 23-26 August. European Conference in Educational Research, University College Dublin.
- ED4008 The Language of Multilingual Communities
- ED6012 Language, Pedagogy and Cultural Diversity
- ED6015 Dissertation supervision