Dr Mohamed Alansari is a research fellow at the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education and Social Work. His professional interests include learning environments research, predictors of academic success and educational outcomes, teacher beliefs, and student self-beliefs. Mohamed is also a fellow of the quantitative data analysis unit within the faculty, where he is a key advisor for university staff and graduate students on quantitative research methods.
In addition to his work with I Have A Dream, Mohamed is also the principal evaluator of two educational initiatives aimed at harnessing technology and digital innovations to support the teaching and learning of NCEA standards in New Zealand areas with specialist teacher shortage. Prior to that, He was a lead analyst on a number of externally funded projects such as the Ministry of Education funded evaluation of the Teacher-Led Innovation Fund, and an evaluation of the Ministry of Education’s communities of learning (Kāhui Ako) initiative.
I Have a Dream has continually engaged professional researchers to evaluate our programme on an annual basis, to measure our progress against our objectives and to propose any adaptations to our methodologies. Since 2016, this research has been conducted by the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Auckland.