Name: Keith M Lewin
Educational Qualifications and Positions
D.Phil. Institute of Development Studies/University of Sussex, 1981.
M.Sc. Science Policy, University of Manchester. 1972.
B.Sc. Physics. First Class Honours Degree. University of Manchester, 1971
C. Phys Chartered Phycisist
FAcSS Fellow of the U.K. Academy of Social Sciences
Honorary Professor, University of Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China. Investiture: 1993.Honorary Professor, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China Investiture: 1994
The Joyce Cain Award. Best Article Comparative and International Education Society of North America
Chair of Trustees, UK Forum for International Education and Training (UKFIET)
President 2005/6: British Association of Comparative and International Education,
Past member of DFID Research Review Panel,
World Bank (SEIA) Senior Consultant on Finance
International Institute of Educational Planning, Board of Consultants, Paris 1994 -2002
UNICEF Senior Consultant on Out of School Children
AUSAID Senior consultant
Member: Institute of Physics, Association of Science Education, Editorial Boards for journals in South Africa, Ghana, India and the International Journal of Education and Development
Keith M Lewin is a British Professor of International education and Development at the University of Sussex and former Director of the Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity (CREATE). He is known for his work in educational planning, economics and finance of education, teacher education, assessment, science and technology education policy in developing countries, educational aid and program evaluation. He has been adviser to various governmental, multilateral and non-profit organisations on education planning and policy, including the World Bank, DFID, UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning, UNICEF, UNDP, AusAID and others. His country experience includes projects in Ghana, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mauritius, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Malaysia, and China.
From 1995–2011 he was the Director of the Centre for International Education (CIE), at the University of Sussex, which he developed as an internationally recognised centre for research on education and development in low income countries. Lewin has supervised more than 50 Doctoral students and was the founding Director of the master’s degree program in International Education and Development at the University of Sussex which is now in its fortieth year. He has been grant holder for over £5 million worth of research and development projects and has been a top ten grant holder at the University of Sussex for most of the last 15 years. Lewin is an honorary professor at Hangzhou University and Beijing Normal University. He is the author of over 200 books, journal articles and reports on education and development.
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