Nazarbayev University
Graduate School of Education

Graduate School of Education

Sulochini Pather

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Sulochini Pather
Position:
Full Professor
Office Phone:
+7(7172)70-93-24
Specializations:
Inclusive education
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Education:

PhD in Inclusive Education, 2004

Canterbury Christ Church University, UK     

“Understanding Sustainable Inclusive Education Development:  Lessons From A School And Its Communities In Rural South Africa”

M.Ed in Inclusive Education, 1996 (Cum Laude)

University of Natal, South Africa

 “Inclusion of the Deaf in South Africa”

 

Thematic areas:

  • Inclusive Education
  • Special Education
  • Disability Studies
  • Race and Ethnicity in Education

 

Research subthemes

Inclusive Education in developing countries; policy and practice in inclusive education; disability and special needs in education; diversity in education

 

Geographic areas:

Asia, Africa, Middle East, Europe

 

Funded Projects:

  • Inclusion of Refugee children from Syria in Queensland – Griffith University
  • An evaluation of Inclusive Education for marginalized groups in Mongolia (2017) – Asian Development Bank
  • Situation Analysis of Inclusive education Resource Centres in Ethiopia (2013) - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland.
  • Situation Analysis of Inclusive Education Training Courses in Cambodia (Principal Researcher), funded by Czech Development Corporation (October 2012 – March 2013) – Caritas
  • SEN and Ethnicity in England (2005-06) – Department of Education
  • Provisioning for pupils with Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD) in Northern Ireland (2003) – Northern Ireland Education Board
  • Outcomes and Destinations of Pupils on return from Out-Authority Special Schools in England (2003) – Local Government Agency

 

 

Publications:

 

Books and Book Chapters

  • Pather, S. and Slee, R. (2018). ‘Dilemmas in the Field: Doing Inclusive Education Elsewhere’ In Slee, R., Best, M. and Corcoran, T. (2018). Studies in Inclusive Education. Netherlands: Sense Publishing
  • Pather, S. (2017). ‘Urban Education and Inclusion in Africa: Section Editor’s Introduction’. In Pink, W.T. and Noblit, G.W. Second Handbook of Urban Education. New York: Springer.
  • Pather, S. (2013). ‘Evidence on Inclusion and Support for Learners with Impairments in Mainstream Schools in South Africa: off the policy radar?’ In Singal, N. Disability, Poverty and Education. Oxon: Routledge.
  • Pather, S. (2008) ‘Demystifying the notion of ‘inclusion’ in the context of a rural school and its communities in South Africa’ In Muthukrishna, A. (Ed.) Educating for social justice and inclusion: pathways and transitions in an African context. New York: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Pather, S. (forthcoming, April 2019). Inclusive Education in the Developing World. Melbourne: Springer.
  • Pather, S. and Slee, R. (Eds) (forthcoming, Sept 2018). Inclusive Education in Africa. Netherlands: Sense Publishing
  • Pather, S. Gizachew, S. and Tadesse, A. (in press). The role of Itinerant teachers in Resource Centres in Ethiopia. Oxford Encyclopedia for School reform. Oxford University Press.

 

Journal Articles

  • Pather, S. (2011). Evidence on Inclusion and Support for Learners with Impairments in Mainstream Schools in South Africa: off the policy radar? International Journal of Inclusive Education (special edition).
  • Pather, S. and Nxumalo, C. (2011).’Challenging Understandings of Inclusive Education Policy Development in Southern Africa through Comparative Reflection. International Journal of Inclusive Education (special edition).
  • Šiška,J., van Swet, J., Pather, S. and Rose, D. (2011). From Vision to Reality: managing tensions in the development and implementation of an international collaborative partnership programme for institutional change and sustainable development in inclusive education. International Journal of Inclusive Education. (special edition).
  • Pather, S. (2007) ‘Demystifying inclusion: Implications for more sustainable inclusive practice’. International Journal of Inclusive Education. Vol 11, Issue 5&6, Pp.627 – 643.
  • Pather, S.(2004) 'Attempts to achieve development in education through partnerships: interrogating notions and methods of building local capacity from the inside' The Development Education Journal, 10 (2) pp 15–17.

 

Research Project Reports

  • Pather, S. and Dovdondor, U. (February 2017). Sustaining Access and Quality Education of Education During Economic Difficulties: Inclusive Education. Manila: Asian Development Bank
  • Pather (2016). Collection of Base-line data for WP 2 DISEN Pathway (Part 1) Institution Interviews. Canterbury. Canterbury Christ Church University.
  • Pather, S. (2013). Situation Analysis of Resource Centres. Ethiopia: Ministry of Education
  • Pather, S. and Siska, J. (2012). Situation Analysis of Inclusive Education Training Courses in Cambodia. Prague: Caritas.
  • Lindsay, G.; Pather, S.; Strand, S. (2006) SEN and Ethnicity: a Literature Review. DfES Research report
  • Fletcher-Campbell, F. and Pather, S. (Oct 2003). Outcomes and Destinations of Pupils on Return from Out Authority Special Schools, LGA Report, NFER: Slough
  • Pather, S. (2003) Understanding Sustainable Inclusive Education Development: Lessons from a School and its Communities in Rural South Africa. Unpublished PhD Thesis. Canterbury Christ Church University, UK.
  • Muthukrishna, A., Schoeman, M., Ntombela, T., and Pather, S. (2000). Developing Sustainable Inclusive Education Policy and Practice in South Africa. UNESCO report. Faculty of Education, University of Natal, Durban