Rhona Brown


Research title: Perceptions and experiences of urban neighbourhood teaching and learning environments and implications for pedagogy in Tanzanian primary schools: a comparative case study.

Research Summary

What experiences and practices characterise the classroom teaching and learning environment in primary schools in rapidly transforming urban neighbourhoods in Tanzania, and how are these perceived? 


Croft A, Miles S, Brown R, Westbrook J and Williams S (2017) Teachers developing knowledge in low and middle income countries: towards more inclusive pedagogy. In: Hughes M T and Talbott, E (eds.) The handbook of research on diversity in special education. Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, MA, pp. 445-465.


Brown R (2017) English and its roles in education: subject or medium of instruction? In: Hayes D (ed) English Language Teaching and Learning in Nepal, British Council. Available at https://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/english-language-teaching-nepal-research-reflection-practice


Westbrook J, Durrani N, Brown R, Orr D, Pryor J, Boddy J, Salvi F (2013) Pedagogy, Curriculum, Teaching Practices and Teacher Education in Developing Countries. Final Report. Education Rigorous Literature Review. EPPI-Centre, IoE, University of London. Available at https://www.gov.uk/dfid-research-outputs/pedagogy-curriculum-teaching-practices-and-teacher-education-in-developing-countries-education-rigorous-literature-review#links