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Faisal Bin Badar is a Ph.D. student under the supervision of Dr. Jon Mason (principal supervisor), Dr. Greg Shaw and Dr. Khalid Khan (Associate supervisors) in the College of Education. His research area focusses on finding pragmatic ways to educate out-of-school children in underprivileged contexts in Pakistan through the integration of traditional methods and contemporary digital learning technologies. This includes understanding the local socio-cultural dynamics of these underprivileged communities, and accordingly develop sustainable and adaptable approaches utilising homeschooling, one-room schoolhouses, educational technologies, open educational resources (OER) and other relevant tools and methodologies, suited to their disadvantaged circumstances. He has recently won 'Visualise Your Thesis' competition leading to CDU representation in international competition,  awarded 'Best and Most inspirational Presenter (day-2) in CDU HDR Future Conference, and received the 'Peoples Choice Award' in 3MT competition. His recent international achievements include acceptance of his research papers in multiple conferences, nomination in UNESCO Global Education Monitoring 2019 applicants, and his initiative being listed in Global Innovative Index 2019.

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Research Output 2018 2018

  • 1 Conference Paper published in Proceedings

Re-thinking out-of-school learning in rural Pakistan

Badar, F., Mason, J. & Khan, K., 24 Nov 2018, ICCE 2018 - 26th International Conference on Computers in Education, Main Conference Proceedings. Rodrigo, M. M. T., Yang, J-C., Wong, L-H. & Chang, M. (eds.). Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education, p. 440-445 6 p.

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Pakistan
Educational technology
Developing countries
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learning