Published every first Wednesday of the month, the KIX EAP Podcast is hosted by Ryan Allen, Assistant Professor at Chapman University, California, USA. The Podcast is available on the NORRAG podcast channels, subscribe on SoundCloud, Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts.
KIX EAP Podcast #13: Ukrainian Refugees with Disabilities and Multilingual Education in Moldova, with Ludmila Malcoci
This episode of the KIX EAP Podcast features Dr. Ludmila Malcoci, the Executive Director of Keystone Moldova and Regional Director (Central and Eastern Europe) of Keystone Human Services International. In the podcast, Dr Malcoci discusses the support her organisation provides to refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine, especially those with disabilities, along with the challenges of Multilingual Education in Moldova.
KIX EAP Podcast #12: Rokeya Akhter, Executive Director at the South Asian Institute for Social Transformation, Dhaka, Bangladesh
This episode of the KIX EAP Podcast features Dr. U S Rokeya Akhter, Executive Director of the South Asian Institute for Social Transformation (SAIST) and interim National KIX Coordinator, Bangladesh. In the podcast, Rokeya explains how Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed was used to advocate for Bangladeshi girls’ education on the KIX EAP Podcast.
KIX EAP Podcast #11: Kamila Kovyazina, independent researcher, Republic of Kazakhstan
This episode of the KIX EAP Podcast features Kamila Kovyazina, independent researcher based in the Republic of Kazakhstan and presenter in the recent EPIC. In the podcast, Kamila explains why international organisations must listen to local experts. Please note that the podcast was recorded in December 2021, before the January 2022 unrest in Kazakhstan.
KIX EAP Podcast #10: Sarfaroz Niyozov, Acting Associate Dean, Academic Programs, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto, Canada
This episode of the KIX EAP Podcast features Sarfaroz Niyozov, Acting Associate Dean of the academic programs, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto, Canada. Listen to how Sarfaroz Niyozov developed a Critical Pragmatist Framework through his diverse educational background.
KIX EAP Podcast #9: Batjargal Batkhuyag, Executive Director, Mongolian Education Alliance
This episode of the KIX EAP Podcast features Batjargal Batkhuyag, Executive Director, Mongolian Education Alliance (MEA), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. In this interview, we learn how Mongolia educates its nomadic herder population and more.
KIX EAP Podcast #8: Dr Kilala Devette-Chee Papua New Guinea National Research Institute
This episode features Dr Kilala Devette-Chee, Senior Research Fellow and Program Leader of the Universal Basic Education Research Program at the Papua New Guinea National Research Institute. Dr Devette-Chee is from the country with the most spoken languages and, in this episode, discusses some of the challenges faced by the island nation.
KIX EAP Podcast #7: Almagul Osmonova, founder and CEO of the Taalim Forum Public Foundation, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
In this episode of the KIX EAP Podcast Ms Osmonova discusses her background and passion for education.
This is a special edition of the KIX EAP podcast ahead of the KIX EAP Regional Conference, where Ms Osmonova will be presenting her KIX-funded research on how to improve quality and access to school education in Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, and Tajikistan.
KIX EAP Podcast #6: Dr Elena Kardanova Professor, National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE), Moscow, Russia
Dr Kardanova explores the question of how researchers can balance international publishing in English while still disseminating local knowledge.
This is a special edition of the KIX EAP podcast ahead of the 1st KIX EAP Regional Conference, where Dr. Kardanova will share her knowledge and expertise with attendees.
KIX EAP Podcast #5: Dr Bal Chandra Luitel, Professor, Kathmandu University’s School of Education
In this episode, Dr Luitel discusses transformative math and the challenges in training teachers with this unconventional paradigm in Nepal.
KIX EAP Podcast #4: Dr Aminath Shafiya Adam, Assistant Professor, Maldives National University
In this episode, Dr Adam explains how she trains future teachers to become “Champions” in their classrooms through positivity. The discussion also explores the importance of persevering local language and the challenges of the nation’s unique geography.
KIX EAP Podcast #3: Dr. Shehzad Jeeva, Director of AKU-EB and Assistant Professor Aga Khan University, Pakistan
In this episode of the KIX EAP Podcast, Dr. Shehzad Jeeva talks about how to foster critical thinking and hands-on learning in a sector used to rote memorization and the path to revolutionizing the Pakistani education system.
KIX EAP Podcast #2: Maia Bibileishvili, Head of the “Child, Family, Society” (CFS) organisation, Georgia
In this episode of the KIX EAP Podcast, Maia Bibileishvili talks about how her family experience inspired her to advocate for students with disabilities in Georgia. By grassroots organizing and appealing to the highest levels of government, her efforts have helped propel recognition and access for these population throughout the country.
KIX EAP Podcast #1: Duishon Shamatov Associate Professor at Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan
In this episode, Professor Shamatov talks about his international research career from Pakistan to Canada, and how he returned to give back to his community in Central Asia through his work in academia. Originally from Kyrgyzstan, Professor Shamatov offers a unique view into educational research and policies of post-soviet systems.
This work was supported by the Global Partnership for Education Knowledge and Innovation Exchange, a joint endeavour with the International Development Research Centre, Canada