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Professor Leon Tikly

Research keywords

African education, education for sustainable development, education quality, South African education, globalisation and education, ethnicity and achievement in education,


  • I have enjoyed successful collaborations with Universities in the UK
  • Africa
  • South Asia and South America. He has worked with policymakers both in the United Kingdom and Europe and in several African countries to design and evaluate educational interventions that can improve learning outcomes for the most disadvantaged learners. Much of Leon's research has involved working closely with practitioners in the UK and in Africa.

Learned societies &
professional bodies

  • United Kingdom Forum for International Education and Training. Bristish Association of International and Comparative Education. Comparative and International Education Society (US) World Council of Comparative and International education Societies