EAST AFRICA AWARDS – D’SA

Research Team

PI:

Nikhit D'Sa

Dr. Nikhit D’Sa

Senior Associate Director of Research, Evaluation, and Learning, Institute for Educational Initiatives, University of Notre Dame

ndsa@nd.edu

 

Co-PI:

Prof. Monica Fontana Abad

Senior Quality Assurance Advisor, Luigi Giussani Institute of Higher Education    

m.fontana@lgihe.org

 

Embedded Research Translation Lead:

Edison Nsubuga

Head of Education, Save the Children, Uganda

edison.nsubuga@savethechildren.org

Project Information

Be Well, Teach Well: A Locally Defined and Participatory Approach to Measuring Teacher Well-being

Sector:

Education    

Country:

Uganda

Lead Institution:    

University of Notre Dame

Co-PI Institution:    

Luigi Giussani Institute

Partner(s):    

Save the Children, Uganda    

Ministry of Education and Sports, Uganda

Final Budget:    $236,936

Project Length:    21 months

Research Goals:

The aims of our research are to: (a) understand how primary grade teachers, in settlement and non-settlement schools, define their own well-being, (b) involve teachers in defining critical constructs that should be measured, and (c) co-develop and validate a contextually-appropriate tool.

Embedded Research Translation Product:

  1. a non-technical summary brief on the ways in which teachers define their own well- being, 
  2. a validated teacher well-being survey for use in Uganda, 
  3. a technical report of the validity and reliability of the survey, 
  4. and a webinar on the process-learnings from the research that could be applied to other contexts.

Embedded Research Translation audience:

Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES)

 

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