Dr Khadija Mohamud

Staff details

Dr Khadija Mohamud


Lecturer in Educational Studies


Educational Studies


K.Mohamud (@gold.ac.uk)

Goldsmiths Research Centres/Groups

Khadija's expertise is in digital technologies for development and education in Sub-Saharan Africa

Dr Khadija Mohamud is a Lecturer in Education on the BA (Hons) Education programme where she teaches on the interlinkage between learning theories and Educational Technology (Edtech), Introduction to Social and Cultural research and Comparative and International Education. She is also the Head of Year Three and supervises final year dissertations. Khadija joined the department in August 2023.

Previously, Khadija was as a Researcher at Hertfordshire County Council where she worked with diverse project teams to ensure community-shaped approaches are embedded into interventions to optimise on service design, delivery, and impact. She was also a Research Consultant at the Open University on a social resilience project that utilised Virtual Reality Environments to raise empathy among young people in English schools.

Academic qualifications

  • DPhil Educational Technology (The Open University) 2022
  • MA in International Development and Education (Newcastle University) 2016

Teaching and supervision

Understanding Learning
Introduction to Social and Cultural Research
Comparative and International Education

Research interests

Khadija is interested in examining the interlinkage between digital technologies, the sociocultural context and learning outcomes with a particular focus n low-resource contexts in Sub-Saharan Africa. Her main areas of interest are:
• Technology and sociocultural environments
• Technology-enhanced non-formal education
• Comparative and International Education
• Gender and Digital Equity
• Competency-Based Curriculums
• International Development

Methodologically, Khadija is interested in approaches to research that provides communities with co-creation opportunities to share power and ownership in research. These include:
Participatory Action Research
Participatory Digital and Visual Methods