Kalifa Damani


Kalifa Damani’s research background spans the fields of Education, Psychology and International Development, with particular expertise on educational technology and its relationship to student and teacher development. She began her academic career at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine in the Caribbean, her home region, and later went on to complete a PhD at Cambridge University. Kalifa worked for Open Development & Education in 2019 and 2020. She now works as a researcher on the EdTech Hub (with Jigsaw Consult), but continues to advise Open Development & Education on education in the Caribbean.


Haßler, B., Bennett, G., & Damani, K. (2021). Teacher professional development in sub-Saharan Africa: Equity and scale. In C. McNaught & S. Gravett (Eds.), Embedding Social Justice in Teacher Education and Development in Africa. Routledge. https://docs.opendeved.net/lib/E2Q73NBN
Haßler, B., Hennessy, S., Hollow, D., Simpson, L., Carter, A., Kalifa Damani, Gill Francis, Katy Jordan, Nora McIntyre, & Joel Mitchell. (2019). Systemic Mixed-Methods Research — a conceptual framework for EdTech research along the IDIA scale (EdTech Hub Working Paper No. 1). EdTech Hub. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3377828
Haßler, B., Stock, I., Schaffer, J., Winkler, E., Kagambèga, A., Haseloff, G., Marsden, M., Watson, J., Gordon, R., & Damani, K. (2019). Berufsbildung in Sub-Sahara Afrika: Stand der Forschung (1st ed.). VET Repository, Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung, Bonn, Germany. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3334690
Haßler, B., Haseloff, G., Adam, T., Akoojee, S., Allier-Gagneur, Z., Ayika, S., Bahloul, K., Kigwilu, P. C., Costa, D. D., Damani, K., Gordon, R., Idris, A., Iseje, F., Jjuuko, R., Kagambèga, A., Khalayleh, A., Konayuma, G., Kunwufine, D., Langat, K., … Winkler, E. (2020). Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review of the Research Landscape (1st ed.). VET Repository, Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung, Bonn, Germany. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4288831
Damani, K. (2020). Accelerated Learning and EdTech: A Rapid Evidence Review (Rapid Evidence Review No. 6). EdTech Hub. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4556941
Damani, K., & Mitchell, J. (2020). Radio: Rapid Evidence Review. https://doi.org/10.5281/ZENODO.3948149
Damani, K., & Mitchell, J. (2020). Rapid Evidence Review: Radio. https://docs.edtechhub.org/lib/YMWE6FR6
Damani, K. (2020). Rapid Evidence Review: Accelerated Learning and EdTech. The EdTech Hub. https://edtechhub.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/RER-Accelerated-Learning-and-EdTech.pdf

Full list of publications available here.