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Dr. M Akshir Ab Kadir

Dr. M Akshir Ab Kadir

Dr. M Akshir Ab Kadir

Senior Lecturer, Education


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Education), University of Melbourne, 2007 – 2010;
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Nanyang Technological University, 2002-2003;
  • Master of Arts (English Studies), National University of Singapore, 1999 – 2001;
  • Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, 1995 – 1998


Dr. M. Akshir Ab Kadiris currently Senior lecturer and education programme coordinator at James Cook University. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the field of education and has taken on various roles and appointments. This includes being an editor at an international publishing firm, classroom teacher in Singapore and Australian schools, deputy director at an educational consultancy organization and teacher educator at a leading Australian university.  Having multifaceted expertise and interests in education, he taught in areas such as curriculum, pedagogy and assessment and has published works in international journals and presented at conferences.

Research Interests

  • Curriculum
  • Pedagogy
  • Assessment
  • Learning
  • Educational policy
  • Critical & creative thinking