Lecturer in Education and Social Justice, Department of Education
Daniel Kyereko is a Lecturer in Education and Social Justice with the Department of Education, University of York. He holds a PhD in education from the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS), University of Bayreuth, Germany. From a social justice and inclusion perspective, Daniel's doctoral project explored marginalised minorities and education in Ghana.
Before his current appointment, he was a recipient of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Research fellowship at the University of Edinburgh.
Daniel worked as a subject specialist for the Global Education Monitoring Report in 2018. UNESCO commissioned him to write a background paper for the 2019 Global Education Monitoring Report, "Migration, displacement and education: Building bridges, not walls". Daniel is part of the Centre for Research on Education and Social Justice in his current role.
His research interests are in development and education, with specific emphasis on the intersection of migration and education. Daniel's work focuses on migrant identities and integration in Africa, schooling and inclusion in Ghana and multiculturalism and education in postcolonial countries in the Global South.
Daniel is currently working on projects relating to grade repetition in Ghanaian schools and returnee migrant students from German Universities.
Keywords: Migration, development, schools, marginalisation and inclusion
Regional/country expertise: Ghana, West Africa, Africa and Global South