Key Research Interests and Expertise

Nalini’s research interests include language teaching methodology (EFL and MFL), education in developing countrieswith regard to school effectiveness and improvement, and cross-cultural perspectives on enhancing the learning and teaching of international research students. She is particularly interested in second language teaching methodology and the role of language teachers in the context of the whole school curriculum. Nalini’s interest in developing countries focuses on improvement initiatives in secondary schools and on teacher development.

Nalini has supervised several international and home PhD and EdD doctoral candidates to completion. She is willing to consider supervision in the above mentioned fields.

Research Keywords

Second language teaching methodology, school improvement and school effectiveness, developing countries, and inter and cross-cultural perspectives in learning and teaching, and teacher education.

Highlighted Publications

N. Boodhoo (2018) Nuevas Tecnologías, Procesos Cognitivos, Estrategias (New technologies, cognitive processes and strategies) in Postigo Pinazo, E Optimización de las competencias del traductor e intérprete Berlin :  Verlag Frank un Timme

Boodhoo, N. (2014) Primary Modern Foreign Languages – Key Stage 2-3 Transfer’ in Pachler, N and Redondo , A (eds) A Practical Guide to Teaching Foreign Languages in the Secondary School London: RoutledgeISBN 978-0-415-63332-1

Boodhoo, N. and Barton, A. (2010) ‘Foreign Languages in Primary Schools II’: Guest Editorial in Language Learning Journal 38, (1) ISSN 0957-1736

Boodhoo, N. and Barton, A. (2009) ‘Foreign Languages in Primary Schools I’: Guest Editorial in Language Learning Journal 37, (2) ISSN 0957-1736

Boodhoo, N (2007) ‘Prologo’ (Prologue) in Postigo-Pinazo, E.Diccionario de Falsos Amigos Inglés-Español(English-Spanish Dictionary of False Friends) Spain: Ediciones Verba ISBN: 84-933193-2-5

Boodhoo, N. (2006) ‘Learning about your subject’in Battersby, J and Gordon, J (eds),Preparing to Teach: Learning from Experience London: Routledge ISBN 10-415-30096-7

Boodhoo, N. (2005), ‘Connecting Key stage 2 and 3 Language Provision – the Challenges’ in Madeleine Danova (ed) The Transatlantic and the Transnational in a Changing Cultural Context, Sofia: Polis Publishing ISBN 954-796-012-1

Boodhoo, N. (2001) ‘Bringing about Change in Developing Countries’ in , Calvert, M, Harvey, J and Cole, B Sheffield (eds) Managing Change Philip Armstrong Publications ISBN 0-9534921-6-8

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