University of Nottingham Malaysia
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Alberto Luis August

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Alberto Luis August is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Undergraduate program in the School of Education at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. He is the founder of La Isla CariƱosa Academy, a preschool and elementary school in Belize, and held the roles as principal and manager. For 3 years, he served as the Dean of the School of Education at Galen University where he successfully launched a Bachelor Degree in Elementary Education program for principals and teachers. For 4 years, he carried out the role of Assistant Professor and the National Coordinator for the Teacher Internship program at the University of Belize. He holds a Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership and a Master Degree in Secondary Education from the University of North Florida. He has 25+ years of teaching-learning experience at the primary, secondary, and tertiary level of education. He has conducted extended research in the field of early childhood education and development, teacher development, and facilitated principal and teacher's workshop across Belize, as well as published and presented at conferences and seminars advocating for children of all ages. His passion is to develop teachers and school leaders to be creative and critical thinkers as education evolves into the new age of technology. He pledges to work with teachers and school leaders to be skilled educators using innovative teaching and learning strategies, to guide them to be caring individuals in a child friendly environment, and at the same time, encourages them to embrace the ever changing world with the consideration of sustainable development of a nation.

Expertise Summary

Educational Leadership

Curriculum Instruction

Teacher Development

Teaching Summary

Education & Society

Behaviour & Classroom Management

Practice Based Inquiry

Research Summary

Teachers' Experiences & Challenges with Delivering Online Education

Teacher Perception on Teacher Leadership

Student-teachers Reflection during Teaching Practicum

Past Research

11/19 Xlibris Publishing Indiana, USA

From Island Boy to Professor: An Educational Journey: Autobiography

https://www.amazon.com/Island-Boy-Professor-Educational-Journey/dp/1796073822

https://www.xlibris.com/en/bookstore/bookdetails/803675-from-island-boy-to-professor

08/19 Cambridge Scholars Publishing United Kingdom

Chapter in a Book: Using Teachers' Daily Reflections for Weekly Professional Development to Improve Teaching and Learning at one Rural Private School in Belize by Alberto Luis August in Discovering New Educational Trends (V3): A Symposium in Belize, Central America edited by Pamela R. Cook. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, United Kingdom.

https://www.amazon.com/Discovering-New-Educational-Trends-V3/dp/1527538044

12/18 Self Publishing Belize

Autobiography of Alberto Luis August entitled: From Island Boy to Professor: An Educational Journey.

06/17 Cambridge Scholars Publishing United Kingdom

Chapter in a Book: La Isla Carinosa Academy: Building Positive, Intelligent Character by Alberto Luis August in An Exploration of Educational Trends (V2): A Symposium in Belize, Central America edited by Pamela R. Cook. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, United Kingdom

https://www.amazon.com/Exploration-Educational-Trends-V2/dp/1527503062

12/16 Cambridge Scholars Publishing United Kingdom

Chapter in a Book: Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scale for Belize (ECERS-B) by Alberto Luis August in Guide to Early Childhood Education: Development - Design - Diversity edited by Pamela R. Cook. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, United Kingdom

3/16 University of South Florida Florida, USA

Chapter in a Book: A Move Toward Completing the Early Childhood Development Policy in Belize by Alberto Luis August in Child Advocacy and Early Childhood Education Policies in the Caribbean edited by Ilene R. Berson & Michael J. Berson. Information Age Publishing, INC., Charlotte, North Carolina

5/14 Cambridge Scholars Publishing United Kingdom

Chapter in a Book: Using the ECERS to improve Early Childhood Education: A Belizean Case Study by Alberto Luis August in Educational Trends: A symposium in Belize, Central America edited by Pamela R. Cook. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, United Kingdom

5/13 UB Research Office Belmopan, Belize

Evaluation of Bachelor's Degree in Primary Education: Attitudes of 2009-2011 Graduates Towards the Effectiveness of their Program and Current Teaching Performance

8/12 Scientific & Academic Journal USA

Preschool Education in Belize: Research on the Current Study and Implications for the Future.

3/12 UB Research Office Belmopan, Belize

Situational Analysis of Women and Children (UNICEF 2011) Extraction of Research Area and Research Agenda

4/11 UB Research Office Belmopan, Belize

Testing the Early Literacy and Learning Model in Belize. Grant proposal approved, initiated, and completed to test the ELLM program in Belize.

3/09 KATALYST Belize City, Belize

Early Childhood Education in Belize. Paper presented at the Katalyst Policy Forum on March 20, 2009. Co-author with Adele Catzim.

2/09 GUARD - Galen University Cayo, Belize

The Belize National Primary School Program Evaluation: The Comprehensive Report submitted to the Ministry of Education, Government of Belize by Galen University Applied and Research Development.

2/09 GUARD - Galen University Cayo, Belize

The Belize National Primary School Program Evaluation: The Consultation Report submitted to the Ministry of Education, Government of Belize by Galen University Applied and Research Development.

8/07 - 8/08 University of North Florida Jacksonville, Florida

Research Topic: Preschool Education in Belize: Research on the Current Status and Implications for the Future. (Dissertation - Defended on July 18, 2008)

8/95 - 7/96 Belize Teachers' College Belize City, Belize

Research Topic: An Investigation to Determine the Benefits of Pre-school Education in the Infant One Class at Caye Caulker R.C. School.

Future Research

Educational Leadership

Teacher Development

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

University of Nottingham Malaysia
Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia

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