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Dawit Tibebu Tiruneh

Research Associate, University of Cambridge

Dawit is a Research Associate at the REAL Centre in the Faculty of Education, and a College Research Associate at Homerton College, University of Cambridge. Dawit collaborates with an interdisciplinary and international team of researchers to examine the impacts of large-scale education reforms in low-income countries in improving learning outcomes of primary and secondary school students, and particularly students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Before joining the University of Cambridge, Dawit was a postdoctoral fellow for two years at the East China Normal University in Shanghai, China, and a lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia. Dawit completed his PhD in Educational Sciences at the University of Leuven in Belgium (Sept. 2016). Dawit’s main research interests include education access and equity, school effectiveness, and instructional design.


  • –present
    Research Associate , University of Cambridge


  • 2016 
    University of Leuven , Educational Sciences