Dr. Isaiah Awidi

+61 421 058 217

Dr. Isaiah T. Awidi is an Educational Technologist/ Researcher and Learning Design Expert with many years of experience in leading Universities in Australia and Africa where he worked with several faculty on varied research projects including Technology Integration in Teaching and Learning, Learning Design, Enhancing Students Learning Experiences, Artificial Intelligence and Diversity and Inclusivity.

His researches focus on technology integration in teaching and learning, flipping the classroom, social media and students learning experiences, e-learning implementation strategies, using digital technologies to enhance active and blended learning. His model on e-learning implementation strategies for ICT challenged environments was adopted by several universities in Africa. He taught Research Methods and Health Informatics at the University of Ghana. Dr. Awidi consults for PEDAL on technology enhanced learning. He has authored several scientific papers related to the topics listed above.

Recent projects include Active and Blended learning design for courses in higher education, designing assessments for online, effective management of online learning in higher education, developing rubrics for online learning.

Dr. Daniel Doh

+61 424 391 151

Dr. Daniel Doh (PhD) is a social policy analysist and social protection expert. Daniel has been involved in several impact evaluation programs and research activities in Ghana, Australia, Kenya, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. Daniel has been teaching impact evaluation, research method courses, and social policy analysis over the past 8 years at graduate levels and at various professional development workshops in Ghana, Kenya, Sierra Leone, and Australia.

Dr. Doh’s expertise and interest are in research designs, theory-based mixed-method, impact evaluation, with capacity for both quantitative modelling and qualitative analysis. Daniel’s general research interest areas are:

· Program valuation

· Social protection systems design

. Ageing and optimal function

· Dementia and informal caregiving

· Child protection

Dr. Paul Andoh

+61 410 714 117

Dr. Paul Kofi Andoh is a Sociologist and a Social Policy Analyst. He holds a PhD in Sociology and Social Policy from the University of Queensland with special interest in the wellbeing of retirees. His research applies Amartya Sen’s notions of capability, functionings and conversion factors in a conceptual framework that allows an appreciation of the interplay of financial and non-financial factors in attainment of desired wellbeing in retirement. He has authored and co-authored articles in peer reviewed journals and has been a lead researcher as well as researcher in a number of contract research activities in Ghana and also in Australia.

In recent years, he has been part of the team of researchers that worked on a study aimed at empowering people with disabilities to safely exercise choice and live lives free of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation in Australia, funded by the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Commission. He was also a Principal researcher in a study on alternative livelihood programmes in mining communities in Ghana, funded by the World Bank.

Paul brings his research experience in vulnerability studies, social policy evaluation and report writing to the EviCons research team.