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Kuyini, A. B.; Abukari, A. & Rashid, M. A. (2022) Student teachers and their mentors: differing perspectives of the mentoring experience during initial teacher training in Ghana, Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, DOI: 10.1080/13611267.2022.2031083;
Abukari, A. and David, S. (2021) Leading Education in Times of Crisis: Perils or Opportunities? Journal for Researching Education Practice and Theory, 4(2), pp 1-13.
Essa, F.O; Abukari, A. & Deusdedit, B (2021) Educators’ Perceptions and Curriculum History in Somalia, Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Science, 9(9), pp. 414-421.
Kuyini, A.B., Abukari, A., Mohammed, A.K. and Powell, H.O. (2020), Narratives of internal migration experiences, health/well-being issues among females working as head-porters (Kayayei) in Ghana, International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, 16(4), pp 511-525
Abukari, A. (2020) Sharing best practice in education – sharing the evidence from practitioners, Journal for Researching Education Practice and Theory, 3(1), pp 1-3.
Ramakrishnan, S. & Abukari, A. (2020) Distributed leadership in higher education: an analysis of heads of departments’ leadership practice in the UAE, Journal for Researching Education Practice and Theory, 3(1), pp 52-83.
David, S. & Abukari, A. (2020) ‘Perspectives of Teachers’ on the Selection and the Development of the School Leaders in the United Arab Emirates’, International Journal of Educational Management, 34(1), pp 56-69
El Alfy, S. & Abukari, A. (2019): Revisiting perceived service quality in higher education: uncovering service quality dimensions for postgraduate students, Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, DOI: 10.1080/08841241.2019.1648360 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/08841241.2019.1648360
Abukari, A. & David, S. (2019) “Quality assuring the professional doctorate: Challenging traditional precepts through the supervisors’/advisers’ lens”, Quality Assurance in Education, https://doi.org/10.1108/QAE-08-2017-0052
Ramakrishnan, S. and Abukari, A. (2019) Undergraduate physiotherapy students’ performance in theoretical and practical examinations: A correlational case study in the UAE, Journal for Researching Education Practice and Theory, 2(1), pp. 4-33.
Abukari, A. & Kuyini, A. B. (2019) Integrating Work-based learning into Open distance learning in higher education – examining the prospects in a developing context from a student perspective. Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 24(1), pp. 102-128 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13596748.2018.1526910
Abukari, A. & Kuyini, A. B. (2019) Making higher education pragmatic in developing contexts: an examination of how Work Based Learning can make ODL more effective in Ghana. Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 24 (1).
Abukari, A. & Kuyini, A. B. (2018) Using research to inform practice: the teacher as a practitioner researcher. Journal for Researching Education Practice and Theory, 1(2), 1-5.
David, S. & Abukari, A (2018) Education Policy in the Age of Social Advancement: Studies from the United Arab Emirates. Beau Bassin: Scholar’s Press.
Abukari, A. & Gaad, E. (2018) The theory versus practice dilemma – effecting education practice and research in the best possible. Journal for Researching Education Practice and Theory, 1(1), 1-3.
AlKutich, M. & Abukari, A. (2018) Examining the Benefit of School Inspection on Teaching and Learning: a case study of Dubai Private Schools. Journal of Education and Practice, 9(5), p37-48
Abukari, A. (being reviewed) ‘Quality assuring the professional doctorate: challenging the traditional precepts for quality assurance through the supervisors’/advisers’ lens’, Quality Assurance in Education
Abukari, A. & Costley, C. (2015) The Impact of Work-based research projects at postgraduate level, Journal of Work-Applied Management, 7 (1), pp3-11.
Abukari, A. (2014) Pedagogical beliefs in work-based learning: an analysis of teachers’ belief orientations, Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 19 (4) pp. 481-497.
Abukari, A. (2014) Female Education in Islam: a critical Islamic interpretation of the Quran, Religious Education, 109 (1) pp 4 – 23
Abukari, A. & Corner, T. (2010) Delivering higher education to meet local needs in a developing context: the quality dilemmas; Quality Assurance in Education, 18 (3) pp 191-208
Abukari, A. (2010) The dynamics of service engagement of higher education: A comparative study, Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 40 (1) pp 43 – 57
Costley, C. & Abukari, A. (2009) Work-based learning in higher education, European Journal of Education (Special Edition), 44 (3) pp. 312-317.
Abukari, A. (2007) Financing Teacher Education in Ghana: Exploring Non-Traditional Sources, Occasional Papers in Education and Lifelong Learning, 1 (1) pp. 27-43.
Abukari, A. (2005) Conceptualising Lifelong Learning: A Reflection of Lifelong Learning at Lund University (Sweden) and Middlesex University
Abukari, A. (2017) Integrating Work-based learning into Open distance learning in higher education – examining the prospects in a developing context. Scottish Education Research Association (SERA) Conference, University of the West of Scotland, Ayr, Scotland.
Abukari, A. (2016) Making higher education pragmatic in developing contexts: an examination of how Work Based Learning can make ODL more effective in Ghana. Presented at the International Conference On Education, Development And Innovation (INCEDI), (Peer Review Conference) – Accra, Ghana – Dec 2016.
Abukari, A. (2016) ‘Making graduates employable: Juggling with moving targets’. MBRSG Academic Best Practice Forum; American University in Dubai 14th June 2016
Sutton, B.; Abukari, A. & Betts, M. (2015) Work based learning: an alternative approach to strategic thinking? Examples of international and UK WBL programmes. Presented at the UALL Work & Learning Annual Conference, London, 26th June 2015.
Pizzalato, N. & Abukari, A. (2014)A Research methodologies and practice-led doctorates: a view from below. Presented at the 4th International Conference on Professional Doctorates, The Millennium Conference Centre, Cardiff, Wales, 9-11 April 2014.
Abukari, A. (2010) Quality Management in Professional Doctorate Projects: A Mode2 Perspective, poster/paper presented at the 1st International Conference on professional Doctorates, London, April 2010.
Abukari, A. (2010) Practicalising lifelong learning: using work-based learning as a case, paper presented at Work Based Learning Futures Conference at the Institute for Work Based Learning, Middlesex University, April 2010
Abukari, A. (2008) Value or Quality? A Mode 2 Perspective of Quality management in work based Projects. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Work Based Learning network of the Universities Association for Lifelong Learning (UALL), 3-4 July, University of Wales Institute in Cardiff.
Abukari, A (2007)A Service Engagement of the Contemporary University: Towards a New Understanding through a Comparative Study of Middlesex University (UK) and the University for Development Studies’ (Ghana), Unpublished doctoral thesis, London: Middlesex University.
Abukari, A. (2007) ‘Work Based Learning: old wine in a new bottle?’ Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Work Based Learning Network of the Universities Association for Lifelong Learning (UALL), 5-6 July, London.
Basiel, A., Abukari, A., Bailey, M. and Hughes, P. (2007) ‘European Perspectives on Work Based Learning’, Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Work Based Learning Network of the Universities Association for Lifelong Learning (UALL), 5-6 July, London.
Corner, T. and Abukari, A. (2006)A ‘Multiculturalism in the Digital World: Can this Utopia become Reality?’ Paper presented at the Netherlands (towards FILTER 2 Project).
Abukari, A. and Corner, T. (2005)A ‘Service Engagement in Higher Education: exploring emerging models’. Paper Presented at Annual Conference of British Educational Research Association (BERA), 14-16 Sept. 2005, Glamorgan.
Abukari, A. (2004) ‘Practicalising Lifelong Learning: A Focus on Middlesex University’s National Centre for Work Based Learning and Partnership’, Paper presented at the Biannual Conference of Comparative Education Society of Europe (CESE) Conference, 24 June – 1 July 2004 Copenhagen, Denmark
Abukari, A (2004) ‘Global Conflict Resolution: A Critical Approach to Multicultural Education’, BAICE Conference, 3-5 September 2004, University of Sussex.
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