BeLiFS Becoming Literate in Faith Setting

The BeLiFS Team

Mahera Ruby


Mahera Ruby is a researcher at Goldsmiths, where she is currently co-directing the ESRC-funded research project on 'Becoming literate through faith: language and literacy learning in the lives of new Londoners', as well as working on the Paul Hamlyn Foundation project on 'Developing bilingual pedagogies through partnership between supplementary and mainstream schools'. She has worked on two ESRC projects ('Intergenerational learning between children and grandparents' and 'developing bilingual learning in mainstream and community contexts'). She is currently completing her PhD at Goldsmiths in the Department of Education, focusing on intergenerational learning taking place in three generations of families whose origins are from Bangladesh. She is co-author (with Charmian Kenner) of the book Interconnecting Worlds: Teacher Partnerships for Bilingual Learning (Trentham, 2012).