Academic Facilitator, Oxford
Annette is an Academic Facilitator for the online course at the Refugee-Led Research Hub. She leads the design and delivery of the academic curriculum and contributes to the evaluation and expansion of the course for future cohorts. She is a DPhil Candidate in the Education Department at the University of Oxford. Her research focuses on the wellbeing and educational trajectories of children in emergency contexts, through the lens of teachers.
Prior to commencing her DPhil, Riziki completed an MSc in Child Development at the University of Oxford, looking at the role of teacher behavioural and cognitive judgments on the learning trajectories of Black primary school students in England. And for her Undergraduate at the University of Manitoba (Psychology major, Sociology minor), she looked at the academic motivation of immigrant youth in Germany. Her research interests are education access and wellbeing of children in resettlement and asylum contexts. In line with this, her research in the past has focused on integration and resettlement processes of refugees and immigrants within Canada.