About | ASM Mustafizur Rahman

Mohammad Mustafizur Rahman
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ASM Mustafizur Rahman is formally known as Mohammad Mustafizur Rahman currently working as an Instructor (English) at the Primary Teachers’ Training Institute (PTI) under a project of UNICEF. Recently he has also been recommended as a PTI Experimental School Teacher (Non-cadre) by the Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC). He started his career as a Resource Teacher (English) of the Secondary Education Sector Investment Program (SESIP) under the Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. Moreover, he worked as a part-time teacher of English at Motijheel Government Boys’ High School, Dhaka. He was also involved with the United Nations Youth and Students Association of Bangladesh (UNYSAB), a voluntary youth and student movement for the United Nations, and the Youth Engagement and Support (YES) group of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB), works for anti-corruption movement through cultural and other activities. 
Mustafizur pursued his Bachelor’s degree in English and completed a Bachelor of Education (Professional) degree from Government Teachers’ Training College, Dhaka. He earned dual postgraduate degrees in the field of English language education and teaching. He completed his Master of Arts in English Language Teaching (MA in ELT) degree from East West University, Dhaka. He also received his Master of Education degree from the prestigious Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka, where his passion for educational research, teacher education, and academic writing skills. His dedication to academic excellence earned him numerous research publications including government funding in different renowned journals during his postgraduation years. His research interests include academic writing skills, educational theories, blended learning, and education in rural contexts. 

Published Articles

1. Rahman, T., Islam, M. S. & Rahman, M. M. (2022). Using Movies in EFL Classrooms: Ways to Enhance Language Skills. BELTA Journal, 6(1), 1-12. DOI: 10.36832/beltaj.2022.0601.06 

2. Podder, R. & Rahman, M. M. (2021). Developing English Writing Skills through Contextual Teaching and Learning (CTL). Journal of the Institute of Modern Languages, 32 (Special Issue), 148-169.  

3. Shil, B. C. & Rahman, M. M. (2020). Developing English Writing Skills through Scaffolding and Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD). The Postmethod Pedagogy: Issues of Learning and Teaching, 1(1), 121-138.

4. Podder, R., Rahman, M. M. & Islam, A. K. M. S. (2019). Mentoring for Professional Development of Teacher Educators: A Study of a Govt. Teachers' Training CollegeNAEM Journal, 14(27), 69-80.

5. Rahman, M. M. (2018). Implementing English for Today books in secondary schools in rural Bangladesh. In R. Podder & N. Begum (Eds). English Education Research Initiatives (pp.189-199). Dhaka: Govt. Teachers’ Training College. 

Training Attended

Title: Training for Master Trainers on Revised DPEd (Basic Training for Primary Teachers – BTPT)
Organized by: Primary Teachers’ Training Institute (PTI), Cox’s Bazar  
Venue: Primary Teachers’ Training Institute (PTI), Cox’s Bazar 
Date: 03 - 17 October 2023 

Title: Research Methodology Course 
Organized by: Liberation War Museum, Bangladesh 
Venue: Online Platform (Zoom App)
Date: 04 - 31 December 2020

Title: Fundamental Training for Resource Teachers (RT) 
Organized by: Secondary Education Sector Investment Program (SESIP)
Venue: National Academy for Educational Management (NAEM), Dhaka 
Date: 06 - 11 November 2018

Title: Research Methodology
Organized by: Centre of Excellence in English, TTCD
Venue: Government Teachers’ Training College, Dhaka
Date: 10 - 19 January 2018

Title: Affiliate and e-Commerce Marketing
Organized by: BASIS Institute of Technology & Management (BITM)
Venue: BDBL Bhaban (Level-3), 12 Kawran Bazar, Dhaka-1215
Date: 18 October - 13 December 2015

Title: Youth Organization Management and Leadership Development
Organized by: Sheikh Hasina National Youth Centre
Venue: Sheikh Hasina National Youth Centre, Savar, Dhaka-1341
Date: 27 October - 02 November 2014

 Conference and Workshops Attended

Title: 10th BELTA (Hybrid) International Conference 2022
Organized by: Bangladesh English Language Teachers' Association (BELTA)
Venue: University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB), Dhaka
Date: 18-19 November 2022

Title: Manuscript Editing, Style and Standard Spelling
Organized by: Institute of Modern Languages, University of Dhaka
Venue: Auditorium, Institute of Modern Languages, University of Dhaka
Date: 08 November 2019

Title: IER National Conference 2018
Organized by: IER, University of Dhaka
Venue: Senate Bhaban and IER, University of Dhaka
Date: 31 March - 01 April 2018

Title: 8th BELTA International Conference 2018
Organized by: Bangladesh English Language Teachers' Association (BELTA)
Venue: Independent University Bangladesh
Date: 12 - 14 January 2018

Title: Providing Effective Feedback on Academic Writing
Organized by: Bangladesh English Language Teachers' Association (BELTA)
Venue: University of Asia Pacific [City Campus]
Date: 16 January 2016

Title: Gender Youth Camp 2016
Organized by: Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB)
Venue: LGED Bhaban Auditorium, Agargaon, Dhaka-1207
Date: 3 February 2016

Title: Free Writing
Organized by: Centre of Excellence in English, TTCD
Venue: Govt. Teachers’ Training College, Dhaka
Date: 21 - 24 September 2017

Voluntary Activities

Program Title: Bangladesh International Model United Nations - BiMUN 2015
Organized by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and UNYSAB
Date: 21-24 November 2015
Responsibilities: UNWTO Committee Organizer

Program Title: Bangladesh Model United Nations -BANMUN 2015
Organized by: United Nations Youth and Students Association of Bangladesh
Date: 29 July - 01 August 2015
Responsibilities: Conference Management and Documentation

Program Title: Flash Mob - Official Theme Song of ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014
Organized by: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), and Grey Dhaka
Date: 02 March - 02 April 2014
Responsibilities: Documentation and Promotion


Member, Bangladesh English Language Teachers' Association (BELTA)
Former Associate Member, United Nations Youth and Students Association of Bangladesh
Former Group Leader, Youth Engagement and Support (YES), Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB)


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