Prof. Agnes Kukulska-Hulme (ReMaLIC project lead) is Professor of Learning Technology and Communication in the Institute of Educational Technology at The Open University, where she leads the Learning Futures Research and Innovation Programme and the Innovating Pedagogy series of reports. Her work encompasses online distance education, mobile learning and language learning, with a special focus on learner-centred innovation, intelligent assistants and social inclusion. She has authored policy and practice reports for UNESCO, British Council, Commonwealth of Learning and Cambridge University Press. Her recently published books are Mobile Learning: The Next Generation (2016) and Mobile Assisted Language Learning Across Educational Contexts (2021).

Dr Ram Ashish Giri currently teaches and researches issues related to ELICOS courses, TESOL, language testing, and language (education) policy. During his work at Tribhuvan University Nepal, he conducted a number of university funded projects and led professional development and research teams for The British Council, Kathmandu, Private and Boarding Schools’ Association of Nepal (PABSON), Nepal English Language Teachers’ Association (NELTA) and recently Deakin University (consultant.). He also carried out study projects and teachers’ development programs for PLAN International Nepal for which he worked marginalised regions of Nepal. He is editor-in-chief of Journal of NELTA and co-editor of TESL-EJ.

Dr Mark Gaved is a Lecturer in Learning Futures at The Open University, UK (OU), where he researches and provides teaching and scholarship support around educational technology. His key areas of expertise are community-based technology enhanced learning, in informal as well as formal settings, often using participatory approaches. He has been PI and Co-I on externally funded research projects both in the UK and internationally, including the major EU MAZI project exploring how marginalised communities might use low cost technologies for knowledge creation and sharing to support their empowerment, and worked on the MASELTOV and SALSA projects that have explored how recent migrants can use mobile devices to support their language learning and integration.

Prof. Rubina Khan is from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh where she leads the MA in ELT programme in Applied Linguistics and ELT. Her areas of expertise are English language assessment, teacher education, teacher professional development and writing and leadership skills. She has worked as a consultant on many national and International Projects and has significant number of publications to her credit. She is actively involved in training teachers and had conducted numerous workshops for secondary and tertiary level teachers.  She has regularly attended International Conferences since 2005 and has been an invited and featured speaker at various national and International Conferences. She is the current President of the Bangladesh English Language Teachers Association.

Dr Amna Mohamed Bedri, Associate Professor, Ahfad University for Women, has taught English for 30 years in universities, supervised and examined MA and PhD theses in several universities. She has published research in English language teaching and learning, literature and Girls’ Education, co-edited a book on education in Sudan. She was national consultant for the British Council Khartoum for the Sudanese curriculum of Smile. Regional Consultant for UNICEF, UNESCO and Coffey for literacy and Girls’ Education and lead research teams in many national and international projects such as gender and education, curriculum development and educational management (EMIS).

Dr Saraswati Dawadi is currently a research associate at The Open University (OU), UK, with over 15 years in the education field. She has worked at Tribhuvan University, Nepal for eight years. Her current research is around language assessment, students’ equitable access to technology and education, girls’ empowerment, and professional development through online learning. She has published papers in peer reviewed journals and co-authored two books on English language teaching. She brings a significant experience of teaching and research, and engagement with external/internal stakeholders to ensure educational programmes are tailored to local needs and context.

Dr Kamal Raj Devkota is Assistant Professor of English Education working at the Research Centre for Educational Innovation and Development (CERID), Tribhuvan University, Nepal. His key areas of interest are (English language) education policies and pedagogies both at school and tertiary levels. He has coordinated a large number of national and international studies situated in Nepal. He has coordinated the research verifications of Disbursement Linked Indicators (DLIs) under School Sector Development Plan (SSDP) for Nepalese Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST). He has also been involved in the collaborative research with University of East Anglia (UEA) on family literacy and intergenerational learning among indigenous groups in Nepal.

Mr Abdou Niane is an ELT Teacher and Teacher Trainer at the Regional Centre of Teacher Training in Diourbel, Senegal. He has obtained two Masters Degrees from Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar and is registered for a PhD. He has been teaching Legal English in the Department of Law at Alioune Diop University of Bambey, Diourbel, Senegal. He has been providing  professional development support to 285 ELT teachers in Senegal through workshops and class visits. He has conducted a project on gender based violence funded by the US. Department. He has been working with the British Council, Senegal on the English Connects Program. Currently, he is the president of the Association of Teachers of English in Senegal.