DR JALAL MOHAMMED
Academic, Consultant, Health Management and E-Learning Specialist
ABOUT DR JALAL MOHAMMED
Dr Jalal Mohammed is an award-winning academic, consultant and health management specialist with over 17 years of experience in the education and health sectors. Jalal centres his practice around the learner. His particular interest in creating engaging technology-enhanced learning environments has won teaching excellence awards and international recognition through his role in advising the UNDP Pacific Office on e-Learning.
Jalal is a Senior Lecturer (Above the Bar) at the University of Canterbury. Previously, he was Head of the Department of Public Health at the Auckland University of Technology. He is also an Adjunct Professor with the University of Fiji. He is also an Executive Member of the Aotearoa Fiji Research Collective and founder of the Pacific Online Learning and Teaching Network, a community of practitioners across the Pacific committed to developing online learning and teaching in the region. He has also served on the National Council of the Public Health Association of New Zealand,
Jalal holds a doctoral degree in public health focusing on health systems and several Master’s degrees in Public Health, Education and Business Administration. Dr Mohammed is also an Associate Fellow and Certified Health Manager of the Australasian College of Health Services Management and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Research and Development Society Australasia. He lives in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Get in touch with Dr Mohammed to discuss consultancies, webinars, invited presentations and research collaborations
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A FRAMEWORK FOR DESIGNING TECHNOLOGY-ENHANCED LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS
Dr Mohammed has designed an award-winning Framework for Designing Technology-Enhanced Learning Environments. The Framework is translated into practice through a Template. Dr Mohammed has presented this Framework in a number of international forums and universities.
PACIFIC ONLINE LEARNING & TEACHING NETWORK
Dr Mohammed is the Founder and Convenor of the Pacific Online Learning and Teaching Network, a community of practitioners across the Pacific committed to supporting the online learning and teaching community. The Network meets monthly. Click on the button below to view information, resources and past webinars of the Network.
EXPLORING FOOD RELATED HEALTH AND WELLNESS ISSUES AMONG MIGRANT PASIFIKA AND INDIAN POPULATION GROUPS IN NEW ZEALAND.
Dr Mohammed and Dr Rai are leading a research project on exploring dietary practices, changes therein, of recent Pasifika and Indian migrants and the impact this has on health outcomes. Please get in touch with Dr Mohammed for further information about this research project.
FEATURED PUBLISHED WORK
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A CONTEXT-SPECIFIC APPROACH TO PRIMARY CARE STRENGTHENING IN FIJI
Two separate attempts at decentralising Fiji’s health services, each employing a different strategy, indicate that a context-specific, incremental approach has been more successful than a prescribed approach to reform. This paper book chapter discusses Fiji's context-specific approach to strengthening primary health care.