Martin Brown is research director and internationalisation co-ordinator at EQI – The Centre for Evaluation, Quality and Inspection, School of Policy and Practice, DCU Institute of Education in Ireland. He is an elected faculty member of the Centre for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign. He gained his PhD in Educational Evaluation and comparative Education Studies from DCU. He is the inaugural recipient of the John Coolahan SCOTENS award for research into Teacher Education, North and South.
He has published widely in the field of migration studies and educational evaluation, is an expert evaluator for the European Commission, advisor to the Teaching Council of Ireland and is the project coordinator and principal investigator for various transnational projects such as Erasmus+ Supporting Culturally Responsive Leadership and Evaluation in Schools (CRELES); Erasmus+ Distributed Evaluation and Planning in Schools (DEAPS); Erasmus+ Supervising schools in the 21st Century; SCOTENS Initial Teacher Education Students Readiness and Practice (RAP) to teach and learn in a digital world; Sharing the impact of shaped professional learning networks in challenging times