Dr Momodou Sallah

Job: Reader in Globalisation and Global Youth Work

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Applied Social Sciences

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE 1 9BH.

T: +44 (0)116 257 7088

E: msallah@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk/hls

Social Media: https://jcss.our.dmu.ac.uk/


Personal profile

  • Cultural competency
  • Global Youth Work
  • Youth participation/involvement
  • Diversity Issues
  • Black young people
  • Young Muslims
  • Globalisation
  • Youth and community development.

Research interests/expertise

  • Cultural competence
  • Diversity
  • Work with minorities
  • Global youth work
  • Black young people
  • Young Muslims
  • Participatory research methodologies

Areas of teaching

  • Theory and Practice Youth Work – MA Youth and Community Development, De Montfort University – Module Leader
  • Theory and Practice of Community Development - MA Youth and Community Development, De Montfort University - Module Leader
  • Global Issues in Youth and Community Work - MA Youth and Community Development, De Montfort University - Module Leader
  • Globalisation and Global Youth Work (level 3) BA Youth and Community Development – De Montfort University - Module Leader
  • Field Practice Visiting Tutor

Honours and awards

  • National Teaching Fellow
  • DMU Teacher Fellow

Membership of external committees

  • National Youth Agency Commission to determine - March 2012
  • “Sufficient Offer” of local provision for services for young people
  • SALTO Reference Group on Intercultural Competence - 2010 - 2012
  • Member, Council of Europe Expert Panel on Working - 2009 - 2012
  • With Young People from Disadvantaged Neighbourhoods
  • Member, Black Achievement Forum, LCC - 2009 - 2011
  • Member, Higher Education Academy - 2008- Present

Externally funded research grants information

Global Youth Work in Action
This is a £300,000 project funded by DFID and being delivered by Y Care International that seeks to engage young people around global issues in the UK. I have been commissioned to do the 3 year evaluation component (2010 – 2013).

Guns, Gangs and Knives Project
This project is funded by DFID through its mini-grants scheme and managed by Y Care International to explore how Global Youth Work Methodology can be used to address young people and their involvement in guns, gangs and knives. I have been commissioned to do the 3 year evaluation component (2010 – 2013).

Youth Muslims and Barriers they Face in Accessing Mainstream Services
This project involved over 500 young Muslims between the ages of 13 – 18 as well as key stakeholders, both in the statutory and voluntary sector in Leicester/Leicestershire to explore the range of barriers that affect young Muslim’s participation in mainstream services in 2006. This project is funded by Federation of Muslim Organisations (FMO).

The state of Global Youth Work in British HEIs
This research explored how Global Youth Work is conceptualised and operationalised in 43 of the 50 HEIs that deliver Youth and Community Work qualifications in Britain (2008). Part of a £300,000 DFID funded project delivered by a consortium of voluntary and statutory youth organisations in the East Midlands.

Tackling Inequalities – Consultation with Black Young People in the East of England
A MENTER Project on behalf of GLC to identity inequalities from Black young people’s perspective through consultation events. This research project covered the East of England and focused on the issues affecting Black and Minority Ethnic young people (2009-2010).

African Heritage Muslim Research in Leicester
This research has been commissioned by the Leicester City Council through the African Caribbean Citizens Forum to explore the issues affecting African Heritage Muslims in Leicester using a participatory action research approach (2010).

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