Staff profile - Dr Rumjaun

School of Science

           Dr Rumjaun Bhai Anwar (Head of Departments)

              Area(s) of specialisation: 

    •   Science and Biology Education and ESD

              Responsibilities :
    •  Head of School of Science and Mathematics,
    • Coordinator for Cohort 3 of Doctoral Programme (UKZN and MIE)

             Research interest(s):
    • Teacher Development
    • Education for Sustainability
    • Policy Responses to Science Education 

    List of Books

    1. A. Rumjaun and F. Narod (In Press). Social Learning Theory in Science-Theories and Applications of Science Teaching Strategies to Science Education in Theory and Practice. Springer.

    2. A. Rumjaun. Education visit in Science Education (2017). An International Comprehensive Course Companion, Sense Publishers, Rotterdam/Boston/Taipei..

    3. A Rumjaun, R Bissoonauth and R Bholah, 2014. Biology Textbook for Form 3,

    Editions de L’Ocean Indien.

    4. Y. Ramma, A Rumjaun, R Bholah, F Narod and M Cyparsade. 2013. Science

    Textbook Form 2, Editions de L’Ocean Indien.

    5. Y. Ramma, A Rumjaun, R Bholah, F Narod and M Cyparsade, 2011. Science

    Textbook, Form 1, Editions de L’Ocean Indien.

    Lists of Articles and Technical Reports/Papers

    1. Sushita Gokool-Ramdoo and Anwar Rumjaun (2017). Education for sustainable development: Connecting the dots for sustainability. Journal of Learning for Development, Commonwealth of Learning. Volume IV No. 1. Available:

    2. Anwar Rumjaun and Shepherd Urenje (2017). Transforming Teacher Education for the 21st Century: Developing Relevant Competences for a Changing World. Journal of Modern Education Review, Vol 7, No. 7, 2017

    3. A Rumjaun, 2014. Intégration de la problématique du changement climatique dans un programme de formation des enseignants : une démarche participative. 5e ouvrage collectif du RIFEFF, La francophonie universitaire en question, Bibliothèques et Archives, Canada.

    4. A Rumjaun, 2013. Education for sustainable development at school level in Mauritius. A situational analysis, Proceedings of the 7th WEEC, 9-14 June 2013, Morocco.

    5. A. Rumjaun et al, 2013. Experiences in sub-Saharan Africa with GM crop risk communication. Outcome of a workshop. GM Crops and Food: Biotechnology in Agriculture and the Food Chain 4:1, 1-9; January/February/March 2013; © 2013 Landes Bioscience.

    6. Gokool-Ramdoo S., Rumjaun A., Bholah R., 2012: Instructional Approach to Environmental Literacy, MIE, ADEA.

    7. A. Rumjaun et al., 2011. Situational analysis of education for sustainable development at school level in Mauritius, UNESCO, Paris.

    8. Rumjaun Anwar, 2009: Integrating HIV/AIDS related issues in the lower secondary curriculum to enhance sustainability. A case study in the Mauritian secondary schools. Proceedings of 2nd International Conference in education, Education for Democracy, Citizenship and Sustainability in Small Island States and Countries of the Indian Ocean, 15-18 April 2009.

    9. Rumjaun Anwar, 2009 : Intégration de la problématique du sida dans le curriculum du secondaire par une approche résolution de problème, Colloque International «  Politique de santé dans la zone sud ouest de l’océan indien : état de lieux, valeurs et enjeux », Université de la Réunion, juin 2009, Azalés Editions, La Réunion.

    10. Rumjaun A. et al., Impact study of the ARPEGE project in Mauritius, 2009, Technical Report, Indian Ocean Commission.

    11. Rumjaun Anwar, 2009: Empowering Teachers of Lower Secondary Schools to address HIV & AIDS related issues with their pupils in class using an integrated approach. A project funded by the Corporate Social Responsibility Scheme of Rogers & Co. Ltd., Mauritius (2008-2009).

    12. Rumjaun A. (2005) La Pédagogie par Projet en Version CD-Rom.

    13. Rumjaun A. et al. (2005) Malle d’Outils Pédagogiques in Environmental Education.

    14. Rumjaun Anwar, Biodiversity , Curriculum Unit, MIE-IGNOU Materials, 2005.

    15. Rumjaun, A. et al. (2003) Impact Evaluation of MIE Teacher Education  Programmes.

    16. Rumjaun, A. et al. (2001) Environmental Education Policy.

    17. Rumjaun, A., Jahier, J., Trottet, M. and Lapierre, H. (1996).   Identification of a potential source of resistance to soil borne wheat mosaic virus in Triticeae.  Journal Phytopathology, 144, 135 - 138.

    18. Rumjaun A. 1993. Contribution à l’étude du virus de la mosaique du blé : Mecanisme et source de résistance ; Thèse de Doctorat de l’université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI.

    19. Rumjaun, A. and Lapierre, H. (1992).  Resistance to soil borne wheat mosaic virus is due to inhibition of an upward movement of the virus in soft winter wheat cultivars tested and could be independent of its vector (Polymyxa graminis) (Abstr.). Phytopathology 82: 1087.