Md Al Amin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English and Humanities at BRAC University. He teaches Applied Linguistics and ELT related courses and supervises thesis students. He has a strong interest in researching English teaching in Bangladesh, especially language teaching methodologies, English teacher education, and high-stakes examinations. His current research is exploring probability, forms, mechanisms and impact of the inclusion of oral English test at the secondary and higher secondary level.
He completed his PhD in 2017 from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. His doctoral study explored and analysed various forces that shape English language teaching in Bangladesh. He has presented his research in various international conferences including European Conference on Educational Research, Australian Association for Research in Education conference and Malaysian English Language Teaching Association Conference.
Prior to joining at BRAC University, he worked as a tutor and teaching assistant at the College of Education, University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He has taught in several countries, including United Kingdom and New Zealand, and at various levels including school and university. At University he has taught undergraduate courses, specialist international courses and co-supervised doctoral study. He was a lecturer, City and Guild examiner and a centre manager at the Training Connect in the United Kingdom which offers English language courses and citizenship courses for immigrants.