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Dr Biljana Savikj

Second language socialisation of immigrant background children; social networks
Dr Biljana Savikj

Postdoctoral Researcher

(Language) Education Policy

Sociology of Language/Education (Pierre Bourdieu)

Multilingualism in Schools and Communities

Heritage Language Education

Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment for educational achievement of learners with diverse backgrounds

Departments and Institutes

Faculty of Education:
Academic Supervisor

Research Interests

I am interested in research which aims to understand the impact of educational policies, curriculum design, assessment, teacher education and teaching practices for educational achievement of learners with diverse social, cultural and linguistic backgrounds.


  • Language acquisition
  • Second language education
  • Multilingualism
  • Language teacher education
  • Education