Guest speakers

PhD in Philosophy and Educational Sciences from the University of Santiago de Compostela. University Professor in the Department of Didactics, School Organisation and Research Methods at the University of Vigo. Her lines of research focus on the design and evaluation of innovative educational programmes in school and community contexts.
Her collaborations in international conferences and symposiums are important, as well as her numerous publications in educational and health journals indexed in prestigious databases and with high impact index among them: Interface, Educaçao & Sociedade, Ciencia & Saude Coletiva in the Portuguese-speaking world or Perceptual and Motor Skills, The International Journal of Learning, Higher Education in Europe, Psichological Reports, International Review of Education in the English-speaking world or the Revista de Educación or Revista Española de Salud Pública in the Spanish world, to mention some of the most representative ones.

Associate Professor of Experimental Pedagogy at the Department of Education, Languages, Interculture, Literatures and Psychology of the University of Florence (Italy) where he teaches Experimental Pedagogy, Theories of Instructional Design and Assessment Methods, Evaluation and Self-Evaluation of Educational Institutions. Her research focuses on quantitative and qualitative methods of educational research, dropout and dropout prevention, school curriculum and personalisation of learning, assessment, certification of achievement and social inclusion, school self-evaluation and quality assurance. He has participated in several local, national and international research projects funded by the Italian Ministry of Education, Unesco and the European Union. He is the author of several books and numerous articles in the field of teaching and learning by competences, head teacher and teacher training, formative assessment and social development, organisational learning and evaluation. He is a member of the Italian Society of Pedagogy (SIPED), the Italian Society for Educational Research (SIRD) and the Scientific Council of the CRESPI Research Centre.

is a Professor of Education at Providence College. She has a Ph.D in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Northwestern University, with professional training in Learning Disabilities. Dr. Hauerwas teaches courses in the undergraduate elementary special education program and chairs the department’s study abroad committee which developed and now overseas two customized teacher-abroad semesters in Florence, Italy and Belfast, Northern Ireland.

In 2013, she was the Faculty-in-Residence in the Florence program and since then has researched the impact of international teaching experiences on future teachers as well as the host community’s students and cooperating teachers. Dr. Hauerwas’ other research projects focus on language and learning, particularly for emergent bilinguals and those with reading/spelling disabilities and the implementation of Response to Intervention policies.  Dr. Hauerwas has partnered with the iEARN Future Teacher project for several years to bring virtual exchange opportunities of intercultural communication and global learning to her students locally — both in first year education classes and in Global Education seminars.   In 2018 she was named a Longview Foundation Global Teacher Educator fellow, and in 2020 a Global Teacher Education mentor.  A mixed-method scholar she recently published an article Glocality, Reflexivity, Interculturality, and Worldmaking: A Framework for Critical Global Teaching in the Journal of Research in Childhood Education.

Doctor in Pedagogy from the University of Seville. Professor at the University of Seville, assigned to the
Faculty of Educational Sciences in the Department of Didactics and Educational Organisation. He is
member of the Didactic Research Group (GID): Technological and Qualitative Analysis. Group code
of the Consejería de Educación de la Junta de Andalucía: HUM-0390. Member of EDUTEC.
He has participated in numerous research projects related to the subject of New Technologies applied to Education.
Applied to Education. His teaching and research experience has revolved around the aforementioned topic.
above mentioned.
He has participated in numerous postgraduate courses, both national and international, giving
teaching related to technologies and new technologies applied to education. She has also
published numerous books and book chapters both alone and with other authors, as well as numerous articles published in a wide variety of journals.
numerous articles published in a wide variety of national and international journals.

University Professor in the Department of Didactics and Educational Research. PhD in Psychology and PhD in Information Sciences. With teaching responsibilities in Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees and with research responsibilities as director of doctoral theses and as director of the Research Group for Education in Diversity and the University Study Centre for Education in Diversity. She has been Dean of the Faculty of Education for eight years obtaining the seal of quality and good practices with European reference +300 EFQM.
Her publications are linked to areas related to disability, welfare and quality of life and educational inclusion, as well as teacher training, professional development and institutional evaluation, such as those published in international journals, including the International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, International Journal of Special Education, Journal of Personnel Evaluation in Education, Heliyon, International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Research in Learning Technology, or the prestigious Interactive Learning Environments. He has also published his research in national journals such as Enseñanza, Bordón, Revista de Enseñanza Universitaria, Educación XXI, Revista de Educación, Aula Abierta, Fuentes, among others. His most important books have been published by prestigious publishers such as Pirámide, Síntesis, McGraw-Hill or Pearson-Prentice Hall. He has obtained national and international awards and mentions and co-directed the international scientific journal: International Journal of University Teaching and Faculty Development.
She has directed competitive funded research projects addressing areas related to inclusion and interculturality and teacher professional development, being regional, national or European Economic Community projects such as the current one she is directing under the Eramus + KA2 call. He has participated in the edition of books of international diffusion such as the Handbook of Lifelong Learning Developments or Faculty Reflextions: Professional Involvement in Online Campus Scenarios. He has supervised doctoral theses and coordinated Inter-University Doctoral Programmes. He has given training courses in different autonomous communities both in the form of specialisation courses and as experts and master’s degree courses, both face-to-face and online. She has given invited lectures at international conferences in different parts of Europe and America. She has been asked to form part of national and international committees for the evaluation of research and innovation projects, articles in prestigious journals and for the assessment and evaluation of the quality of university degrees and centres.