Speakers

Keynote Speaker

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Dr. YiShan Lea

YiShan Lea is a professor of Teacher Education in Bilingual Education and Teaching English Language Learners at Central Washington University, U.S.A. Her research is inter-disciplinary and engages in Latina and Caribbean area studies. Her work, informed by Critical and Freirean Pedagogies, investigates lived experiences and human conditions in those geopolitical cultural communities.

Presentation Title: The trend of transnational migration in relation to education, society and pedagogy.

Her research is inter-disciplinary and engages in Latina and Caribbean area studies. Her work, informed by Critical and Freirean Pedagogies, investigates lived experiences and human conditions in those geopolitical cultural communities.    

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Dr. Vered Shomron

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Vered Shomron Ph.D, is a lecturer and pedagogical instructor at the Kibbutzim College of education, Tel -Aviv. Her specialization is in the field of special education and learning strategies for adolescents with learning disabilities. Areas of interest are psychological resilience, teachers’ sense of competence and online learning. Her doctoral thesis focused on quality mediation between parents and their children.

Mr. Oratilwe Penwell Mokoena

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He is a Lecturer and PhD Candidate in the Department of Statistical Sciences at the Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University in Ga-Rankuwa Township in Pretoria, South Africa. Mr. Mokoena teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students in the department. He also coordinates and supervises academic projects and advanced studies from BSc Honours levels to MSc. He further collaborates with various departments within the university and external to the university (i.e. Tshwane Department of Health, Itsoseng Combine Secondary school, Micha Kgasi High School) as a Statistician in research reports and manuscripts write up and mathematics teaching. Area of interests: Mathematics, Statistics, Education, Biostatistics, and Operations Research. Qualifications: MSc in Mathematical Sciences.

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Prof. Sylvia Chong

Associate Professor at the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS)

Presentation Title: Learning analytics as a domain of practice: from numbers to teaching and learning insights

At SUSS she is the principal investigator for several institutional research projects. Her research interests are inter‐disciplinary in nature and include both substantive and methodological approaches. The areas of interest include Beliefs, identity and epistemology (Self‐efficacy ‐ educators & learners; Beliefs about teaching and learning), Evaluation (Instrument development and validation; quantitative analysis & reasoning, qualitative coding & category systems) and Learning analytics (deciphering learning trends and patterns from educational data).
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Mr. Bjørn Salskov

Assistant Lecturer at Dania Business Academy

Presentation Title: Virtual Reality as a Training Tool

He has a master of science in EU law and Business in the EU and a Master in International Business Economics.

He currently holds a position as assistant Lecturer at Dania Business Academy. His research area is new technologies and how they can be applied in both teaching and business.  

He is always interested in improving the possibilities of my students and in particular the students who have less help at home. This is why he is interested in how new technologies can help students with less privileged backgrounds finish college with better grades.

Helena Zitková

Dr. Helena Zitková

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Dr. Helena Zitková, works at the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, University of Pardubice, the Czech Republic. She earned her doctorate in pedagogy. She teaches educational sciences, ELT methodology, and personal and social development. Her primary fields of interest include innovative methods in teaching and learning, teacher training, communication, and assessment. 

YiShan Lea

Prof. YiShan Lea

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YiShan Lea is professor of Bilingual Education and TESL Program, Central Washington University,
Washington, U.S.A. She earned a doctorate in Education from the program of Curriculum and
Instruction with an emphasis in Teaching English as Second Language from Boise State
University, Idaho, U.S.A. Her research interests include teacher education, Critical and Freirean
Pedagogies, Indigenous cultures and education.

Anat Shoseyov

Dr. Anat Shoseyov

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She is an English lecturer and head of the EAP (English for Academic Purposes) unit at Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee. Her primary goal is promoting the practice of speaking in EFL. As a former school teacher and pedagogical advisor for English teachers, the search for pragmatic methods led
her to conceive the theory of practicing EFL outdoors.

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Caterina Bembich

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Presentation Title: Innovative practices to promote wellbeing and participation at school: research and teacher training

Caterina Bembich is Researcher at the University of Trieste, where she teaches “Experimental Pedagogy” and “Tools and techniques of educational research”. Her main research themes focus, in particular, on: risk and protection factors in vulnerable educational contexts; inclusive processes addressed through innovative methodologies; educational approaches to promote scientific reasoning in children. Among his publications: Bembich C. (2022). Developing inclusive learning communities through participation and relationship In Giornale Italiano di Educazione alla Salute, Sport e Didattica Inclusiva, V. 5, N. 4, ISSN: 2532-3296; with Paolo Sorzio (2020). “La ricerca empirica in educazione. Prospettive per educatori socio-pedagogici e di nido”. Roma: Carocci [Doing research in educational settings. Perspectives for social pedagogists and Early Years educators].

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Ozcan Gulacar

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Presentation Title: The Influence of Socio-scientific Discussions Around Sustainability Topics on Chemistry Students’ Perception of Science Relevancy

He holds a Master of Science in Physical Chemistry and a Doctor of Philosophy in Science Education. In his current position, he primarily instructs General Chemistry and first-year seminars to introduce undergraduates to chemistry education research and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. His primary research interests include investigating interactions between cognitive and affective domains in the context of socio-scientific issues, sustainability, problem-solving, and knowledge structures. In addition to teaching and conducting research, he has designed and organized workshops on the implementation of social constructivist methods and the effective use of technological tools in science classrooms for professors and high school teachers.

Dr. Bader Alharbi

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Alharbi is an accomplished academic and researcher in the field of Applied Linguistics. He currently serves as an Associate Professor and Vice Dean for Quality at the Development and Quality Deanship at Qassim University in Buraydah, Saudi Arabia, a position he has held since 2017. Dr. Alharbi received his Bachelor’s degree in English Language from Qassim University and went on to complete his Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics at Sussex University in the UK in 2007. He then obtained his second Master’s degree in Educational Research from Exeter University in the UK in 2008, and later completed his Ph.D. studies in linguistics at the same institution from 2008-2012. Dr. Alharbi’s research interests include lexicography, dictionary use strategies, language learning strategies, mobile-assisted language learning (MALL), and blended learning. He has conducted extensive research on the use of dictionaries by Saudi EFL learners and has contributed significantly to the field of Applied Linguistics through his publications and presentations at conferences. Dr. Alharbi is a dedicated educator and researcher, and his work has been recognized and appreciated by his peers and colleagues in the field.

Elisabeth Neiada

Mrs. Elisabeth Neiada

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Elisabeth Neiada is an administrator in an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) school in Athens, Greece. She is also a PhD candidate in Education at the University of Bath, UK. Her research explores parental engagement and family-school relationships in the IBDP of three schools in Greece.    

Barbara Łukaszewicz

Dr. Barbara Łukaszewicz

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Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Polish Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland. Main areas of scientific and professional interest: methodology of teaching Polish language and culture as foreign ones, developing (inter)cultural competence, cultural linguistics. She is the author of the book “Emotions – Culture – Language. Expressing Negative Emotions in Polish Glottodidactics”, workbook and exercise book for learning Polish as a foreign language and around 20 research papers.

Dr. Obead Mozel O. Alharbi

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Alharbi is a Mathematics Education professor at the College of Education, Qassim University, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Alharbi has served as the Vice Dean for Student Affairs at the College of Business Administration in Ar Rass and as a member of the Standing Committee for Technical Education Affairs and the Standing Committee for Student Clubs Supervisors at Qassim University. Dr. Alharbi’s research interests include designing and building new models for curricula and courses in both primary and higher education. He also designs a research map for educational research in the field of Mathematics Education, experiments with modern teaching methods based on learning theories in psychology and employs them in developing Mathematics teacher training programs at the College of Education. Additionally, he aims to achieve international standards in Mathematics Education and test the application of modern global trends in Mathematics curricula and teaching methods.

Sylvia Chong

Dr. Sylvia Chong

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Sylvia Chong is an Associate Professor with Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS). At SUSS she is the principal investigator for several research projects. Her research interests are inter‐disciplinary in nature and include both substantive and methodological approaches. He areas of interest include Beliefs, identity, and epistemology (beliefs about teaching and learning), Evaluation (quantitative analysis & reasoning, qualitative coding & category systems) and Learning analytics (deciphering learning trends and patterns).

David Rosenstein

Mr. David Rosenstein

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David Rosenstein is the retired EFL chairperson from Ben-Gurion University, Israel. He has taught foreign languages for more than 40 years at several levels and in several countries, including the US, Tunisia, Taiwan, China, and Israel, and has published four books on language learning.

Dorela Kaҫauni

Dr. Dorela Kaҫauni

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Dorela Kaҫauni is an English professor at the Department of Foreign Languages in the Faculty of Education and Philology at “Fan S. Noli” University in Korça, Albania. She graduated her Master of Science Degree in 2011 in the Faculty of Foreign Languages at Tirana University. Later, in 2016 she finished her Ph.D. studies in the Faculty of Foreign Languages at Tirana University in Didactics. Her interests mainly focus in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Psycholinguistics and Academic Writing.  

Wendy Setlalentoa

Prof. Wendy Setlalentoa

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Wendy Setlalentoa is the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at the Central University of Technology, Free State in South Africa.

Tony Minotti

Assoc. Tony Minotti

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Tony Minotti is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Childhood Education at Osaka Shoin Women’s University in Osaka Japan. Tony Minotti is an English teacher who teaches to Japanese students who would like to become educators in the Japanese school system in the future. His main areas of interest are English language education and early childhood education.

Irine Abdaladze

Ms. Irine Abdaladze

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Irine Abdaladze is a Director of Kutaisi N 45 Public School (for Deaf children) in Georgia. She is also
certified Trainer, Expert of Inclusive education of TPDC. Irine is a Master in Physics and Mathematics.
Also, she has a diploma of Surdo-Teacher Corrective-pedagogics. She supports schools in developing
inclusive school curricula and her teaching interests focus on students’ equitable access to education.
She was Three times awarded with Certificate from the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia for
promoting inclusive education projects and active participation in community activities.

Lorraine Conlon

Ms. Lorraine Conlon

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Lorraine Murphy lectures Business Law, Company Law and Legal Professional Skills at ATU Sligo, Ireland. Qualified Solicitor since 2001, Tutor with Law Society of Ireland, and graduate of LLM in Advanced Legal Practice from Northumbria University.  Joint Programme Chair (Law and Business). Interests include Continuous Professional Development (CPD), progression pathways in Education and Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

Gergő Vida

Mr. Gergő Vida

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Gergő Vida is a researcher and associate professor at the University of Sopron, and the head of the teacher training programme for special educational needs teachers. His main research interest is the diagnostic approach to learning disabilities. He uses qualitative methodological tools. His latest book, which outlines a new diagnostic model, is about to be published

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Dr. Diane M. Bender

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She is an Associate Professor in the Interior Design program at Arizona State University. Dr. Bender’s research focuses on the use of technology in design practice and education.

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Dr. Tran Hoang Nam

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Dr. Tran Hoang Nam holds MD degree from Bulgaria and PhD degree in Medical Science from Japan. He is currently teaching and doing research at Research Center for Higher Education, Tokushima University, Japan. His research interests include health and medicine, language learning, multiculturality, globalization of higher education.

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Dr. Edita Slunjski

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Edita Slunjski is a professor at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb, Croatia. She is the head of the postgraduate doctoral (PhD) studies in pedagogy at the Department of Pedagogy and the president of the Croatian Pedagogical Society. She is the author of about one hundred scientific and professional papers and 25 books. 

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Ms. Jihee Seo

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Seo, Jihee acquired a certificate as an elementary school teacher at the Gyeong-In National University of Education and worked at an elementary school in Korea for 6 years. Currently, she is doing her Master program in educational administration at Seoul National University. Her research interests are in school culture/climate, teacher leadership, teacher preparation for multi-culture and grounded theory.

Maria Dumitrescu

Ms. Maria Dumitrescu

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Holding a BA in languages and literatures, a BEd and a MA in applied linguistics from the University of Bucharest, Maria Dumitrescu is a retired teacher who has been providing professional development and training sessions to organisations like the University of Calgary, Alberta Teachers Association (ATA) and Alberta Teachers of English as a Second Language (ATESL) association, in Canada, for the past 13 years.  Her webinars and courses integrate elements of multiple learning styles, multiple intelligences, emotional intelligence, communication strategies, and intercultural communication into the lesson planning for adult education as well as young learners.

An experienced researcher, with almost 3 decades of teaching experience, Maria has been preparing curricula and teaching materials for different levels and programs in the fields of literacy, business communication and English for international students.  Her research projects focus on integrating aspects of the multiple intelligences theory and the multiple learning styles in teacher training programs. She is currently running her teacher training company established in 2018.

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Ms. Suyeon Park

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Suyeon Park graduated from Seoul National University of Education with a major in elementary education and obtained a certificate as an elementary school teacher. She had worked at elementary schools in Seoul, South Korea for 8 years. Currently, she is doing her master’s program in educational administration at Seoul National University. Her research interests are in educational policies, teacher education, professional learning communities, and mixed methods.

Suji Lee

Ms. Suji Lee

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Suji Lee completed the teaching license certification in math from the University of Minnesota, twin cities. She worked at middle and high schools in the United States and South Korea. She experienced the differences between the two countries in school organization processes, teacher culture, and educational policies. Currently, she is doing her Ph.D. program in educational administration at Seoul National University. Her research interests are in teacher leadership, professional learning communities, school culture/climate and mixed methods.

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Dr. Wafia Tihal

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Senior Lecturer at the English department of  Teacher Training College, in Algiers/Algeria. My main research interests are in language learning strategies, mother tongue use in EFL learning contexts, and Content and Language Integrated Learning in Higher Education (ICLHE).

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Dr. Fotis Lazarinis

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Fotis Lazarinis is a high school teacher and a part-time lecturer of information systems at the Hellenic Open University. He has published more than 50 papers in referred journals and conferences related to educational technology, information systems and innovative practices in education. He participates as a researcher and expert in Erasmus+ and other European projects. 

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Dr. Macale Carlo

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Carlo Macale, PhD, is a research fellow at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” and lecturer at other universities. His research fields include work pedagogy, intercultural pedagogy and the history of pedagogy. He is the author of various scientific publications and has participated as presenter at several national and international conferences.

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Dr. Carol Klages

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University of Houston-Victoria, Teacher candidate perceptions of teaching and learning, teaching in the content areas, dyslexia.

Nima Asemani Barekat

Mr. Nima Asemani Barekat

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Nima Asemani Barekat is an Undergraduate Student in the Elementary Education field at Farhangian University since 2019 in Karaj, Iran. Nima specializes in computers and has been in charge of the executive committee of two university festivals and also the secretary of the university association in the comparative education field. He is passionate about research in primary education and active learning methods such as play-based methods.

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Dr. Letitia Basford

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Letitia Basford is a Professor in the School of Education & Leadership at Hamline University and the Faculty Director of the Hamline’s Center for Teaching and Learning.  Her teaching and research interests focus on students’ equitable access to education, with a focus on culturally responsive and restorative school practices.  Her research spans from capturing the experiences of Somali and Hmong youth in culturally specific charter schools, to documenting a family’s experience school-to-prison-pipeline, to investigating how schools are working to prevent that pipeline through culturally sustaining practices. Her work has been published in the Review of Research in Education, Journal of School Choice, as well as in the books Proud to be Different: Ethnocentric Niche Charter Schools in the U.S., Six Lenses for Anti-Oppressive Education, and From Education to Incarceration: Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline.

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Dr. Subrata Saha

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Dr. Subrata Saha (M.Sc, Ph.D., M.Ed., PGDEMA, SLET, GATE) has
numerous years of teaching experience at the College level as both Assistant
professor and guest faculty. Presently, he is working as an Assistant Professor in
Bhavan’s Tripura Teacher Training College, Anandanagar, Tripura, India. Dr.
Saha is the author of the research-level book titled "Some Generalized
Sequence Spaces of Interval Numbers" and published several research articles
in national and international published edited books. To date he has 14 research
publications including Scopus publications and participated and presented his
research work in more than 25 international, national conferences, workshops
and Faculty Development Programmes. The latest award conferred on him is by
an organization ‘Foxclues’ based in India and the award is entitled “India
Prime Teachers award 2021”.

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Dr. Joana Taçi

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Lecturer of Linguistics, Text Linguistics and Sociolinguistics at the English Language School of
“Eqrem Çabej” University of Gjirokaster, Albania.
A committed researcher in the field of Generative Linguistics and its application in Albanian language studies. Focused and interested, as well, in the methodologies of English teaching as a
Second or Foreign language.

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Dr. Katarzyna Cieplińska

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Assistant lecturer at Chair of Applied Linguistics, University of Warmia and Mazury in
Olsztyn, Poland. Since 2003 sworn translator of the English language. She conducted
scientific research in cooperation with the Archives of Polish Emigration in Poland and the
"Jerzy Peterkiewicz Educational Foundation" in London, which resulted in publications
connected with British literature and culture, as well as the reception of Polish literature in the
world. Linguistics in business is the study program that she currently teaches, therefore
teaching specialist and literary translations is within the area of her professional interests.

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Dr. Dian Damayanti

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Dr. Dian Damayanti is a Head of the Global Division of International Education and researcher at the Ilomata Foundation and the Institute of Social Sciences and Management STIAMI at Dki Jakarta, Indonesia. She has been awarded many Certificates of Appreciations for her outstanding accomplishments in various programs and positions. She is also a valued scholar member of the editorial board/review committee/ 38th IBIMA Conference: 3-4 November 2021, Seville, Spain, expert panel of several research journals and conferences, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Economy and management engineering and EAI publisher.

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Dr. Marina Milić Babić

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Marina Milić Babić, working as an Associate Professor on University of Zagreb – Faculty of Law, Social Work Study Centre. She teaching students and conducting
research and publishing papers in field of counseling, human rights and social work,
disability, Alzheimer strategies to support family higher education, interdisciplinary
cooperation, local community,

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Miss. Nurmukan Diana

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Nurmukan Diana is a bachelor at the K.Zhubanov Aktobe Regional University.
Her research interests are related to the Education, Psychology, Art history.
Sagimbayev Adilgali is a PhD at the K.Zhubanov Aktobe Regional University .
His research interests include Education, Teaching, Psychology, Art history and
Engineering graphics. He participated in international and scientific conferences.

Mrs. Danica Vlajic

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Danica Vlajic – MA of psychology, working as a psychologist at “SAVA” online school for
Serbian language, culture and tradition. Currently undergoing an education of Accredited
Training (CTA) in Transactional Analysis psychotherapy.

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Mrs. Indu. K. Mathew

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Indu K Mathew, is a postgraduate in Botany and Education. She has been working as the principal of Malabar B.Ed Training College, Kannur, Kerala, since 2012. She is also doing research work under the guidance of Dr. S. Malathi, Directorate of Education, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu. She has published a bunch of chapters in various publications under the guidance of my guide. She, as a teacher educator, conducted many workshops in the field of education.

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Dr. Caterina Bembich

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Caterina Bembich is Researcher at University of Trieste, where she teaches “Experimental Pedagogy” and “Tools and techniques of educational research”. Her main research topics focus on risk and protection factors in vulnerable educational contexts; on inclusive processes addressed through innovative methodologies. 

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Mr. Bjørn Salskov

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He has a master of science in EU law and Business in the EU and a Master in International Business Economics. He currently hold a position as assistant Lecturer at Dania Business Academy. His research area is new technologies and how they can be applied in both teaching and business.  

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Ms. Fadoua Govaerts

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She is  PhD candidate at the University of Bath, in the Department of Education. Her  doctoral research project explores the experience of home-educated adolescents, using participatory research methods, allowing my participants to be researchers. She has almost 20 years of experience in the education sector, teaching in primary, secondary and higher education, whilst home educating my own children.

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