Highlighted Speakers

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Dr. Lucia Fraga-Vinas

Dr. Lucia Fraga-Vinas is a hired researcher at University of A Coruña (UDC), a professor at UNED. She is currently a visiting researcher at Universidade do Minho where she is doing a post-doctoral programme as part of the Spanish Government’s Excellence Scholarship “Margarita Salas” she obtained. She is a member of the research group DILEC (UDC) and CIEd (UMinho). Areas of research: TEFL, assessment, rubrics, CEFR, and plurilingualism.

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Dr. Adam Haisraeli

Dr. Adam Haisraeli is the head of the Department of Education at Kibbutzim College of Education and a lecturer in the School of Education at Tel Aviv University. He was a postdoc fellow in Mofet Institute. His fields of research are inequality, ethnicity and class, pedagogical innovation in schools and parent–teacher relations.

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Prof. Dr. Noelia Mª Galán-Rodríguez

Prof. Dr. Noelia Mª Galán-Rodríguez is a professor at the Faculty of Education (Universidade da Coruña, UDC) where she teaches Foreign Language Teaching and Methodologies courses. She is also a member of the research group DILEC (UDC). Her research interests are affective and cognitive factors in FL learning, plurilingualism, intertextuality, transmedia narratives and popular culture.

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Dr. Grace Agbede

Dr. Grace Agbede is a postdoctoral fellow affiliated with the Transformation through Arts and Design Research Focus Group at the Durban University of Technology, South Africa. She holds a doctorate and master’s degrees from the Durban University of Technology in 2016 and 2019 respectively where she majored in Language Practice and a BA(Hons) in English from Babcock University. Agbede’s areas of research interests include visual discourse; stylistics; discourse and communication; marketing discourse; and sociocommunication. At present, her research projects include areas of higher education, research management, language and communication with a focus on mass media and society. Her latest publication is on “Research management in higher education institutions: Uncharted challenges and solutions.