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.

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Prof Dr. Maria de Fátima Goulão

Prof Dr. Maria de Fátima Goulão is an assistant professor at Universidade Aberta. She graduated in Educational Psychology from Higher Institute of Applied Psychology in Lisbon, in 1994 She made, also, a Phd in Sciences Education, specialization in Adult Education from the Universidade Aberta, Lisbon, in 2002. She was Vice-President of Scientific Council at Universidade Aberta (Lisbon, Portugal) and Director of the Department of Social Sciences and Politics. She was the coordinator for the Training Course on Service, at Universidade Aberta, for secondary school teachers. She was, also, member of the Coordinating Council of the Department. She is member of the Department of Education and Distance Learning, of the Unit for Research and Development in Education and Training, Distance Learning Lab.

She is member of the scientific committee of the Ph.D. in Education – Specialization Education and Interculturality. She participated in several, national and international, Seminars and Congress’ where she presented works in the extent of distance education, application of ICT to the teaching and learning process, students support on online learning.
Nowadays, she continues to develop investigation in the areas mentioned previously. Her Area of Expertise is self-regulated learning on online learning, self-efficacy and calibration, distance education, adults education.

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Dr. Eyal Eckhaus

Dr. Eyal Eckhaus is a senior lecturer at the department of economics & business administration, Ariel University. He received his Ph.D. in management from Bar-Ilan University. His main research interests focus on data mining, happiness, and education. He is also a data scientist and developed content analysis software tools for research.

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Dr. Paweł Poszytek

Dr. Paweł Poszytek, PhD – General Director of the Polish National Agency of Erasmus+ Programme. Member of several working groups by the European Commission and the Ministry of National Education of the Republic of Poland, coordinator of the Country profile Project implemented by the Council of Europe.

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Dr. Antonio Nevescanin

Dr. Antonio Nevescanin has a Bachelor’s degree in architecture and urban planning and finished at University of Split, in Croatia. He has a Masters degree and Ph.D. obtained at the Lodz University of Technology.

He is Currently working as an assistant professor at the Department of History of Architecture, Heritage Conservation, and Urban Regeneration at the Institute of Architecture and Urban Planning, Lodz University of Technology. Also, working as a practicing architect at the NOW architecture office in Lodz.

Main areas of interest are urban regeneration, 20th century architectural heritage and student education in the architecture field.

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Dr. Julie Lirot

Dr. Julie Lirot is the Assistant Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity at Johns Hopkins University. Prior to her work as assistant director, she was the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Program Design and Student mentoring in the office and a lecturer in Latin American literature and Spanish language at Hopkins. She received her PhD in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Literature and Culture from the University of Arizona.

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Mrs. Jadwiga Fila

Mrs. Jadwiga Fila, MA, Master of sociology at Jagiellonian University, where she specialized in social research and data analysis. Chief researcher at the Foundation for the Development of the Education System in Poland – Polish National Agency of the Erasmus+ Programme and European Solidarity Corps, specializes in educational research, mainly in the area of higher education and international mobility.

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Mr. Mateusz Jeżowski

Mr. Mateusz Jeżowski – head of the Research and Analysis Department of the Polish national Agency of Erasmus+, Expert at the European Knowledge Centre for Youth Policy of the Council of Europe and Youth Wiki National Correspondent. PhD candidate in Sociology. His research interest include: youth policy, formal, non-formal and informal education and university-industry relations.

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Mr. Theophilus Adedokun

Mr. Theophilus Adedokun is a Ph.D. candidate at the Durban University of Technology. He is a multidisciplinary researcher. His area of interest is Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) and a special focus on instructional technology for African indigenous languages on which he has several publications in reputable international DHET accredited journals. He holds a Master in Language Practice from the Durban University of Technology in 2020 and in the same year was awarded the Top Published Master student of the year in his faculty. He also holds an Honours degree in Language and Media and a Bachelor of Education (English Language) from the University of Kwazulu-Natal and Obafemi Awolowo University respectively. Theophilus currently serves as a Research Administrator in the Research and Postgraduate Support Directorate at the Durban University of Technology, South Africa.

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Mr. Andrew Warrick

Mr. Andrew Warrick is an English Teacher at Rikkyo University in Tokyo, Japan. He earned his M.A. in Sociology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in2010, and has been teaching English in Japan since 2007. His research interests include cognitive overload, CALL, WTC, and curriculum design. He has been a member of the Japan Association of Language Teaching since 2019.