THE TEAM

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Dr. Javier Vidal

Principal investigator

Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Salamanca and Professor at the University of León  in the area of Research and Diagnostic Methods in Education. His research work focuses on the study of higher education in different areas such as the evaluation of research, institutional evaluation and quality, and the relationship between training and employment. In addition, in these matters he has held management positions at different institutional and government levels. 

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Dra. Camino ferreira

Group member

Professor of the MIDE area of the University of León. Doctor  in Psychology and Educational Sciences (2013). It has three extraordinary end-of-year awards  career, master and doctorate. Its main lines of work are focused on the field of Higher Education and attention to diversity. She is currently coordinator of the Degree in Primary Education. She has participated in several projects financed by the European Commission and collaborated as a consultant with the World Bank. 

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Dr. diego gonzález

Group member

Assistant Professor of the area of Research Methods and Diagnosis in Education (MIDE) at the University of León. He is a Doctor of Educational Psychology and Educational Sciences. His research focuses on school dropout and academic performance during the transition from Primary Education to Secondary Education.  He has received a pre-doctoral contract from the Ministry of Education to carry out his thesis within the University Teacher Training Program (FPU). Collaborates with the Agency for the Quality of the University System of Castilla y León (ACSUCYL), in the evaluation  of master's and doctorate programs and has participated in different national and international projects. It has an extraordinary end-of-degree award (2009).

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alba gonzález

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Assistant Professor of the MIDE area of the University of León and doctoral candidate in the Psychology, Sociology and Philosophy program of the same university. His research focuses on the transition of  Early Childhood Education a  Primary Education, and its influence on the initial and ongoing training of teachers. He is a member of the Education Committee of the Agency for the Quality of the University System of Castilla y León (ACSUCYL), which works on the evaluation  of master's and doctoral programs ..

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Ana Vazquez

Group member

Collaborating professor in the NURSING area of the University of León. She is a nurse and a Social and Cultural Anthropologist. Currently  he is studying for a doctorate in Psychology and Educational Sciences at the University  of Lion. Her main lines of work are focused on the field of nursing teaching, including both innovation  teacher as simulation  clinic  in Health Sciences. She is the coordinator of the CUIDAs teaching innovation group at the University  de León and member  of the National Simulation working group  Clinic  of the Spanish Society of Emergency Medicine  and Emergencies.

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MARÍA FUERTES

Group collaborator

Student of the Doctoral Program in Educational Psychology and Educational Sciences at the University of León. Her line of research focuses on the study of Mediation in educational contexts, through her professional practice as a mediator in conflicts and counselor of educational communities.

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Gerardo Riffo

Group collaborator

Student of the Doctoral Program in Educational Psychology and Educational Sciences at the University of León. Master in Psychology  Clinic  and diploma in Innovation  in Teaching for Education  Higher. His line of research focuses on the study of well-being and satisfaction  vital as mediators of academic performance  in college students. At present he works as a teacher in different universities in Chile.

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Dr. María José Vieira

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Associate Professor at the University of León in the MIDE area. She is currently deputy director of the Department of Psychology, Sociology and Philosophy and coordinator of the Master's Degree in Research in Psychology and Educational Sciences.  She has collaborated as an advisor to the General Directorate of Universities and the European Commission in the Strategy for the Modernization of Higher Education. Your investigation  focusing  in higher education, specifically, in the guidance and support of university students, in the relationship between training and employment, and in the third mission of universities. 

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DR. agustin rodriguez

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Pr ofesor MEASURED assistant doctor in the area of the University of León. He has a degree in educational psychology and a diploma in social work. In 2013 he obtained a doctorate in Psychology and Educational Sciences. During the last years he has carried out teaching activity as associate professor in the MIDE area of the Faculty of Education and in the School of Social Work attached to said University. His main lines of research and work are focused on higher education and educational quality. He has participated in several projects funded by the European Commission.

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Dr. ana rosa arias

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Doctor in Psychology and Educational Sciences and Contracted Professor Doctor from the University of León in the Area of Didactics and School Organization.  She is currently the Director of the Department of General, Specific and Educational Theory Didactics. His research work focuses on inclusive education, teacher training, quality of education and teaching innovation methodologies.  He has participated in several projects funded by the European Commission related to virtual teaching and learning by competencies.

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Sara gonzalez

Group member

PhD student of the Educational Psychology and Science Sciences program
Education from the University of León. It has an extraordinary award of
end of master (2016). His main lines of research focus on the
educational orientation and training in innovation and entrepreneurship in
Primary education. She is currently a secondary school teacher at
the educational orientation specialty

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Héctor González-MAYORGA

Group collaborator

Career officer of the Body of Teachers, specializing in Primary Education. Associate professor in the area of Research Methods and Diagnosis in Education (MIDE) at the University of León. At present, he is finishing his PhD studies in the Educational Psychology and Educational Sciences program, the subject of which is focused on the impact of the PISA assessment tests on society. It has an extraordinary end-of-master award (2013).

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Dr. BEATRIZ MAYO

Group collaborator

Doctor Cum Laude in Pedagogy,  Graduate  on  Pedagogy  with extraordinary award and Diploma in Education  Social by the UPSA of Salamanca.  Career Officer as a Teacher  of Education  Secondary, having held positions as Director of the Educational and Psychopedagogical Guidance Team, Head of the Guidance Department and Advisor of attention to the diversity of the  Address  Provincial of Education of León. She is currently an educational counselor at the EOE of León. Visiting professor in the Master's Degree in Educational Guidance at the UPSA of Salamanca and  associate professor at the ULE. 

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dr. Manuel Lucas

Group collaborator

Doctor in Human and Social Sciences from the UPSA. Associate Professor of the ULE  in the MIDE area and career officer of the Body of Secondary Education Teachers, specialty Educational Guidance, and career officer of the Body of Teachers. Head of the Department of Educational Guidance at IES Ornia (La Bañeza). Co-director of the EDUCYL2016-INV2 Research Project “Evaluation, training, and innovation in digital skills in Castilla y León”. NOVA 2011 special award for the best Educational Innovation Project "Application of Arithmetic Problem Solving through ICT in Primary".