Department: Didáctica de Lenguas, Artes y Educación Física

Faculty: Educación-Centro Formación Profesor

Area: Didactics of Plastic Expression


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Doctor by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid with the thesis Gestión cultural de patrimonio nacional (S. XX-XXI) aplicaciones educativas 2004. Supervised by Dr. Manuel Sánchez Méndez.

Senior academic advisor in Higher Education with more than 20 years of experience in Education and Teacher Training. Expert in Educational Policies and Academic Innovation in Teaching and Learning through active methodologies, personal and professional development of teachers and management of higher education policies in universities and educational centres. Professional experience in different leadership positions in education: Director of Research and Postgraduate Studies at the Faculty of Education and Teacher Training, Academic Director of the Doctoral Programme in Education, Director of postgraduate academic management and educational transformation projects: change of organisational culture, talent management, teacher training and identity, and design of methodologies and resources for teaching and learning. She is currently Director of the Executive Education programme at the School of Government of the Complutense University (MDDSteam - Master in Management Development for STEAM women), lecturer and researcher at the Faculty of Education and Centre for Teacher Training (UCM) and Director of the Journal of Learning Styles. She has been Vice Rector of Teaching and Learning and Director of Learning Spaces: Learning Lab & Design Lab at Camilo José Cela University (SEK Educational Institution) and has been a member of the Committee of Experts in Education and Teacher Training both nationally and internationally such as at UNESCO (Havana, Cuba), at the Normal University of Shanghai, China, as well as in the Learning & Teaching team of the European University Association. She holds a PhD in Education (UCM) and, more recently, has completed the Management Development Programme at IESE Business School, University of Navarra (Spain). In addition to her experience in public and private Higher Education, she has more than 15 years of experience as a member of the Secondary Education, Baccalaureate and Vocational Training Teachers Corps, Consejería de Educación de la Comunidad de Madrid (Spain). She is Principal Researcher of the Research Group (GoI) EduSoC Education, Society and Culture, Faculty of Education of the UCJC, Research Member of the GoI. Religions, Culture and Human Rights of the UNIR and of the GoI. of Recent History of the University of Navarra. She is also a member of the GENOVIFEM Project of the University of Navarra and has a Sexenio de Investigación granted by the Centro Nacional de Evaluación de la Actividad Investigadora (CENEAI). She has been Director of the Teaching & Learning area and President of the European Observatory for the Analysis and Evaluation of Disinformation, in collaboration with the Information Directorate of the European Parliament in Spain and the Representation in Spain of the European Commission, and is currently Director/President of EduSoC Lab - Education, Society and Culture (Think Tank). She has carried out research and teaching stays in the Faculties of Education of several Universities and International Research Centres: Faculty of Education, Polytechnic Institute of Santarém (Portugal), Higher School of Education, Lisbon (Portugal), Faculty of Education, Ecological University, Bucharest (Romania), Faculty of Education, Maribor (Slovenia), Facultá degli Studi, Salerno (Italy), Teacher Education Centre, Normal University (Shanghai, China), Graduate School, Universidad Autónoma de México, Centro de Ciencias Sociales y Humanas de Guadalajara (Mexico) and Hispanic Society of New York. He has more than 75 scientific publications, 5 coordinating books and monographs and extensive experience in the direction of Final Degree and Master's theses and doctoral dissertations in the area of Education, Educational Policies and Teacher Training.