Dr. Nicoleta Gaciu
Senior Lecturer in Education
School of Education, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Speech Title: How survey research is addressed in current educational research?
Nicoleta is an active researcher and she has considerable experience in research methods, theoretical Physics, numerical simulations and tutoring various disciplines (Education, Physics, Mathematics, Computing, and Statistics) in universities throughout the UK and Europe. For more than two years, she has worked as a consultant, helping students and professionals with research design and data analysis. After her PhD, she was a Senior Research Fellow at Ashridge Leadership Centre investigating the applications of Physics to Leadership and organizational design. Prior to this, she has taught for many years in both primary and secondary schools. She was also Head of Teaching and Learning Committee and responsible for Continuous Professional Development for primary and secondary teachers.
Dr. Gloria Romero
Dr. Gloria Romero has a Ph.D. in Second Language Education from the University of Ottawa and is currently working at Universidad de Santiago de Chile in the area of English language teaching training. Her research focuses on socio-cultural issues in Second Language Education, equity in English teaching, novice teachers’ participation in school Communities of Practice, international professional development experiences, and volunteer English teaching.
Dr. Pello Jimbert
Dr. Pello Jimbert is Engineer in Materials Engineering by the École Centrale Nantes ECN (France) in 2002. Doctor in Engineering by the Mondragon University MU (Spain) in 2009. Working as a Professor/Researcher at the University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU since 2008 and Associate professor since 2019. Teaching Graphic Expression for Engineering students and involved in different Educational Innovation projects.
Dr. Olga Samsonova
Dr. Olga Samsonova holds two Masters’s Degrees, one in Early Childhood Education with Special Education Endorsement from Brooklyn College, USA (2009) and the other in History from Simferopol State University, Ukraine (1999). She earned her Ph.D. in Learning, Instruction, and Innovation from Walden University, USA (2017). She has over 20 years of experience in adult continuing education and K-12 environments. Her primary research focuses are 1) Use of Technology in Teaching and Learning, 2) Online Resources for Effective Teaching, and 3) Blended Learning.
Ms. Abhipriya Roy
Ms. Abhipriya Roy is Qualified English teacher with two years‟ experience and passion for teaching students written and spoken words. Possess excellent communication and presentation skills and strong knowledge of teaching methods to ensure students are learning the instructional materials. Energetic and approachable person with positive attitude, maturity, and patience.