Crain Soudien


Crain Soudien
Chief Executive Officer, Human Sciences Research Council (South Africa)

Bio and Research Interest

Professor Crain Soudien is the Chief Executive Officer of the Human Sciences Research Council and formerly a Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Cape Town. He is a joint professor in Education and African Studies. He has published over 190 articles, reviews, reports, and book chapters in the areas of social difference, culture, education policy, comparative education, educational change, public history and popular culture. He is also the co-editor of three books. He was educated at the University of Cape Town, South Africa and holds a PhD from the State University of New York at Buffalo

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David C. Berliner


David  C. Berliner

Regents’ Professor Emeritus
Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College,
Arizona State University

Bio and Research Interest

DAVID C. BERLINER, Regents’ Professor of Education Emeritus at Arizona State University, has also taught at many other universities at home and abroad. He is a member of the National Academy of Education, the International Academy of Education, and a past president of both the American Educational Research Association and the Division of Educational Psychology of the American Psychological Association.

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Denis C. Phillips


Denis C. Phillips
Professor Emeritus of Education and, by courtesy, of Philosophy, Stanford University

Bio and Research Interest

D.C. Phillips moved from Australia to Stanford University in 1974, where he is now Professor Emeritus of Education and, by courtesy, of Philosophy; he also served as Associate Dean and Interim Dean of the Graduate School of Education, and during the 1980s he succeeded Lee Cronbach as director of the Stanford Evaluation Training Program. Denis is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Education, a fellow of the International Academy of Education, a past-president of the Philosophy of Education Society, and in 2001-2 he was a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. He served three terms as president of the Stanford chapter of the American Association of University Professors.

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Dr. A.C. Tuijnman


Dr. A.C. Tuijnman

Managerial Advisor for Education and Public Research
Innovation and Competitiveness Department
European Investment Bank

Bio and Research Interest

Albert Tuijnman is Managerial Advisor in the Education and Public Research Division at the European Investment Bank. He is responsible for the economic appraisal of large-scale investment projects in the education and science systems of all European countries, covering the continuum from preschools to vocational training centres and elite universities, public research institutes and science councils. The outstanding investment portfolio exceeds € 20 bn in present value. Earlier in his career he was Principal Administrator in the Education and Training Division at OECD and Professor and Director of the Institute of International Education at Stockholm University.

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Eric A. Hanushek

Eric A. Hanushek
Eric A. Hanushek
Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution of Stanford University

Research Interest

His research centers on the economic analysis of educational issues with special emphasis on the determinants of student achievement. Specific analyses include the importance of teacher quality, the impacts of high stakes accountability, and the value of class size reduction. Recent work has also focused on the economic value, both to individuals and to nations, of cognitive skills.

Positions

--Chairman, Executive Committee, Texas Schools Project at the University of Texas at Dallas
--Research associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
--Research fellow, IZA Institute of Labor Economics
--Area coordinator, Economics of Education, CESifo Research Network

 

 

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Erik De Corte

Eric De Corte, Emeritus Professor
Erik De Corte
Emeritus Professor

Bio and Research Interest

Contributing to the development of theories of learning from instruction with a focus on the following topics: learning and teaching of problem-solving and learning skills; metacognitive, affective/emotional and epistemological aspects of learning; design and evaluation of powerful learning environments; mathematics learning and teaching

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Erno Lehtinen


Erno Lehtinen

Bio and Research Interest

Professor Erno Lehtinen received his M. A. and Ph. D. degrees from the University of Turku and has been on the faculty of education at the University since 1995, receiving a promotion to the rank of professor in 1999.  From 1998 through 2000, he served as the Dean of the Faculty of Education. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Regensburg (Germany), the University of Gothenburg (Sweden) Simon Fraser University (Canada), the University of Pittsburg (USA), and the University of Edinburgh (Scotland).  

He has published more than 300 scientific articles, made more than 250 presentations at scientific conferences, and given more than 100 invited addresses.  His research interests include computer supported collaboration in the development of powerful learning environments, problem and case based learning in technology-assisted environments, conceptual change in mathematics, early development of number concept and mathematical thinking, and motivation and metacognition in different learning environments.

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Fernando M. Reimers


Fernando M. Reimers
Ford Foundation Professor of the Practice of International Education and Director of the Global Education Innovation Initiative and of the International Education Policy Masters Program at Harvard University.

Bio and Research Interest

Fernando M. Reimers studies and teaches about innovative education policies and programs that help students develop competencies necessary for civic participation, work and life in the twenty first century. He works also in the area of global citizenship education and in how to align education policies with the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Gustavo E. Fischman


Professor, Arizona State University

AREAS OF RESEARCH INTEREST
His areas of specialization are comparative education, knowledge mobilization, and gender studies in education.

SELECTED POSITIONS:
Coordinator of the area Research Communities, Public Knowledge and Democracy, FLACSO, Brazil.
Member of the international board of reviewers of the FCT – Foundation for Science and Technology (Portugal)
Member of the Scientific Council of Redalyc. The Latin American Network of Scientific publications (Mexico)
Lead editor of Education Policy Analysis Archives
Co-editor of Education Review/Reseñas Educativas,

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