General coordinator of the ECALFOR project - “Evaluation of teacher training in Latin America and the Caribbean. Quality assurance of educational qualifications ”. Reference: 618625-EPP-1-2020-1-ES-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP. Tenured Professor of the University and Vice Dean of Research, International Projects and Transfer at the Faculty of Education and Sports Sciences of Melilla (University of Granada , Spain). Extraordinary Doctorate Award in Educational Sciences (UNED). Third national prize for educational research 2004 (Ministry of Education and Science of Spain-CIDE). Four six-year CNEAI in field 7 (area of Education Sciences). Coordinator of the research project "ICT Innovation for the Analysis of Training and Satisfaction of Students and Graduates of Early Childhood and Primary Education and the Assessment of their Employers. A Transnational Perspective (Innoteduc). R + D + i Project of the ERDF-Andalusia Operational Program. Reference: B-SEJ-554-UGR20. 2021-2023 Director of 15 doctoral theses of national and foreign students. Author of scientific publications in JCR journals: Psicodidáctica, Infancia y Aprendizaje, Comunicar, Educación XX1… Evaluator of the AVAP, ACSUG and Madrid + d Foundation agencies. Director of the magazine Publications of the University of Granada (Web of Science and Scopus-SJR) https://revistaseug.ugr.es/index.php/publicaciones
Doctor in Peace, Conflicts and Democracy from the University of Granada. His lines of research are inscribed in the branch of Irenology, Education for Peace and Social Education. He is a member of education at the UNESCO Center of Andalusia. He is part of the research group "Emerging Values, Social Education and Educational Policies", HUM-580, of the Department of Pedagogy (UGR). She is an evaluator of the publications of the Catholic University of Cuenca, Ecuador, of the Peace and Conflicts Magazine, of the Complutense Education Magazine. . He has taught at the State University of Udmurtia and at the Lobachevski University of Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), at the National University of Education (Ecuador) and at the University of Granada (Spain).
Tenured Professor at the University of Granada (Spain), she has worked at the Faculty of Education and Sports Sciences of Melilla since 1988, forming part of the Department of Didactics of Experimental Sciences. Previously, she was a Secondary Physics and Chemistry teacher, a position to which she accessed through state competitive examinations held in 1984. Doctor in Chemical Sciences, she has an extensive research career in Science Teaching, and much of it specifically in Chemistry Didactics. She has been an advisor or evaluator for years of prestigious magazines in the area, among others, Alambique; Electronic Journal of Science Teaching; Eureka Magazine on Science Teaching and Dissemination; and Science Teaching. Teaching Excellence Award by the UGR (VI call) and EXCELLENT assessment of his teaching by the Vice-Rector's Office for Quality Assurance.
Degree in Pharmacy, Master in Dietetics and Nutrition, Master in Health Education for Patients and Doctor in Chemical Sciences from the University of Granada with extraordinary award. Tenured Professor at the aforementioned university. Coordinator and participant in numerous teaching innovation projects in Higher Education. She has 12 international, Erasmus and research stays (Japan, USA, Austria, Finland, Italy, United Kingdom, Cuba, El Salvador ...), 2 six-year CNEAI research, more than 40 publications in prestigious journals, author of 14 books, more than 45 book chapters in the field of Social and Health Sciences and numerous contributions to scientific conferences in more than 8 countries in Europe, America, Africa and Asia. Director of numerous research projects and principal investigator in 2 PCI AECID projects and contracts, 2 CICODE International Cooperation projects in Morocco and 8 projects financed in public calls. Participant in various EU projects (Comenius, Alfa and Erasmus +). She has held numerous positions in University Management, including the Deputy Delegate of the Rector for the Melilla Campus (2009-2012) and the Dean (2012-2016) of the current Faculty of Education and Sports Sciences in Melilla (UGR).
Degree in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences (Madrid, 2008), Master's Degree in Research in Physical Activity and Sports (University of Granada, 2011) and PhD in the Biomedicine program (University of Granada, 2015). His professional career is mainly linked to the field of fitness in sports and wellness centers (10 years), as an expert in personal training and various disciplines of collective fitness. He currently teaches at the University of Granada (since 2017-present). He has carried out research stays in countries such as Ecuador (2014-2016), Chile (2014) or New Zealand (2015). His main areas of interest are: The evaluation of physical condition, the practice of physical activity and, in general, healthy habits in the young and adult population.
In his last years as a researcher he has focused on analyzing the relationship of active travel to school with various variables related to the health of children and adolescents. In addition, he has a special interest in the application of different intervention programs in search of change of habits in the population, from programs to promote physical activity in the school environment, to programs of physical exercise in healthy or sick subjects.
Graduated in History from the University of Salamanca, he received a doctorate in Ancient History from the University of Navarra. He completed his postgraduate studies at the German universities in Cologne. Professor of Social Sciences Didactics since April 27, 2019. He has been visiting professor at the universities of Milan (Italy), North Carolina at Chapel Hill (United States) and California Berkeley (United States). Likewise, he has coordinated an Erasmus program, then within the Socrates framework, between 1991 and 1997, with the universities of Mainz, Wolverhampton, Siena, Tours and the Complutense University of Madrid. He has directed several research projects as principal investigator. He has published or edited 10 books. It has about sixty publications in scientific journals, book chapters, conference proceedings and other types of scientific media, both national and international, in the field of the History of Rome, concentrating its attention on the study of the Roman leading groups (senators and knights) and to the administration and government of the Roman Empire.
Doctor in Physical Activity and Health, Bachelor of Science in Physical Activity and Sports, Master in Specialty of Physical Education, Master in Physical Activity and Health, Master in New Perspectives in the Field of Physical Activity and Promotion of Active Lifestyles , Master in Management of Sports Entities and Facilities, Master in Cultural Diversity and Master in Teaching Staff of Compulsory Secondary Education and Baccalaureate, Professional Training and Language Teaching in the Specialty of Physical Education. Professor of Physical Education in the Compulsory Secondary Education stage at the IES Virgen de la Victoria de Melilla (Ministry of Education and Professional Training), Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education and Sports Sciences of Melilla (University of Granada), Physical Trainer in the European Federation of Fitness and Pilates and in the CD Intergym Melilla in Third of the Royal Spanish Football Federation. He is a member of the Research Group: Neuroscience, Education, Health and Cross-culturality (Cod .: HUM970).
PhD from the University of Granada (Spain), she works at the Faculty of Education and Sports Sciences of Melilla, in the Department of Evolutionary and Educational Psychology.
He has developed, along with undergraduate and postgraduate teaching tasks, some management positions, Coordinator of the Primary Education Degree (2016-2020), Vice Dean of Students, University Extension and Internationalization, Coordinator of the Practicum I of the Early Childhood Education Degree.
He has made teaching and research stays in foreign and national countries.
His main lines of research deal with psychosocial and cultural factors in vulnerable groups.
Dr. Ligia I. Estrada Vidal, professor at the Department of Research and Diagnosis Methods in Education (University of Granada). My main lines of research are Education for Sustainability (curricular and institutional sustainability, economics for sustainability, pro-environmental behavior and learning...) and Higher Education (educational quality, educational evaluation and research, innovative teaching methodologies, comprehensive development...). I have participated in international Cooperation and Research projects (2 ERASMUS+ and 3 AECID), and others with projection in the Spanish national sphere (3 R&D+i, 1 ERDF, 1 Transfer...). I have published in journals of international impact (10 JCR and SCOPUS) and relevant publishers (23 book chapters).
She has a degree in Hispanic Philology from the University of Granada and a PhD (European Doctorate Mention) in Spanish Language from the same institution, where she also completed a Master's degree in the program with a Quality Mention in Higher Studies in Spanish. Currently, she is attached, as a tenured professor, to the Department of Didactics of Language and Literature of the Faculty of Education and Sports Sciences of Melilla, University of Granada. In this center, he has developed, together with the teaching tasks of Undergraduate and Postgraduate, some management positions, among which stand out the Directorate of the University Guidance Office (2010-2012), and the Vice-Dean of Students, University Extension and Internationalization, from 2012 to 2020. He has carried out various research stays in national and foreign universities: Autonomous University of Madrid; Universitá degli studi di Milano; Universiteit Utrecht; University of Graz; Jagiellonian University; Università degli studi di Torino; National University of the South (Argentina).
Doctor in Educational Sciences from the University of Granada. She is currently a professor in the Department of Research Methods and Diagnosis in Education at the Faculty of Education and Sports Sciences of Melilla. In this center, he has developed, together with the teaching tasks of Undergraduate and Postgraduate degrees, some management positions, among which the Directorate of the University Guidance Office, and the Vice-Dean of Practices, Cooperation and Social Responsibility, stand out, until 2020. He has carried out teaching and research stays in foreign and national countries. And he has coordinated and taught various courses at different European universities. Research group: Research in the transformation of contexts and learning (ÍTACA). Code: HUM-983. https://grupoitaca.ugr.es/datos_inicio/
Doctor from the University of Granada, Bachelor of Hispanic Philology and Diploma in Teaching specializing in Foreign Language. Since 2000, she has been teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses and is a researcher at the Department of Didactics of Language and Literature of the Faculty of Education and Sports Sciences at the Melilla Campus, as well as at the National Distance Education University, where She obtained the Venia Docendi in 2013. As a Career Official of the Ministry of Education, she has coordinated or been a member of national programs aimed at literacy with adults of different languages and has been a teacher for ten years with children of multicultural origin. She belongs to the HUM457 Research Group called Didactics of Language and Literature, where she develops her lines of research on linguistic and literary education with Spanish as mother tongue, second language or foreign language, as well as on textual typological diversity in social communication from a inclusive and interdisciplinary, reflected in publications in magazines and editorials of impact, in presentations and communications in congresses, as well as in the delivery of numerous courses, as knowledge transfer. He has participated in national research projects (R+D+i); international (Erasmus and AECID) and in Tutorial Innovation and Teaching Innovation Projects, among which are some coordinated by her. Committed to university management, she highlights, among other positions, having been Academic Secretary of the Faculty of Education and Humanities (today, Faculty of Education and Sports Sciences) during 2012-2016; Coordinator of the Permanent Open Training Classroom of the UGR Postgraduate School at the Melilla headquarters (2007-2018) and member of the Commission for Internal Quality Assurance of the Faculty (as representative of the Language Area), Commission of Internal Guarantee of the Quality of the Degree of the Degree of Infantile Education (as PDI) and Commission for the Guarantee of the Quality and of the Evaluation of the Master of Cultural Diversity: a multidisciplinary and cross-border perspective, where she acts as Secretary.
Diploma in Teaching in Special Education, Graduate in Psychopedagogy, Master in Psychopedagogical Intervention and International Doctor in Education from the University of Granada. Extraordinary Doctoral Thesis Award for the area of Social Sciences in 2015 at the same university. She is currently a professor in the Department of Research Methods and Diagnosis in Education at the Faculty of Education and Humanities of Melilla. She is Academic Secretary of the Faculty of Education and Sports Sciences of Melilla and Academic Secretary of the Master's Degree in Music Education: a multidisciplinary perspective. He has made teaching and research stays in European and Latin American countries (Peru, Panama, Norway and Italy). And he has coordinated and taught various courses in different European and Latin American universities. Research group: Research in the transformation of contexts and learning (ÍTACA). Code: HUM-983. https://grupoitaca.ugr.es/datos_inicio/
Diploma in Teaching specializing in Early Childhood Education from the University of Valladolid. Degree in Psychopedagogy from the University of Alicante. Doctor with mention of "International Doctorate" in Educational Sciences from the University of Granada. He has almost 20 years of experience in university teaching. He is currently part of the Department of Developmental and Educational Psychology at the University of Granada. She is the Director of the University Guidance Office at the Faculty of Education and Sports Sciences at the Melilla campus (University of Granada). His main lines of research deal with emotional and psychological factors and teaching self-efficacy.
Contracted Professor Doctor at the University of Granada in the Department of Didactics of Experimental Sciences. Doctor "Cum Laude" from the University of Burgos, receiving Extraordinary Doctorate Award. Official Master's Degree in Advanced Chemistry. Postgraduate in Digital Teaching. Member of the research group HUM-613: "Didactics of Experimental Sciences and Sustainability" at the University of Granada. Author of 24 publications in international magazines. Member of Competitive Research and Innovation projects for teaching, National and European. Speaker at numerous national / international congresses and scientific events. Research stays at The Scripps (San Diego, USA), Cambridge University (UK), IRSN (Paris) and Griffith University (Australia).
Dr. Yaira Barranco Ruiz works as a teacher-researcher at the Faculty of Education and Sports Sciences of the University of Granada on the Melilla University Campus. In the field of research, he is currently part of one of the most prestigious and active national and international research groups related to the promotion of healthy lifestyles through the practice of physical activity, the group “PROmoting FITnes and Health through Physical activity ”(PROFITH) that belongs to the University of Granada (https://profith.ugr.es/). Regarding her scientific production, Dr. Yaira Barranco Ruíz houses numerous publications in high-impact and prestigious magazines, as well as books and book chapters. It should be noted that one of his lines of research deals with the application of intervention programs to promote healthy habits in an educational context. You can visit her researcher profile here: https://tinyurl.com/yybhjqka.