Alper Cihan Konyalıoğlu, Turkey
Alper Cihan Konyalıoğlu is a Professor at Atatürk University,Faculty of Kazım Karabekir,Department of Mathematics Education, Erzurum, Turkey
Barbarah Jean Nicoll, Canada
Barbarah Jean Nicoll who is working in the not for profit sector with an entrepreneurial and creative impulse, also an educator of high school and graduate learners and initiator of innovative businesses and community projects. She has started schools, developed curriculum, initiated peace and social justice projects, hosted youth exchanges and led international service learning and exchanges. Barbarah’s formal education includes a Master of Integrated Arts, Waldorf High School Teacher certification, BA General Studies, Expressive Arts certification, Youth Development diploma from Grant Mac Ewan College, and The Art of Facilitation Training with Caroline Estes of the Alpha Institute.
Barbarah has also been a successful entrepreneur, starting Edmonton Alberta’s first organic bakery in 1984, which moved to BC in 1990 and became The Kootenay Baker. In the 2000 the bakery transformed successfully into a worker owned cooperative in 2000, a thriving business in Nelson BC.
“I am a devoted researcher, reader and blossoming writer. I love to play in nature, make music, explore world culture and spend time with family, especially grandchildren.” Barbarah Nicoll
Carla Marie Briffett Aktas, Switzerland
Carla Briffett Aktas is a qualified teacher and is in her final year of PhD study in Educational Research (Education and Social Justice) at Lancaster University. Her research has focused on providing English as an Additional Language (EAL) students with an education that has social justice as its foundation. Her areas of interest are social justice, EAL, globalization, immigration and educational pedagogies and policy. Her teaching career is varied and includes both primary\intermediate and secondary schools in Canada, England and Switzerland.
Dev Raj Acharya, UK
Dev Raj Acharya is Lecturer at Aberystwyth University, School of Education and Lifelong Learning (SELL),Aberystwyth, UK. He is also editor of this book.
Ewelina Czujko-Moszyk, Poland
Ms. Ewelina Czujko-Moszyk is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Institute of Philosophy at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poland. Her main interests concern American pragmatism, philosophy of education. Her doctoral dissertation is concerned with American pragmatism and educational philosophy of John Dewey. She is interested in applied philosophy, and more specifically the application of philosophy in education. The role of philosophy in education she seeks in creative and critical thinking.
Francesca Antonacci, PhD in Science of Education (2004) is actually Researcher and Assistant professor at Milano Bicocca University (Italy), she holds the chair in Play and Education and Embodied Education. Her leading research interests include play, imaginative education, art and education, performing arts.
M. Mahruf C. Shohel, UK
M. Mahruf C. Shohel is Lecturer at School of Education and Lifelong Learning, Aberystwyth University Wales, UK
Monica Guerra, PhD in Science of Education, is Researcher and Assistant professor at Milano-Bicocca University (Italy), where she lectures in Mediation and Group Strategies in Teaching and Organization and coordination of educational services. Her main study and research interests include the design of learning contexts, including studies on outdoor education; documenting teaching programmes and learning processes; school-family relations.
Ms. Saleha Guerroudj, Algeria
Ms. Saleha Guerroudj began her career in English language teaching in middle and high schools and is currently teaching in the department of English at the University of Mostaganem.She is interested in TEFL,E-learning ,creativity in teaching,syllabus design ,world education and literature studies.She is a member of ‘Education and Identity in Multicultural Contexts’ project ,and also a member of EOLES project at the University of Limoges.
Nikolaos Nerantzis, Greece
Nicolaos teach physics in secondary special education, in Greek public schools ( http://bit.do/myCV). Since 2006, he support students with any kind of difficulties (http://wp.me/p3oRiZ-oQ) in order for them to be self-confided, to acquire decision making abilities and to be inspired from science. He is trying to add “new things” in his teaching, trying to engage as many teachers as possible in innovative teaching and promoting science education. The human right “to science and culture and copyright in the digital environment” ()and, moreover, “the right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress and its applications” urge us to act, locally & globally.
Shirin Kulkarni, Finland
Shirin Kulkarni is Research Director and Co-founder of Council for Creative Education, CCE Finland Oy
Entrepreneur, Researcher and writer in the field of creativity in education and educational psychology.Specialties: CII (Creativity-identity Interaction) model,Comparative studies in Education. She is also editor of this book.
Dr. Vanita Patwardhan, India
Dr. Vanita Patwardhan is Sr. Research Consultant, Jnana Prabodhini’s Institute of Psychology, Pune, India. Her research interest areas are Cognitive Psycology, Educational Psycology, Industrial Psychology and Educational Research. She also acts a guide for doctoral students. Her interest lies in HR consultancy for assessment, development, softskills facilitation, studies. Her topics of work are creative thinking, leadership, parenting, guidance & counseling, Yoga, etc.
Zekiye Morkoyunlu & Alper Cihan Konyalıoğlu
Zekiye Morkoyunlu is Researcher at Ahi Evran University/Faculty of Education,Turkey , Alper Cihan Konyalıoğlu is also an Associate Professor in Mathematics Education, Turkey