Posted by Jayde Cahir on May 17th, 2011
Dr Stefan Popenici is a scholar specialised in education with extensive experience in teaching and research in Europe, North America, South East Asia and New Zealand. He joined the Learning and Teaching Centre in March 2011. Stefan is a long term associate with various initiatives in imaginative education, creativity and educational reform,; he is a former advisor of the Minister of Education in Romania on educational policies and research, a senior lecturer and consultant for international institutions such as Fulbright Commission, Council of Europe, and other institutions specialised in higher education. Dr. Popenici holds a Ph.D. in Education sciences since 2001 and his academic interests have a focus on imagination in education, teacher education, educational leadership, equity and equality in educational provision and internationalisation of education, inclusive education, learning and qualitative educational research. At the Learning and Teaching Centre, Stefan will be the head of the Resources Portfolio, our Marquis (MQIS) liaison and researching academic innovation, learning spaces as well as undergraduate research.