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  • Edifici G6 Professorat i Aules

    08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)

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Graduated in Psychology and Pedagogy, Doctor in Educational Sciences from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), he is Professor of Didactics and School Organization. He has been attached to the Department of Applied Pedagogy of the Autonomous University of Barcelona since September 1983.
Specialist in program evaluation, training innovation, training for work and training of training professionals, he has carried out his university and extra-university teaching and research activity in these fields, both undergraduate, doctoral, master's and postgraduate, national and international
More than 290 publications in the form of books, book chapters and articles from specialized magazines are derived from this activity. He has directed 43 doctoral theses and has presented more than 200 papers and communications in congresses, both national and international.
He is a member of the CIFO Group (Collective Research in Occupational Training) since its creation in 1991 and General Coordinator from 2001 to 2021. Said University Research Group is consolidated and accredited by the Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca del Departament d' Universities, Research and Information Society (Generalitat de Catalunya), from 2005-2008 (2005-SGR01020, Resolution of October 18, 2005; Renewal 2009-2013: 2009-SGR0512, Resolution of July 3, 2009; Renewal 2014-2016 : 2014-SGR0617, Resolution of May 7, 2014; Renewal 2017-2020: 2017-SGR0357, Resolution of February 5, 2018; and has accreditation renewal for the period 2021-24: 2021-SGR 01302, resolution of 13 January 2022. He has also been the principal investigator within the aforementioned group with competitive R&D projects, financed, both nationally and internationally.He has also directed collaboration agreements and contracts with different local, regional, national and international organizations.
Throughout his career he has carried out university management as Secretary of the Department, Coordinator of the Doctorate in Education Program; Third Cycle Coordinator of the Department of Applied Pedagogy; Coordinator of the "Official Master of Research in Education", -UAB;, Director of the Doctorate in Quality and Educational Innovation Processes; Director of the Postgraduate and Master of Training of Trainers, UAB.; Coordinator of the Area of Didactics and Educational Organization of the Dept. Applied Pedagogy, Director of the Department of Applied Pedagogy of the Faculty of Education Sciences of the UAB.
He has participated and continues to participate in evaluation work with the Agency for the Quality of the Galician University System ACSUG of the Community of Galicia, (2013- continues); Agency for the Quality of the University System of Castilla y León (ACSUCYL); National Agency for Evaluation and Prospective (ANEP). MECH. (2007- continues); Complutense University of Madrid. Vice President for Innovation and EHEA Committee for the Improvement of Teaching, Evaluator (2007) and the Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca. Assessment Commission (2007- continuous).
He is a member of the Spanish Society of Pedagogy, since 2008; European Educational Research Association -EERA, since 2008; International Network of Knowledge Ecology (RIES), founding member, 2007; Association for Creativity, 2000; RIET International Network of Education for Work, 2016.
He is part of about twenty Scientific and Editorial Boards of specialized Journals in the field of Educational Sciences in Spain and other countries. He has been Director-Editor of EDUCAR Magazine (Q2), in the period from 2016 to 2022.


Bellaterra (Barcelona) January 2023.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education

Education/Academic qualification

Ph. D., Filosofia i Lletres (C.C. Educació), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Award Date: 13 Oct 1987

Degree, Filosofía y Letras (Ciencias de la Educación), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Award Date: 15 Jun 1983

Degree, Filosofía y Letras (Psicología), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Award Date: 15 Jun 1980

External positions

Prof. titular d´universitat, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

2 Aug 198920 Dec 1999

Prof. titular interino, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

1 Jan 19871 Jan 1989

Prof. ayudante de Univ., Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

1 Oct 19831 Jan 1987

Prof. de enseñanzas artísticas, Escuela de Artes y Oficios

1 Jan 19801 Jan 1983


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