Department: Sociología y trabajo social

Centre: Facultad de Educación de Bilbao

Campus: Bizkaia

Field of knowledge: Artes y Humanidades

Area: Sociology

Research group: KideON. Inclusión socioeducativa. Inklusio giza-hezitzailea. Socio-educational inclusion - GIC 21/109

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Doctor by the Universidad del País Vasco - Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea with the thesis Personas participantes y cultura profesional en educación social 2017. Supervised by Dr. Israel Alonso Sáez, Dr. Maite Arandia Loroño.

Degree in Political Science and Sociology (1992) from the Complutense University of Madrid and PhD from the University of the Basque Country within the Official Doctoral Programme "Psychodidactics: Educational Psychology and Specific Didactics" (2017). She has been teaching at the current Faculty of Education in Bilbao since 1995. Her teaching has focused on the degree of Social Education, but she has also taught in the degrees of Primary Education and Early Childhood Education, always in subjects related to the Sociology of Education. She has been Deputy Director of Social Education at the Teacher Training College of Bilbao (1998-2001) and coordinator of the Social Education degree at the Faculty of Education of Bilbao (2018-2021). In all these years she has participated in numerous commissions of the centre: Commission for the elaboration of the degrees, Practicum Commission, Quality Commission, Academic Organisation Commission, etc. His research career has focused mainly on the field of Social Education, focusing on the inclusion of vulnerable groups. This has led her to participate in different projects and research groups, which have worked on two main lines of action: the professional culture and professional development of social educators, on the one hand, and the socio-educational inclusion of different groups, on the other. He is PI of the Research Group IT1475-22 "KideON. Social and educational inclusion", recognised and funded by the Basque Government. Another of her lines of professional development has focused on educational innovation, which has led her to participate in various educational innovation projects in the Faculty of Education in Bilbao. This trajectory has led her to become the current director of the UPV/EHU's Educational Counselling Service.