Samuel Gento

Prof. Samuel Gento is an educator who has contributed to educational systems around the world throughout his professional life. He was a Primary School Teacher, a Secondary School Teacher, an Inspector of Education, and continued on to university where he has been  Associate Professor, Tenure Professor, Full Professor and Emeritus Professor.

He is Doctor Honor Cause by the University of Latvia, founder and Honorary President of the ‘European Association of Leadership and Quality of Education’.

Along with his personal academic promotion, he focused on a variety of studies in education and pedagogy, and presented them at a various conferences, many at ECER, and published a wide variety of papers. He also supports new researchers and motivates them to participate in conferences.

Prof. Samuel Gento acted as link convenor for 9 years (from 2007 to 2015) and is still today active member of Nework 11 on ‘Educational Improvement and Quality Assurance’.

The proposal for Honorary Network Member is to be submitted by the link convenor of the network, with support from the convenors group and approval in the network meeting during ECER (usually September). EERA Council analyses the proposal and makes the final decision.

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