Professor and head of the institute of Educational Sciences, founder and head of the department Computer and Education of Berlin University of Arts. Since 2002 professor emeritus.
Editor (since 2001) of the series “International Cultural-historical Human Sciences (ICHS)“, Lehmanns Media, Berlin, vol. 1-34 Editor of website and e-journal.
Full Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Honorary Professor of the University of Wisconsin (Madison, USA), a head of International UNESCO Chair MSUPE “Cultural-historical psychology of childhood”. Vitaly Rubtsov is a leading scientist, a specialist in general psychology, pedagogical and age psychology.
Arcady Margolis is the First Vice-Rector of the Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Professor of Educational Psychology Chair, Professor of International UNESCO Chair MSUPE “Cultural historical psychology of childhood”, PhD in Psychology.
Liudmila Obukhova is a Doctor of Science in Psychology, Professor, current member of RANS, winner of the RF President prize in the sphere of education, head of the Developmental psychology Department at MSUPE.
Fyodor Vasiluk – professor, PhD in Psychology, Head of the Chair of the Individual and Group Psychotherapy of Faculty of the Counseling and Clinical Psychology MSUPE, Leading research fellow of the laboratory of counseling psychology and psychotherapy of Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education, head of the laboratory of scientific foundations of psychotherapy of the Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education.
Pentti Hakkarainen is Professor of Early Education at the University of Oulu, Finland. He has taught early education, developmental teaching and research methodology at Kajaani University Consortium since 1997. He runs post graduate program “Meaningful learning in narrative environments” and experimental program of school transition (15 doctoral students). His B.A and M.A in educational psychology were granted from the University of Jyväskylä. His PhD was completed in 1991 at the same university.
Milda Bredikyte is Assistant of Early Education at the University of Oulu, Finland. She has taught observation and documentation methods of young children, learning and development through play and creative drama at Kajaani University Consortium since 2002. She is doctoral student at Oulu University and writing her second doctoral thesis on the development of young children’s imagination. She runs a research laboratory on children’s play (Play Lab “Silmu”) since 2002.
Dr. Nikolay Veresov is a Professor at Monash University, Australia. Nikolai was a Chair of International Scientific Program Committee of 2014 ISCAR Congress. He is a co-editor of Perspectives in Cultural-Historical Research Springer international book series. He has got his first PhD degree in Moscow in 1990. The second PhD was obtained in University of Oulu (Finland) in 1998.
PhD in psychology. Head of special psychology subdepartment. A well-known specialist in education and development of deafblind children and children with multiple development disturbances. Has around 100 publications on the aforementioned issues, including publications in English, German and Polish languages. For several years she has been a representative of Russia in International organization for development of services for deafblind around the world – Deafblind International (DBI).
Angela Cavenaghi Lessa is full professor at the Universidade Católica de São Paulo, lecturer at the English Language Undergraduate Course and at the Post Graduate Program in Applied Linguistics (LAEL). She was Head of the English Department, Deputy Director of the Human Sciences Centre and is now the Vice-Coordinator of the Post Graduate Program in LAEL. She is the leader of the research group Inclusão Linguistica em Cenários de Atividades Educacionais (ILCAE) which carries on researches on the area of Special Needs Education (SNE), Violence in School and Critical Literacy.
Sueli Salles Fidalgo is a Professor at the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP). She holds Doctoral Degree in Applied Linguistics and Language Studies from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP) and two Postdoctoral Fellowships in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, both of which focused on Teacher Education for Children with Special Needs. Her major area of concern is teacher education focusing on those who work with children and adolescents who have been excluded from the school environment – some whilst still attending schools. Most of these students are seen as special needs.