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”, a leading scientist, a specialist in general psychology, pedagogical and age psychology.
Professor Dafermakis (Dafermos) is associate professor in Epistemology of Psychology at the Department of Psychology, The University of Crete, Greece. Prof. Dafermakis` interests include cultural historical psychology, activity theory, critical psychology, history of psychology, and methodological and epistemological issues for the social sciences.
Dr. Fidalgo is a Professor at the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP). Prof. Fidalgo 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.
Professor Lyytinen currently works at the Department of Psychology & Agora Center, University of Jyväskylä. He does research in Developmental Psychology, Neuropsychology and Experimental Psychology. Their current project is ‘Understanding reading development in Finnish from birth to adulthood. As UNESCO Chair on Inclusive Literacy Learning for All (2015-19) prof. Lyytinen focuses on Graphogame research to show that this digital learning environment succeeds helping children globally to become literate, ie. to overcome biological/genetic bottlenecks and compromised opportunities to receive sufficient instruction.
Professor Margolis is the First Vice-Rector of the Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Professor of Educational Psychology, Professor of International UNESCO Chair MSUPE “Cultural-historical psychology of childhood”, PhD in Psychology. Prof. Margolis holds a great organizational work in coincidence with teaching being a well-known expert in Educational Psychology, pedagogues and psychologists training.
Professor Plakitsi currently works at the School of Education, University of Ioannina. Katerina does research in Educational Assessment, Teacher Education and Teaching Methods. Their current project is ‘VASI project.’ Executive committee of ISCAR. Professor of Science Education, Dept. of Early Childhood Education, School of Education, University of Ioannina. Teaching: Science Education and also Science Education in Science Museums and Science Centres at the University of Athens as well as at the University of Ioannina, Greece.
Professor Veresov is an Associate Professor at Monash University, Australia. Prof. Veresov has got his first PhD degree in Moscow in 1990. The second PhD was obtained in University of Oulu (Finland) in 1998. From 1999 to 2011 Veresov had been affiliated to Kajaani Teacher Training Department (Finland) as a Senior Researcher and the Scientific Director of the international projects. Professor Veresov is a co-leader of Monash International research group on child and community development and the Deputy Head of Early Years academic community at the Faculty of Education.
Professor Zaretsky, PhD in Psychology, Professor of the Department of Individual and Group Psychotherapy of the Faculty of Psychological Counseling at Moscow State University of Psychology and Education. Russian representative at the Executive Committee of ISCAR, as well as a Russian ambassador for the ISCAR congress in Australia. Member of the editorial board of the journal “Consultative Psychology and Psychotherapy”.