Oscar is an experienced school leader and teacher educator and was granted a Judge Scholarship by the Department of Education of the University of Oxford to read for a part-time Dphil.

Before joining the DPhil programme, Oscar graduated with a distinction at the University of Oxford and completed the Certificate in Advanced Education Leadership at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Oscar is interested in the design and evaluation of teacher education programmes aimed at driving educational change towards active and competence-led learning in the Baccalaureate and in vocational training. His research draws on the findings of his Master dissertation, focusing on the evaluation of the effectiveness of teacher education in Spain.



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