Jose Luis Schifino Ferraro

Schools: School of Health and Life Sciences
Graduate Programs: Education Graduate Program Education in Science and Mathematics Graduate Program


PhD in Education from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PPGEDU/PUCRS). Research Productivity Fellow Level 2 of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (PQ 2 - CNPq). M.Sc. in Cellular and Molecular Biology (PPGBCM), B.Sc. in Biological Sciences. Diploma of Higher Education in Social Sciences (Curriculum y Prácticas en Contexto) from the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales de Buenos Aires (FLACSO/Argentina). Permanent Professor of the Graduate Programmes in Education (PPGEDU) and in Science and Mathematics Education (PPGEDUCEM) at PUCRS. Visiting Professor at the University of Oxford (England) - CAPES/PrInt Programme - Junior Visiting Professor Scolarship Grantee; Academic Visitor at the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Edinburgh (Scotland); Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences (FPCEUC) at the University of Coimbra (Portugal). He has coordinated projects on Science Dissemination with Newcastle University (England), funded by the Newton Fund (Institutional Skills Development Call) - British Council of Brazil. Researcher-leader of the Research Group in Education, Curriculum, Culture and Contemporaneity (GPECCC PUCRS/CNPq), conducts research in the field of Foucauldian & Deleuzian studies.

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- Education theories and cultures

Scientific Education

- Culture, Epistemology and Science Education

Scientific Education

- Learning, teaching and teacher education on Science and Mathematics

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