Role in the project: education expert
Institution: University of Tirana (Faculty of Social Sciences)
Gerda Sula is the Executive Director of Qendra Hap pas Hapi (the Step by Step Center) in Tirana, Albania which is a member of the International Step by Step Association (ISSA). Her main interests are applying child-centered philosophy in Albania’s traditional teaching environment in early childhood, She is also a lecturer involved in teacher preparation programs at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tirana. She has served as a consultant for several Government and International organizations, as UNICEF Kosovo, UNICEF Albania, World Bank, Ministry of Education and Sciences in Albania, Plan International, etc. She has published several articles in national and international professional journals and is the editor-in-chief of “Femija ne Qender” Magazine. She has held innumerous trainings in local, national, regional and international levels, as well as presented at different national and international conferences. She has served as a Member of different national and international organizations, as well as in committees of several events, including scientific international conferences.
A lecturer involved in teacher education and educational sciences programs at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Tirana. She is the member of the Department of Pedagogy and Psychology. She is teaching in the master programs Education Policies and Leadership, Educational Sciences and Teaching of Social Sciences. Her fields of teaching and research are educational policy, curriculum management, childhood education. She has served as a consultant for several government and international organizations. She has published several articles in national and international journals. She has held in numerous trainings in local, national, regional and international levels, as well as presented at different national and international conferences.
- Ford, J., Sula, G. (2015). The promise of pre-service teacher preparation in Albania”, Athens: ATINER’S Conference Paper Series, No: EDU2015-1507.
- Sula, G. (2015). What kinds of Professional Development are most effective? An insight from research, in Road to Quality – Strengthening Professionalism in Early Childhood Education and Care systems by using ISSA quality resource pack, Tankersley, D. ed. ISSA, Leiden.
- Sula, G. (2013). Education for all vs. education for each – a case study, Albanian Journal of Educational Studies, Vol. 1, No. 1, ShLE, Tirana.