Marta Kowalczuk-Walędziak

Role in the project: education expert
Institution: University of Bialystok (Faculty of Pedagogy and Psychology)

Marta Kowalczuk-Walędziak (Ph.D.) is an assistant professor at the Department of General Pedagogy and Research Methods in Education of the Faculty of Pedagogy and Psychology of the University of Bialystok, Poland. She also co-founded and for 3 years has been the President of the Foundation “Centre of Transfer of Socio-Pedagogical Innovations and Know-how”. She has done two postdoctoral research internships in Porto and Suceava. Her current research involvement is focused on research-based teacher education, especially at the master’s and doctoral levels. She is the leader of two international research projects related to the impact of doctoral studies on teachers as professionals and their workplaces, and the role of masters’ studies in teachers’ personal and professional development. In the past 5 years, she has published 4 books, 32 book chapters, and 11 articles in scientific journals.

Some publications:

  • Marta Kowalczuk-Walędziak, A. Korzeniecka-Bondar, K. Bocheńska-Włostowska (eds.), Twórcze wiązanie teorii i praktyki pedagogicznej: możliwości, wyzwania, inspiracje, [Linking Theory and  Practice: Opportunities and Challenges], Kraków, Impuls, 2014, 279 pages.
  • Marta Kowalczuk-Walędziak, B. Dudel, K. Łogwiniuk, K. Szorc, U. Wróblewska, Innowacje w teorii i praktyce edukacyjnej (na przykładzie województwa podlaskiego), [Theory and Practice of Educational Innovations], Białystok, Fundacja Centrum Transferu Wiedzy i Innowacji Społeczno-Pedagogicznych, 2014, 148 pages.
  • Marta Kowalczuk-Walędziak, A. Krajewska, Possibilities and Limitations of the Application of Academic Tutoring in Poland, Higher Education Studies 2014, vol. 4, no. 3, p. 9-19.
  • Marta Kowalczuk-Walędziak, Academic Scholars as School Teachers: the Pilot Study of Academic Scholars’ Experiences and Perceptions of the Teaching Profession [in:] Teacher of the 21st Century: Quality Education for Quality Teaching, L. Daniela, L. Rutka, I. Žogla (eds.), Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016.