Fabián Barrera Pedemonte, PhD

PhD, Master in Educational Psychology, Psychologist

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    Fabián is a researcher and assistant professor in research methods and educational psychology at the School of Psychology, Universidad de los Andes (Chile), where he also leads the Laboratory for Innovations in Educational Psychology. He has recently completed his post-doctoral research fellowship at the College for Interdisciplinary Educational Research (Germany) and was previously awarded with the prestigious Thomas J. Alexander fellowship by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD, Paris). Fabián received his PhD in Education from the Department of Quantitative Social Science of the UCL Institute of Education (London), sponsored by the National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research of Chile. Previously, he obtained a Master in Educational Psychology from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, sponsored by the Calbuco Foundation scholarship for post-graduate studies. His research interests include the way the experiences of teacher learning and development affect the quality of instruction and students' learning at different educational levels, educational policies and innovations on teacher and leadership preparation, and impact evaluation designs and cross-national quantitative comparisons for evidence-informed school system reform.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 4 - Quality Education

    Education/Academic qualification

    PhD, Teacher professional development: a cross-national analysis of quality features associated with teaching practices and student achievement, University College London


    Award Date: 28 Dec 2016

    Master, Orígenes de la psicología educacional chilena: 1885-1919, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile


    Award Date: 19 Aug 2009

    Bachelor, El Aprendizaje entre Pares como Estrategia de Formación Continua de Profesores, Universidad de Chile


    Award Date: 11 Nov 2005

    External positions

    Member of Editorial Board, Latin American Psychology Journal

    2021 → …

    Associate Researcher, Universidad Diego Portales

    Nov 2016 → …


    • BF Psychology
    • educational psychology
    • HA Statistics
    • research methods
    • international large-scale assessments
    • L Education (General)
    • teacher education
    • teacher professional development


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