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Yosanne Vella


Yosanna Vella is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Malta and the History co-ordinator of the Faculty of Education. She obtained her first degree B.Ed (Bachelor of Education) from the University of Malta in 1984, her Masters and MPhil degrees from the University of London in 1991 and 1996 respectively and her doctorate from University of the West of England, Bristol in 2002. Her area specialisation is pedagogy of History and she teaches B.Ed and P.G.C.E. student teachers. She is also the P.G.C.E. co-ordinator of the Faculty. She was a History teacher for a number of years both in Malta and in England where she taught History at primary, secondary and sixth form level. Dr. Vella is one of the associate editors of the "International Journal of Historical Learning Teaching and Research" published by the University of Exeter. She has presented various papers at international conferences and published in journals on history teaching; in particular on children's thinking when using historical sources, she also has papers on women's history and nationalism in history teaching.



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