Prof. Andrew Azzopardi

Prof. Andrew Azzopardi

Prof. Andrew Azzopardi

 Dip.Soc.Work.,B.Ed.(Hons),M.Ed.,Ed.D.

Associate Professor

Room 114
Humanities B (FEMA)
University of Malta
Msida
  +356 2340 2918
Dr Andrew Azzopardi is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Malta. His lecturing & research focus on inclusive education, sociology, critical pedagogy, disability politics, youth & community studies. He has published extensively in the field of disability studies and inclusive education. He is a Member of the Editorial Panel of the highly acclaimed International Journal of Inclusive Education and has edited a special edition called Creating Inclusive Communities. He has contributed extensively in a number of other applauded journals. Azzopardi has published the following texts; Career guidance for persons with disability (2008) (JP Advertising), Reading stories of inclusion – Engaging with different perspectives towards an agenda for inclusion (2009), Understanding disability politics in Malta (2009) (VDM Verlag Dr. Müller), Young people in Gozo – A study 2 (2011) (Artwork Publications) and Roots to Inclusive Education – A Question of Wellbeing (2012) (LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany). He is the Co-Editor of Inclusive communities: A critical reader (2012) (Sense Publishers). Azzopardi has also edited Youth: Responding to lives - An international reader (2013) (Sense Publishers).
  • Youth studies
  • Community development
  • Youth social movements and transformations
  • Social policy
  • Disability studies
  • Youth activism
  • Inclusive education
__Publications
  • DOC1006 - Convincing and Debating
  • MSP1282 - The Wind Band Tradition in Malta
  • SWB5001 - Advanced Research Methods
  • YTH5004 - Young People and Social Inclusion
Sample of publications:

Azzopardi, A. & Bezzina, D. (2013). National Youth Employment Strategy. Ministry of
Education and Employment, Malta.

Azzopardi, A. & Grech, S. (2012). Inclusive communities: A critical reader. UK:
Sense Publishers.

Azzopardi, A. (2012). Participation of Young People in the Voluntary Sector

Azzopardi, A. (2012). (Ed.). Roots to inclusive education: A question of wellbeing.
Germany: VDM Verlag.

Azzopardi, A. (2012). Fighting disability discrimination and practicing disability
studies in Malta. In Tutela della persona e disability studies, ed. A. Marra.
Italy.

Azzopardi, A. (2011). Young people in Gozo – A study 2. Gozo: A&M Printing Limited.

Azzopardi, A. (2011). Conceptualising discursive communities: Developing community in
contemporary society. The International Journal of Inclusive Education (IJIE) 15, No
1: 179-192.

Azzopardi, A. (2010). (Ed.). Making sense of inclusive education: Where everyone
belongs. Germany: VDM Verlag.

Azzopardi, A. (2009). Reading stories of inclusion: Engaging with different
perspectives towards an agenda for inclusion. Germany: VDM Verlag.

Azzopardi, A. (2009). Understanding the disability politics in Malta: New directions
explored. Germany: VDM Verlag.

Azzopardi, A. (2008). Career guidance for persons with disability. Valletta:
Euroguidance Malta.

Azzopardi, A. (2003). Inclusive education and the denial of difference: Is this the
Cottonera experience? Exploring whether the discourse of inclusive education has
been hijacked by concerns over standards. International Journal of Inclusive
Education (IJIE) 7, No 2: 129-147.

Azzopardi, A. (2000). A case study of a parents support group in Malta. The concepts
of inclusion, exclusion and disabling barriers are analysed in the relationships that
parents have with professionals. Disability and Society 15, No 7: 1065-1072.

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