Prof. Simone Galea

Prof. Simone Galea

Prof. Simone Galea

 B.Ed.( Hons),M.Ed.,Ph.D.( Nott.)

Associate Professor

Room 217B
Old Humanities Building (OH)
University of Malta
  +356 2340 2199
Simone Galea is associate professor of philosophy of education at the Department of Education Studies. Her lecturing and research focus on philosophy of education, feminist philosophy and theory, narrative inquiry and teachers' self development, educational research methodology,teachers and professional ethics, the teaching of ethics.
She studied at the University of Malta and then at The Nottingham Trent University where she was awarded a scholarship to complete her PhD studies at the Faculties of Education and Humanities. She was a visiting lecturer at the University of Cyprus in 2008 and a visiting scholar at The Moray School of Education, the University of Edinburgh in 2009. She was also a teacher in primary, secondary and post secondary schools.
  • Philosophy of education
  • Feminist Philosophy and Education
  • Educational Research methodology
  • Teachers and Narrative Inquiry
  • Teachers' Ethics and Self Development
  • Biographical Fiction in Education

Galea, S. 2012, "Reflecting Reflective Practice.", Educational Philosophy and Theory, vol. 44, pp. 245-258.

Galea, S. 2011, Il-Metamorfosi tal-Mama, Klaklamin edn, Klabb Kotba Maltin, Malta.

Galea, S. 2011, "Min hi L-Ghalliema fl-Ittra lil Wahda Ghalliema mill-iskola ta' Barbjana. Sehem in- nisa fil-professjoni tal-ghaliema." in Lorenzo Milani. Bejn ilbierah u llum., ed. C. Borg, Horizons, Malta.

Galea, S. 2011, Xi Drabi Mqar Persuna, Klabb Kotba Maltin, Malta.

Galea, S., Attard Tonna, M. & Cassar, J. 2011, "Young Migrant Women in the Making. Educational Experiences in Maltese Secondary Schools" in Young Migrant Women in Secondary Education. Promoting integration and mutual understanding through dialogue and exchange, ed. J. Christododoulou, University of Nicosia, Cyprus, pp. 87-124.

Galea, S. 2008, "Can the Migrant Speak? Voicing Myself, Voicing the Other", Malta Review of Educational Research, [Online], vol. 6, no. 1.

Galea, S. 2006, "Face to Face with Emanuela: Reflections on the uses of the memoir in exploring the life history of a nineteenth century woman teacher.", Mediterranean Journal of Educational Studies, [Online], vol. 3, no. 1.

Galea, S. 2006, "Iris Marion Young's Imagination of Gift Giving: Some implications for the teachers and the student", Educational Philosophy and Theory, vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 83-92.

Galea, S. 2005, "Teachers as Mothers. Practices of subversion", Journal of Maltese Educational Research, [Online], vol. 3, no. 1.

Galea, S. 1997, "Teachers as Emancipatory and Political Actors" in Inside/ Outside Schools, ed. S. Ronald G., PEG, Malta.

  • EDS3120 - Critical debates in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • EDS3304 - Technology Education for Democratic Citizenship
  • EDS5003 - Educational Contexts: Contexts, Conditions and Communities of Learners
  • EDS5004 - Research Component A: Preparing for the Dissertation
  • EDS5005 - Educational Contexts: Curricula and Pedagogies
  • EDS5010 - The Ethics and Politics of the Ethics Class
  • EDS5012 - Becoming a Responsible Citizen
  • EDS5013 - Understanding the Self and Others
  • EDU5970 - Fundamentals of Educational Research
  • EDU5971 - Applied Educational Research Methods
Involvement in Projects

2010-2011- Young Migrant Women in Secondary Education.
Co-ordinator of Research team at the University of Malta as partner in Eu Project Young Migrant Women in Secondary Education funded by the European Fund for the Integration of Third Country Nationals.

2008-2009 - Educating For Open Mindedness.
Researcher and Cordinator of Project funded by the University of Malta.

Associate Fellow EMCER Euro Mediterranean Centre for Educational Research, The University of Malta.

Book Reviews Editor Mediterranean Journal of Educational Studies ( MJES)