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
  • EDE5010 - The Ethics and Politics of the Ethics Class
  • EDS3120 - Critical debates in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • EDS5023 - Research component: Becoming a Professional Teacher and Researcher
  • EDS5024 - Research component: Applying Research Methods in Education
  • EDS5026 - Learners and Learning Communities in Secondary Schools Contexts
  • EDU5970 - Fundamentals of Educational Research
  • EDU5971 - Applied Educational Research Methods
  • EDV5012 - Becoming a Responsible Citizen
  • EDV5013 - Understanding the Self and Others
  • PHI2053 - Women in Philosophy
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)