One more international doctorate defended!


The doctoral defense of Lucie Bucharová (Marie Curie Skłodowska Research Fellow and doctoral researcher within the prestigious EU-funded Horizon 2020 European Doctorate in Teacher Education Program) took part on June 18, 2019. The event was hosted by the University of Lower Silesia and attended by the EDiTE community members from all over the Europe. Members of the Doctoral Committee constituted from professors from ULS and University of Lisbon, where Lucie pursued her doctoral research and study during her mobility phase in Portugal.

DSC_0561The dissertation entitled “Grammars of Schooling in the Post Authoritarian Context. Comparative Study of Changing Teaching Practices in Elementary Education in Czech, Polish and Portuguese Schools”, includes metaphor, which explains, how firmly rooted rules, tradition and bias are in our schools. Through her transnational research, Bucharová presented a phenomenographic analysis of how elementary teachers in this three countries did or did not change their teaching practices in response to the transformation of their culture and society.

DSC_0620Lucie´s dissertation was supervised by Prof. Maria Czerepaniak-Walczak (University of Szczecin), Prof. Maria Jaoa Mogarro (University of Lisbon), and dr. Anna Babicka-Wirkus (Pomeranian University in Słupsk). Her reviewers – Prof. Dorota Gołębniak of the Collegium Da Vinci and António Gomes Ferreira from the University of Coimbra both asked for her dissertation to be awarded with distinction. On the same day, the Scientific Council of the Faculty of Education of ULS awarded doctoral degree and bestowed distinction on Bucharová. As a part of the EDiTE co-tutelle agreement, Dr. Bucharova will also receive a doctoral degree from the University of Lisbon.


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