Barbara Distefano

Teacher Trainer in Berlin

  • Born in Catania, Italy;
  • BA in Modern Literature, University of Catania;
  • MA in Modern Philology, University of Catania;
  • CEDILS (Certification of Competence in Teaching Italian), Ca’ Foscari University of Venice;
  • PGCE in Humanities, University of Catania;
  • PhD and Doctor Europaeus in Literature and Education (19th-20th century), University of Palermo-University of Oxford. Research interests: writers-teachers, literary representations of teachers, didactics of literature, school archives;
  • DARIAH-EU Fellowship, European Summer Universities in Digital Humanities 2021 and 2022, University of Leipzig;
  • Italian as a Second/Foreign Language Teacher since 2007;
  • Fields of expertise: writing skills, language learning, educational technology, digital humanities, sociology and history of the teaching profession;
  • Author of the face-to-face course:
  • Teacher Trainer at Europass since 2022.