Mr Jose Sergio Hernandez Mendoza

  • Research Assistant (Education)

Biography

Sergio Hernandez Mendoza is completing a PhD degree in Education Policy at the University of Glasgow in the UK. His doctoral project looks at the wider effects of adult education on social capital and subjective well-being for migrant populations in Los Angeles, California. He also participates as a research assistant in the research project titled “Educational Peacebuilding in Medellin and Acapulco: Understanding the role of education, culture and learning in responding to crises” funded by the British Academy.

Before beginning the PhD, Sergio was appointed as Senior Policy Adviser to the Minister of Education in Mexico. In his free time, he enjoys going to the cinema, as well as traveling and exploring different cultures and countries.

Research interests

* Lifelong learning policies.

* Learning Cities

* Adult education for migrant populations

* Strengthening the Impact of Education Research

* Educational Peacebuilding models

Grants

British Academy grant for the project “Educational Peacebuilding in Medellin and Acapulco: Understanding the role of education, culture and learning in responding to crises”

Additional information

* OECD Research intern for the project "Strengthening the Impact of Education Research".

* Research assistant for the webinar series "Learning Cities' COVID-19 recovery: from research to practice" co-organised by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning and PASCAL International Observatory. 

* Research assistant for the project "Strengthening Urban Engagement of Universities in Africa and Asia" SUEUAA within the School of Education, University of Glasgow.