Dr Judith Jacovkis
- Research Associate (Educational Leadership & Policy)
Doctor in Sociology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (2011). She has developed her main researches in the research group GEPS (Globalisation, Education and Social Policies) and her research areas are cash transfer social policies, inequalities and educational policies specially addressed to vulnerable groups. Currently she is a post-doctoral researcher in the GEPS within the Project Young Adulllt, “Policies supporting young Adults in their life course. A Comparative Perspective of Lifelong Learning and Inclusion in Education and Work in Europe” funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme. She is also Research Assistant at the Robert Owen Centre in the project “Governing the educational and labour market trajectories of secondary TVET graduates in Chile”.
My interests are currently focused on the research on how education policies shape class, gender and ethnic inequalities specially in the formation of vocations, expectations, aspirations and educational trajectories.