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Barbara Born

Program Year : 
2016 - 2018
Fellow Type: 
Academic Degree: 
MA, PhD student
Previous Education: 
Masters in Education in International and Comparative Education - Stanford, CA
Masters in Education in Curriculum and Assessment - Universidade de São Paulo, SP, BRA
BA in History at Pontificia Universidade Católica de São Paulo - São Paulo, BRA

Barbara Born holds a PhD in the International and Comparative Education and Curriculum and Teacher Education programs from Stanford University (2017/2022). She holds a Master's degree in International and Comparative Education from Stanford University (2016/2017) and a Master's degree in Education from University of São Paulo (USP - Brazil) (2012/2015), and a BA degree in History from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP - Brazil). Her research focuses mainly on pre-service and in-service teacher education, with a focus on curriculum and assessment. During almost ten years, Barbara worked as a teacher in private and public schools in São Paulo. She also worked for the Department of Education in São Paulo City as a teacher educator for two years, where she became interested in issues related to teacher education. She has experience with educational assessment, and worked in content development in this area at Empresa Brasileira de Avaliações Educacionais. Barbara worked in content development and the training of faculty for the program PED Brasil. In this program, she developed content in Curriculum Design and Assessment of, for, and as learning. Currently, she is the Director of Graduate Studies, Professional Development and Research at Instituto Singularidades.