José Luis San Fabián Maroto

University Professor. Department of Education Sciences, University of Oviedo.
Degree in Pedagogy and Sociology. Teaching in the Oviedo University from the 1982-83 in all university cycles, researcher in the fields of Organization and Evaluation of Educational Programs and Institutions; Drop-out from Education and Re-engaging students in education; Social Pedagogy and Children’s Studies; Educational Participation; University Teaching; Qualitative Research. Have directed 21 doctoral theses and published numerous works related to these topics in scientific journals, making contributions to  numerous  national and international Congresses.

Extraordinary Doctorate Award (U. Complutense), Honorable Mention in the Call for National Prizes and Educational Research and Innovation (1990) and First National Prize shared (Thesis) for Research and Educational Innovation 1992. 4 six-year research and 6 teaching periods. Coordinator of 14 Doctoral Programs. Director of the Official Master of the U. de Oviedo in “Intervention and Socio-educational Research”. Coordinator of the Interuniversity Doctorate Program in “Equity and Innovation in Education” in Oviedo.

I have been part since its creation of the Research Team “Canella” of the University of Oviedo, specialized in evaluative research. I am also part of the ECPEME Team (Qualitative Evaluation of Educational Programs of Museums). This team is part of the Network of Excellence Red14 of Investigation in Teaching of the Social Studies ( Currently I direct the Educational Research Group “Analysis, Intervention and Socioeducational Evaluation” (AIES) ( This Group is also part of the Network of Excellence “RIMLE”.

Participant in more than 30 research national and international projects. Research stays: CEDAR (Center for Development Appraisal and Research) of the Warwick University (England); CEPES, Higher Education Teacher Training Center (La Habana, Cuba); Faculty of Education “Carlos Rafael Rodríguez” U. de Cienfuegos (Cuba); Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities (UAEH) (Hidalgo, Mexico).

Committees member of several Evaluation and Quality Agencies (ANEP, UNIBASQ, SICAM, ACSUCYL, DEVA). I have held positions in university management: Secretary and Director of the Dept. of Education Sciences, University of Oviedo. Counselor in the School Board of the Principado de Asturias for the group of “persons of recognized prestige in the field of pedagogical renewal”. Participation in the organization of scientific congresses and member of the Editorial Board of scientific journals in the field of education.

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