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Vacaretu, Ariana-Stanca
M.S. Mathematics
President and project manager at Romanian Reading and Writing for Critical Thinking Association, project manager at RWCT International Consortium
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Curriculum Vitae

2006 ff | President, project manager, trainer, trainer certifier at Romanian RWCT Association and since 2009 project manager at RWCT IC

2002 – 2006 | Project manager, trainer, trainer certifier at Romanian RWCT Association

1994 – 2002 | High-school principal and project manager for national and international educational projects

1983 – 1994 | Math teacher

1979 – 1983 | Studies of Mathematics at the Babes – Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Main Publications

  • Coordinator and editor of Innovating Ways for Motivating Adults for Learning, CILSDGC Cluj-Napoca 2011
  • Coordinator and editor of Motivating adult learners’ participation and persistence in lifelong learning processes - Training methodologies and learning techniques in adult education – a collection of best practices, CILSDGC Cluj-Napoca 2010
  • Co-author of Authentic assessment in the in-service teacher training system – Guidebook for training providers, Romanian RWCT Association Cluj-Napoca 2010
  • Co-author of Impact study – PHARE Programmes “Access to Education for disadvantaged groups” (in Romanian language), M.E.C.I., Conphys Ramnicu Valcea, 2009
  • Reading Texts and Writing Problems to Improve problem Solving, Mathematics Teacher, volume 101, number 6, February 2008, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, USA.
  • Math lessons for critical thinking (in Romanian language), Editura Eikon Educaţional 2008
  • From the training need analisys to the training programme, (in Romanian language), Guidebook for teachers trainers published within the project Phare RO 2004/016-772.01.01.02 Access to education for disadvantaged groups, M.Ed.C.T., EDP Bucharest, 2007
  • Co-author and coordinator of Assessment for learning – a practical guide for teachers, (in Romanian language), published within the project  Phare RO 2004/016-772.01.01.02 Access to education for Disadvantaged groups, M.Ed. C.T., EDP Bucharest 2007
  • Mathematics - A fresh perspective- in Thinking Classroom, volume 6, number1 January 2005, ISSN 1392-947X, Garnelis, Vilnius, Lithuania

Research & Projects

  • Evaluator for “Development of literacy competences – premise for social inclusion”, POSDRU/ 55/1.1/S/41523, 2010 – 2012
  • Curriculum developer for “Education, qualification and facilitating transition to work place for at risk or drop out students and youngsters”, POSDRU/8/2.2/S/4 ID 3024, 2011 – 2012
  • Curriculum developer for “All in kindergarten, all in the 1st grade”, POSDRU/8/2.2/S/3, 2009 - 2011
  • Project manager „Assessment and Evaluation in CLIL”, 505313-LLP-1-2009-1-IT-KA2-KA2MP, 2009 - 2012
  • Project manager „Create-motivate-learn”, 502374-LLP-1-2009-1-RO-GRUNDTVIG-GMP, 2009 – 2011
  • Project manager and curriculum developer for “Mentoring for the empowerment of disenfranchised youth”, 2011 - 2013
  • Project manager for “Promoting Authentic Assessment in the Romanian in-service teacher training system”, 2010
  • Project manager for “More Parents Associated for Learning”, 230170 - CP - 1- 2006 - 1 –UK- GRUNDTVIG-GI, 2006 – 2008
  • Project manager for “SUS – EMAS - Sustainability through EMAS”, COM-07-PM-239-CJ-RO, 2007 - 2009
  • Project manager for “Encouragement for changes”, 06-PS-R2-786-CJ-RO, 2004 - 2007
  • Project manager for “DIR-EMAS: Developing, Implementation and Running Environmental Management Systems (EMAS) in schools”, 05-PD-R3-4-CJ-DE, 2003 – 2006