Andreia Inamorato is a Senior Researcher at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, having joined in September 2013. She holds a PhD in Educational Technology from the Open University UK. Her work is at the intersection of research and policy, contributing to identifying opportunities and challenges in the implementation of information and communication technologies (ICT) and open education to modernise teaching, learning and training practices in Europe.
Her current focus is on the promotion of digital competence and uptake of openness in higher education institutions and Member States. She also contributes to evaluating the compliance of enabling conditions for smart specialisation strategies in selected Member States. Her main projects at the JRC are the OpenEdu Framework (2016), OpenEdu Policies (2017), Blockchain in Education (2017), Innovating Professional Development in Higher Education (2019), Practical Guidelines on Open Education for Academics (2019), DigCompEdu Check-In for Higher Education(2021) and HESS: Higher Education for Smart Specialisation (2022).
She is Spanish-Brazilian and has over 20 years of experience in teaching and research in education, working internationally with institutions in Europe, Latin America, USA and Africa. A full list of her publications can be found here.