Maria del Mar Camacho Martí
Ministry of Education of the Autonomous Government of Catalonia, Spain
Appointed Director General of Primary and Childhood Education at the Catalan Ministry of Education in July 2018 and Director General of Innovation, Research and Digital Culture in December 2018.
Mar Camacho, PhD is a Former Lecturer on Educational Technology at the Faculty of Education of the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Catalonia). She taught in graduate and postgraduate programs related to Educational Technology, with particular emphasis on Mobile Learning and emergent technologies. She is co-author of the first monography on Mobile Learning in Spain, Portugal and Latin America and has led a nation-wide research on the use of tablets in schools and their impact on learning.
She collaborated internationally with other institutions such as UNESCO and the International Telecommunications Union (United Nations) as well and has given keynotes to international audiences.
She is an author of more than 60 scholarly articles. Her activity is credited by a long-term presence and active participation in seminars, roundtables and conferences, that has been transferred to other sectors through her contributions to social projects, the business sector and different media. Always from the Mobile Learning perspective, her present interests concern strategic planning, impact evaluation and digital social innovation.