A graduate in Teaching and in Pedagogy, and with a Master’s in Conflict Resolution and Mediation, Maria Carme Boqué Torremorell is a professor/researcher at Ramon Llull University in Barcelona. She has taught in primary school; working in the Ministry of Education of Catalunya, developed programs for living together and implemented school mediation programs, and has collaborated with different autonomous governments on improving the educational system. She is a lecturer in both national and international universities, conferences, forums and workshops in the areas of Education, Law, Political Science, Security, Psychology and Social Studies. She leads research projects on tertiary education, peace, citizenship, children’s right to participation, conflict resolution and mediation.
Maria Carme is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Peace Education, of the Catalan Professional Association of Pedagogy, and of the Observatory of Children’s and Adolescent’s Rights of the Catalan government. She has published 22 books, 14 chapters of books and 70 articles, including: ‘La cultura de paz en la educación para la ciudadanía y los derechos humanos en los libros de texto de Educación Primaria’ and ‘Percepción de los estudiantes para maestro sobre la violencia escolar: una puerta de acceso a la mediación en infantil y primaria’.