Graciela Sbertoli



Graciela Sbertoli is currently the General Secretary of the European Basic Skills Network, EBSN. Graciela holds a degree in English Philology from the University of Barcelona, and a B.A. in Spanish from the University of Oslo. She has been involved in adult education since 1982, first as a language teacher at high-school level (1982 to 1995), subsequently as Director of Research and Development at the SRV (Norwegian State Center for Adult Education) (1995-2001). From 2001 to 2016 she was Assistant Director and Coordinator for International Affairs at Vox, the Norwegian Agency for Lifelong Learning. 

In 2005 – 2006 she also directed the Department for Basic Skills at Vox, and she and her team developed a structure for Professional Development of Teachers of Basic Skills, based on the Norwegian Framework for Basic Skills for Adults. In January 2015 Vox changed its name to Skills Norway. From April 2016 and until Sept 2017 she directed the Norwegian National Support Service for Epale, within Skills Norway. She represented Norway in the European Commission’s Grundtvig Working Group (2001-2005), and in the Focus Group for the OneStep-Up objective in the Action Plan for Adult Learning (2009-2011).

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