Patricia Schillings

University of Liege 

Patricia Schillings is Professor at the University of Liège (Belgium). Her area of expertise deals with teaching and learning literacy, large scales literacy studies and the training of teacher trainers. She has been conducting collaborative researches in primary and secondary classes aiming at teaching explicit reading comprehension strategies and developing reading comprehension teaching tools. Her research and teaching department provides some support to the teachers’ professional development in the area of literacy and reflexive activity.Additionally, she is a devoted researcher and schintific advisor, with more than 100 publications deticated to different questions in the sphere of engaging school children to active reading, literacy development and implementation of CAL elements into teacher training.