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Lev Vygotsky award 2019 winner: Prof. Francisco Pons (University Oslo)

13 May 2019

The Executive Council of EFPA would like to congratulate Prof. Francisco Pons for being elected to be the first winner of the Lev Vygotsky award 2019.

The Executive Council of EFPA would like to congratulate Prof. Francisco Pons for being elected to be the first winner of the Lev Vygotsky award 2019.

https://www.sv.uio.no/psi/english/people/aca/francisp/index.html 

The Lev Vygotsky award 2019 is an award initiated by the Russian Psychological Society to be awarded for the first time to a psychologist who has made a significant contribution to: 

  • childhood research;
  • popularization of scientific knowledge about childhood, children psychology and education;
  • development of education methods for the younger generation

On behalf of the Lev Vygotsky Selection Committee, the chair Prof. Telmo Baptista stated that the award was given to Professor Pons :

  • For his expertise on the development of emotional competence from Western and non-Western cultures and the integration of developmental research and educational practices at school
  • For his co-authorship of the Test of Emotion Comprehension, which has been translated to 25 languages.

Professor Francisco Pons is an accomplished scholar, with more than 110 articles published and several teaching posts in universities all over the world.

The award will be handed over during the Opening Ceremony of the European Congress of Psychology in Moscow on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 19.00 o’clock (GMT+3)

http://efpa.eu/news/lev-vygotsky-award-2019-winnerproffrancisco-pons-(university-oslo)

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