Victor Felipe Prada Hernández is an English professor and trainer with 13 years of experience at different levels of Education. Holds an M.A. in Language Teaching from Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia, some specializations in University teaching from the Johns Hopkins, Universidad Santo Tomás and Fundación Universitaria Juan de Castellanos University. Has been an academic coordinator and trainer of English teachers’ immersions with the Secretaría de Educación de Boyacá and official interviewer of the last recruitment of official teachers in Boyacá with the Universidad de la Sabana and Comisión Nacional del Servicio Civil. Also has been academic advisor at some schools of the department. Currently, is the director of the Institute of Languages Fray Bernardo de Lugo, O.P. at Universidad Santo Tomás Tunja.
Adriana Maritza Rivera Barreto
is graduated from Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia with her Bachelor of Spanish-English. She holds an MA in English Language Teaching Autonomous Learning Environments from Universidad de La Sabana and the ICELT – In-Service Certificate in English Language Teaching issued by the University of Cambridge. Besides, she holds an MA in eLearning from Universidad Camilo José Cela. Currently, she is a full-time English teacher – researcher at Universidad Santo Tomás – Tunja.
José Miguel Fagua Contreras
Is a professional in modern languages from Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia. He also holds an M.A. in Language Teaching from the same university. He is a full-time teacher at Universidad Santo Tomás in Tunja. His participation in national and international conferences, lectures and seminars has increased his pedagogical skill as a teacher and as a human being. Dedicated and promising to satisfy educational needs and well-being of the students by using different activities and materials that engage and challenge the students intellectually. Moreover, he is a respectful and promoter of healthy relationships with all teaching and non-teaching staff members. Devoted to inculcate model behavior and good values in the students.
English teacher at Santo Tomás University. He holds a bachelor degree on modern languages and a Master’s degree on teaching from Universidad de La Salle. His recent investigations have been related to writing processes on students as well as new scopes to foster reading and writing skills. His experience as a bachelor teacher has also gave him new abilities and chances to improve his teaching practices.
Nathalia Ximena Moreno Novoa
holds a Bachelor degree in Modern Languages from Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia (UPTC) and a Master Degree in Bilingual Education from Universidad Internacional de la Rioja (UNIR) Spain. She has worked as an English Teacher with different levels of education, this experience has increased her abilities in the teaching practices. Her recent research interests have been focused on CLIL, and different and innovative ELT methodologies.
Leidy Girleza Cano García
Was an adjunct professor at Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia. She holds a Bachelor’s in Foreign Languages and a Master’s in Language Teaching from Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia in Tunja. She is currently working as a full-time professor at Universidad Santo Tomás. She belongs to the research group JOIE. Her research interests include language, culture, and technology.
Holds a B, Ed. in Modern Languages: Spanish-English from Universidad Pedagógica Y Tecnológica De Colombia (UPTC) and also holds a specialization in Computer Tools for teaching from UPTC, too. She holds an MA in Translation and Interpretation from Universidad Autónoma de Manizales. Currently, she is a full-time English teacher at the Universidad Santo Tomás – Tunja.
She is an enthusiastic and committed teacher with 9 years’ teaching experience in different academic contexts levels like children, young people and adults. She has participated in national and international conferences, lectures and congresses. It has increased her pedagogical skills as a teacher and as a human being.
Cesar Mauricio Romero Díaz
has more than 10 years of experience in teaching EFL at various and diverse contexts. He considers himself a very active and dynamic person, he loves getting a great synchronicity with his students. He has studied BAT in Universidad Pedagógica Nacional, a Specialization in Virtual Learning Environments and he is currently in the process of having his Master Degree in teaching Spanish as a foreign language.
Jorge Iván Sánchez González
English teacher at Santo Tomás University. He holds a modern languages degree from Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia, the Same university where he graduated from his postgraduate coursework on Project Management. He is currently coursing the last semester of his master's degree in Educative Technology and Digital Competencies at Universidad Internacional la Rioja, España. He has experience working with virtual environments through international online exchanges with several countries. Able to manage online institutional events through broadcast platforms and social media. He also has experience working abroad and working with technical, professional, and indigenous communities.
Daniel Elías Pérez Díaz
Full-time teacher at Santo Tomas University. He holds a bachelor degree on foreign languages (English-French) from Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia and a Master’s degree on foreign languages and French didactics (FLE- FLS) from the University of Poitiers (France)
He has worked as an English and French teacher with all different levels in Colombia and Greece. This experience has expanded his interest in teaching languages through culture. Besides, He has been part in the radio program Le français à votre porte which belongs to the research group JOIE-UPTC.
Cindy Fernanda Cuesta Gómez
English teacher at Santo Tomás University. She holds a bachelor’s degree in teaching Spanish, English, and French from la Salle University, she also has a specialization degree from West Indies University in Barbados in design of didactics materials the same university where she won a scholarship from Icetex. She is currently coursing the last semester of his master's degree in Teaching English as Foreign Language (TEFL) at Universidad Internacional de la Rioja, Spain. She has experience working with English for Specific Purposes in the tourism field and the strengthen of territories through the implementation of touristic projects, she a certified bilingual tour guide from Mincit. Able to manage vocational and supporting technical, technological, professional students implementing different techniques related to communicative approach and the strengthen of communicative skills through didactic material and English for Specific Purposes.
Jhon Eduardo Mosquera Pérez
Jhon Eduardo Mosquera Pérez has been an English language teacher for over seven years. He holds a B.A in English language teaching and an M.A in English language teaching, both from Universidad Surcolombiana. Currently, he is a 3rd semester student in the master´s degree in learning and teaching processes at Universidad Surcolombiana and an active researcher of the research groups “APRENAP” from Universidad Surcolombiana and LSLP (Literacies in Second Languages Project) at Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana. His research interests revolve around the areas of language assessment, language teacher identity, teacher’s professional development, English as an international lingua franca, the intersection between language teacher identity and autoethnography, critical discourse analysis, among others and has also been an active presenter in national and international ELT specialized events.
Flor Ángela Hurtado Torres
She has a Master's Degree in Language Teaching from Universidad Pedagógica and Tecnológica de Colombia and a Bachelor's Degree in Modern Languages from the same university. She participated in the "Amity" student exchange program from August 2013 to June 2014 as a language assistant, translator, and cultural ambassador at the public school Hatch Elementary School in Half Moon Bay, California, United States. She has worked as a teacher at Universidad Pedagógica and Tecnológica de Colombia and also, at Universidad Nacional Abierta y a Distancia.
Teacher shows great interest in matters related to teaching mediated by ICT tools. In fact, she has strengthened this knowledge through several courses such as a diploma program and a certification in Virtual Learning Environments, taken at Universidad Nacional Abierta y a Distancia.
Miguel Ángel Espitia Rodríguez
Degree in Bilingual Education with Emphasis in English Teaching as a Foreign Language and Specialist in College Education from El Bosque University; Bogota D.C. Currently, carrying out studies for Master’s degree in Higher Education. He has a professional career in vocational media, college, and community intervention projects. He has experience in the development of planning, design, execution, and evaluation of academic training programs. Along with this, teaching strategies and methodologies for strengthening the communicative competence.
His pedagogical activity has allowed him to establish processes of integration and interaction within the curriculum in diverse socio-educative programs, carrying out research studies and social projection work; promoting in turn, knowledge that transforms and responds to the needs and realities existing in the current educational contexts.
Laura Victoria Vega Higuera
Studied Foreign Languages at Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia (UPTC). She also has postgraduate studies in Human Right Pedagogy from the same university. She holds a master’s degree in Spanish as a Foreign Language from Universidad Internacional de la Rioja in Spain. She has seven years of experience in teaching EFL at university level and is currently a full time English and French teacher at Santo Tomás University in Tunja.
Laura Sofía Sepúlveda Serrano
Docente de Idiomas Modernos Español-Inglés, candidata a magister en Formación de Profesores de Español como Segunda Lengua, con experiencia de más de 10 años en la didáctica de las lenguas. Excelente capacidad para manejo de grupo, diseño y aplicación de evaluaciones, creación de recursos digitales y llevar a cabo actividades pedagógicas para el aprendizaje de las lenguas en las diferentes etapas del desarrollo humano. Co-creadora y formadora del curso de ELEX de la USTA Tunja.
Gilma Johana Cuervo Fonseca
English teacher at Santo Tomás University. She holds a degree in Modern Languages at
Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia. She is also a M.A. in Language Teaching from
the same university. This teacher has five years of experience teaching English at a university level.
Her research experience has been related with de-colonization and resistance practices in the EFL