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Ms Olga Cara
room 411
UCL Institute of Education
Gordon Square 55-59
Tel: 020 7911 5560
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  • Associate Professor
  • IOE - Education, Practice & Society
  • UCL Institute of Education

Country knowledge

Russia, Baltic countries (Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia)


Research Summary

My research areas:

  • Sociology of Education
  • Experimental studies
  • Longitudinal surveys
  • Mixed methods
  • Lifecourse and intergenerational studies
  • Identities
  • Ethnicity, migration, bilingualism
  • Family learning
  • Lifelong learning
  • Global learning
  • Intercultural learning
Teaching Summary

Social Research MRes programme leader

Module leader for:

Understanding Education Research

Understanding Research Practice

Analysing Research Data

Mixed Methods approach in Social Sciences

Researching Ethnicity in Education

Supervising students that are interested in research around ethnic identities and/or role of ethnicity and language in education and parenting

Academic Background
2017   ATQ03 - Recognised by the HEA as a Fellow University College London
2013   Doctor of Philosophy University College London
2007   Master of Research University College London
2004   Magistr Latvia State University
2002   Undergraduate Degree Latvia State University
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