Xuzel Villavicencio

Analyst

Xuzel Ana Villavicencio Peralta is a research analyst at Open Development and Education. In 2020, she completed her MSc in ICTs for Development at the University of Manchester. Her project management and technical experience includes leading the Improving Learning through Classroom Experience (ILCE) programme in Tanzania and developing a safe education sector plan for the Caribbean member states. Through the EdTech Hub helpdesk, she also supported UNICEF El Salvador and Argentina in mapping international experiences focused on hybrid learning and STEM for girls, respectively.

Prior to joining OpenDevEd, Xuzel worked on designing social media strategies to raise awareness of the importance of teaching IT and digital skills to children living in vulnerable conditions. Her main interest is promoting better use of technology in  education, with a focus on children and young people in developing countries who have limited access to it.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Haßler, B., Eso, O., Villavicencio Peralta, X. A., & Waziri, N. (2024, March 20). Impact of Climate Change and Environmental Risks on Learning Outcomes. 22CCEM. https://doi.org/10.53832/opendeved.1079
Villavicencio, X., Myers, C., & Coflan, C. (2022). Iniciativas para el desarrollo de habilidades STEM de las adolescentes en la región de ALC (Helpdesk Response No. 42 Spanish version). EdTech Hub. https://doi.org/10.53832/edtechhub.0091
Villavicencio, X., Myers, C., & Coflan, C. M. (2022). STEM Skills Initiatives for Adolescent Girls in the LAC Region (Helpdesk Response No. 42). EdTech Hub. https://doi.org/10.53832/edtechhub.0085
Haßler, B., Castillejo, A., Marzotto, M., El-Serafy, Y., Khalayleh, A., Koomar, S., Langa, A., Nyilinkindi, J., Saadeddin, Z., Tegha, G., & Villavicencio Peralta, X. A. (2021). Mother Language Day 2021 [Blog post]. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5651994
Haßler, B., Castillejo, A., Marzotto, M., El-Serafy, Y., Khalayleh, A., Koomar, S., Langa, A., Nyilinkindi, J., Saadeddin, Z., Tegha, G., & Villavicencio Peralta, X. A. (2021, February 20). Mother Language Day 2021: Improving data on mother-tongue languages for better learning outcomes [Blog post]. EdTech Hub. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4707931

Full list of publications available here.