Claudia is an e-learning specialist and instructional designer with a passion for education in all its forms. As a parent and a professional, she believes in inclusion, promotion of excellence and opportunities for all. After graduating in Italy with a Degree in Political Science, she began working in distance education and e-learning almost immediately. She holds a Master’s Degree and a Doctorate in Education from the Open University (UK) and has worked in educational institutions in several countries across the world. She is currently a Teaching Fellow at the University of Birmingham and also works with a charity that encourages and supports children from non-selective state schools in their journey towards university studies.