Professor at the Faculty of Education The University of Winchester, Hampshire (United Kingdom). Charly’s research and teaching have been related to program design, evaluation, and implementation, teaching aspects of science pedagogy, supporting research and development in the classroom, and finding ways to bringing such developments to a variety of audiences. One focus is the need to focus on student learning through research, development, and student monitoring, and its links to assessment. Another is to develop the roles of speaking and listening, and writing, to develop understanding. Charly Ryan has many years of experience in education. He has been a specialist advisor and rapporteur for UNESCO and the European Commission and has acted as an evaluator and developer in universities in Europe and Latin America.