Marieta C. Valdivia-Lefort

Marieta C. Valdivia-Lefort
University College London | UCL · Institute of the Americas

Doctor of Philosophy
PhD candidate in Public Policy

About

6
Publications
1,365
Reads
How we measure 'reads'
A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Learn more
8
Citations
Introduction
Marieta is a PhD candidate at the UCL Institute of the Americas. She holds an MSc in Public Policy (UCL Department of Political Science) and an BA in Education (Universidad Diego Portales). She has a keen interest in public policy and policy analysis in the Americas and Africa. Her research interests include public policy, politics, ideologies and institutions, regulation and public value, social and political behaviour, innovation, diplomacy, education.
Additional affiliations
December 2021 - present
University College London
Position
  • Postgraduate Teaching Assistant (PGTA)
Description
  • PGTA in Introduction to Politics (Year 1) - BA History and Politics of the Americas
April 2021 - December 2021
Universidad Diego Portales
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • Assistant lecturer at undergraduate level for the courses "Research Methods in Education" and "Education Policy and Pedagogical Leadership"
September 2020 - June 2021
Universidad Central
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • Module assistant lecturer in 'Academic Writing', part of the programme "Master's Degree in Gender Studies and Psychosocial Intervention".
Education
September 2020 - September 2024
University College London
Field of study
  • Public Policy
September 2017 - November 2018
University College London
Field of study
  • Public Policy
March 2011 - December 2014
Universidad Diego Portales
Field of study
  • Education and Social Sciences

Publications

Publications (6)
Article
Full-text available
This article contributes to the study of the gender gap for women in STEM, by exploring the socioemotional dimensions of gifted girls with positive attitudes toward math and science, as measured by the TOSRA and TOMRA. The variables of self-concept, self-efficacy, and gender stereotype identification were examined, using the Piers-Harris Self-Conce...
Article
Full-text available
English version: The choice of career for students with high ability (HA) is not without its difficulties. In STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), women with HA do not choose such areas in the same proportion as men. We sought to understand how contextual factors influence the academic decisions of HA students. In this qualitative...
Article
Full-text available
El presente estudio cuantitativo indaga sobre el nivel de autoconcepto en estudiantes secundarios con alta capacidad (AC) y su relación con los estereotipos de género y la participación en programas de enriquecimiento extracurricular. Los resultados muestran que las mujeres con AC presentan un autoconcepto menor en comparación a sus pares hombres y...
Article
Full-text available
Gifted students in regular classrooms have fewer opportunities to develop activities that are based on their characteristics as learners and address their needs; however, many of them spend most of their school time in these classrooms. The results presented here were part of a 2-year qualitative project that analyzed 12 Chilean gifted students' li...
Article
Full-text available
This essay explores critical arguments for and against restrictions on immigration based on the ‘brain drain‘ effect and the complexity of a normative discussion about moral duties and individual motives. I argue that the notion of restricted immigration under the justification of the ‘brain drain’ effect is normatively unjustified – primarily - du...

Network

Cited By

Projects

Projects (2)
Archived project
Exploratory research that seeks to show the experiences of gifted students regarding instructional practices and interactions in formal education in Chile.
Archived project
A longitudinal study that seeks to identify the possible variables that would affect the decision of gifted secondary female students with in terms of choosing university careers in STEM areas.