Our Team

Bright Path Administration Team

Duncan Caruana – CEO

Jacqueline Tanti Zahra – CFO

 

Lecturing Staff

Christopher Bezzina FCCEAM is Professor of educational leadership at the Faculty of Education, University of Malta. He is currently Deputy Dean and Head of the Department of Leadership for Learning & Innovation, a member of the Department of Education at Uppsala University, Sweden, and visiting professor at the University of Bologna, Italy. He does consultancy work both locally and abroad.
Christopher has published in the areas of professional development and leadership in various peer-reviewed journals, including a number of books. He is involved in various European and international educational institutions, and serves on a number of editorial boards. Christopher is Vice President of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management.

 

Mark Farrugia is a deputy head at a Maltese Church school and a visiting lecturer at the University of Malta specializing in reflective practices. After his bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and Early and Middle Years he furthered his studies in leadership and administration with Leicester University. During this period his main areas of reaearch focused on culture, collaboration and professional learning communities. Mark has used these interests to be part of a team of educators to start a new primary school as an extension of an established secondary school.
Mark is curently undergoing his doctoral studies with University College London. His research aims at exploring what happens when professional learning and development is entrusted to teachers themselves and applied in their quotidian contexts.

 

Georgina Fardoe is considered to be a conscientious, self-driven individual who likes working with likeminded people. Her passion for psychology and child development started 14 years ago. Since which time she has been on a journey of academia, graduating in Psychology BSc (Hons) and Child Family Development MSc in 2015. Georgina is currently half way through reading for her PhD in Early Years Education with The University of Sheffield, School of Education.

Georgina has spent the majority of her professional career working within a range of educational and health care settings, both in England and Malta. Since living in Malta, she has launched two Childcare provisions and worked within Student Management for an Independent School. During which time she gained a wealth of experience, knowledge and passion in regard to the early intervention approach to education and development. Georgina believes that empowering and scaffolding early development can significantly contribute towards improving adulthood life trajectories.