Vice-Rector for Quality

María Castro Morera

Vicerrectora de Calidad

Oficina para la Calidad de la Universidad Complutense


María Castro Morera is a tenured lecturer at the Department of Methods of Research and Diagnosis in Education, Faculty of Education.

Dr. Castro Morera is a recognised researcher in the field of educational assessment and measurement. Her research interests include the evaluation of education systems, programs and schools, with special attention to large-scale educational assessments and school improvement planning. She is the Director of the research group “Education System Measurement and Assessment (MESE)”, focused on the study of multivariate and longitudinal multilevel models for the analysis of education system assessments in school contexts.

She was a visiting scholar at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she collaborated with both the Department of Statistics and the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standard and Student Testing (CRESST).

She currently serves as advisor on the technical committee for evaluation of teachers and educational administrators at the National Institute for Educational Assessment and Evaluation of Mexico (INEE).

In the field of university administration, she has held various positions at the Complutense University, such as Director of the Department of Methods of Research and Diagnosis in Education, Inspector at the Office of Academic Conduct and Member of the Academic Senate and Governing Council.