Dr. Rozalina Engels-Kritidis is a Chief Assistant Professor at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of Primary and Pre-school Education. Since 2000 she has been leading seminars in two main disciplines: the basis and theory of pre-school education and language acquisition and speech development in early years. She is one of the authors of the pre-school educational programme “Friends” (2009), approved by the Bulgarian Ministry of Education, Youth and Science.
Dr. Engels-Kritidis has been a visiting scholar at several universities and institutions across Europe (University of Cambridge, Athens Kapodistrian University, University of Patras, Regent School of London, Catholic University of Leuven, Municipality of Sundsvall in Sweden, Comenius University in Bratislava, German Youth Institute - Munich). She has taken part in twelve international conferences abroad (Athens, Cambridge, Prague, Ermoupoli, Vienna, Thessaloniki, Odessa, Chelmsford, Budapest, Stavanger, Çanakkale). She is the author of more than thirty publications in the Bulgarian language and ten publications in English in peer-reviewed editions.