Efrén Vázquez Vázquez

Category: Teacher and writer
Birth Date: 18th April de 1955
Birth Place: Monterroso (Lugo)
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-Degree in Philosophy and Educational Sciences (University of Santiago).

-Teacher of Galician Language and Literature.

-MA in New Technologies of Information and Communication (Spanish Open University, Madrid).


 Work & Activities

He organised the 1st and 2nd editions of the “Mostra Bibliográfica para a Escola Galega” with the respective catalogues in 1980 and 1981. He collaborated in “A Voz na escola” (a school supplement of La Voz de Galicia) and in “Cultural-90” (the supplement of El Ideal Gallego) in matters related to Galician language and literature and public articles about Galician literature in ‘Grial’. In 1988, he was awarded the prize in the contest organised by the Education Service of A Coruña with a didactic monograph about Ramón Otero Pedrayo.

In collaboration with Xosé Luís Laredo, he published books about Galician geography, history and touristic routes: “Guía de Galicia do A ó Z” (1991), “O camiño de Santiago por Galicia” (1993), “Paseando por Santiago” (1993), “Paseando por Lugo” (1995) and “51 Guías dos concellos de A Coruña” (1990-92). He is also the author of “O trasno Mixiricas” (1992), the text of “Ferreira” (catalogue of the exhibition of the painter), Xunta de Galicia, Santiago (1998) and “Narón. Terra de futuro” (with Xavier Alcalá, X. L. Laredo and others), Narón (1999).


 Other Interesting Aspects

He collaborated with the Xunta de Galicia (courses on Galician language and press conferences at school), with “Padres y Maestros” Institute (A Coruña) and “Fonseca” Centre (A Coruña).

At the moment he is working as a teacher of Galician language and literature at Santa María del Mar School (A Coruña).

Since 2002, he has a personal web page dedicated to the Galician language and culture, new technologies and education, with collaborations and forum for school children.