Markus Talvio is an Associate Professor and Program Chair for the Post-Graduate Diploma in Education program at Sharjah Education Academy. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Helsinki, Finland having over 30 years of experience in the field of education. He served as a senior lecturer at the University of Helsinki from 2018-2021 responsible for training on interaction skills, group development and educational psychology in Finnish and English, pedagogy and educational psychology for Finnish and foreign students in the Faculty of Educational Sciences. He has provided supervision of two doctoral students and about 40 master and bachelor students. He has been responsible teacher for innovative flipped learning courses and their digitalization with the team on Educational Psychology since 2018. Markus has produced 29 international scientific publications and he has conducted altogether 40 presentations in international scientific conferences and events since 2008.
Since 2008, Markus has been the Managing Director, Koulutus ja työnohjaus Talvio Oy [Training and Consulting Talvio Inc.] providing administration, evaluating, consulting, and implementing social and emotional learning, student engagement, teambuilding and social interaction skills training worldwide. He has conducted over 50 workshops in over 10 countries (China, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Spain, and Sweden).