Elisa Truffelli is Associate Professor of Experimental Pedagogy at the University of Bologna, she carries out her research and teaching activities at the Department of Education Sciences Giovanni Maria Bertin. The research interests deal with pre-school contexts, university students and continuing education. The main research topics concern the following fields: planning, evaluation and monitoring of contexts' quality, educational documentation, assessment of learning in HE, and ready comprehension. He also carries out studies on the topic of gender education in childhood. He belongs to the Research Center on Gender and Education in which he holds the role of a member of the coordination committee. It belongs to the international scientific society EECERA and various national scientific societies of pedagogy.