Andressa Molinari is a PhD from Londrina State University (UEL, Brazil) in the area of Education, and was a visiting research scholar at The University of Georgia, in the Department of Language and Literacy Education. Andressa is also the editor of the Scholar Speak out (SSo) from the Journal of Literacy and Language Education-JoLLe (UGA). She was an assistant professor at UEL (2013-2021), working at the Language department and is an English teacher in the public educational system in the city of Londrina. She is currently a professor at Niterói Federal University (UFF). Her research interests include English Language teacher development, language policies, and having as a principle the preparation for democratic citizenship as an integral part of a critical agenda for teacher training, adopts the deliberative pedagogy, in order to explore the potential of English language classes to train teachers from the perspective of citizenship education. Her current research focus is on the Internationalization of higher education and English Language teacher development. The aim is to shed light into how public policies can influence significantly on teacher training and the enhancement of learning and teaching in higher education, in the realm of internationalization. Andressa holds a Master´s degree in Applied Linguistics, a specialization in English Language teaching education, and previously to that, an under graduation course in Early childhood education and another one in Foreign languages.