Oscar Valiente is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Glasgow. He is an expert on comparative education, skills, and international development. He has directed projects funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), European Union, Scottish Funding Council, and Jaume Bofill Foundation. He is on the Editorial Board of Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education and currently directs the project ‘Can Dual Apprenticeships Create Better and More Equitable Social and Economic Outcomes for Young People? A Comparative Study of India and Mexico (ESRC Global Challenges Research Fund, 2018-2021).