Carmen Batanero is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mathematics Education at the University of Granada, Spain. Before entering this Department in 1988, she worked in the Department of Statistics where she taught Probability and Biostatistics for 11 years. She is presently teaching statistics and statistical education, doing research and supervising doctoral dissertations on statistical education, in addition to being involved in doing consultancy and in the statistical training of researchers in Education. Her publications include research papers and books directed to teachers. She helped to establish a new stochastics group at PME (Psychology of Mathematics Education), edited the Newsletter of the International research Group for Research on Learning Probability and Statistics from 1996 to 1999 and the Statistics Education Research Newsletter in 2000-2001. She was President of IASE for the period 2001-2003 and is member of ICMI Executive Committee (2003-2006).