Tel Amiel completed his PhD in Instructional Technology at the University of Georgia. He is currently professor at the School of Education at the University of Brasilia where he coordinates the UNESCO Chair in Distance Education. He was previously coordinator of the UNESCO Chair in Open Education (Unicamp, 2014-2018).
He was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Wollongong and Stanford University, and a visiting professor at Utah State University.
His interests in the area of open and education and educational technology, with particular focus on schooling and teacher professional development.