Dr Konstantina Kalogirou

Dr Konstantina Kalogirou works as Post 16 Area Leader, English and EAL teacher at Cathays High School. She is the primary investigator of KA2 Erasmus+ project called VIA Culture. She also works voluntarily as secretary in National Drama, the UK’s leading subject association for Drama teachers and theatre educators. She holds a PhD in Vocabulary Acquisition via Drama while her doctorate research has been fully funded by Hellenic State Scholarships Foundation and has been conducted in cooperation with Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Cardiff Metropolitan University. In her Thesis she deployed an innovative second language acquisition teaching method called, Vocabulary Acquisition via Drama (VAD). She holds an MA in Applied Drama: Theatre in Educational, Community and Social context by Goldsmiths College, University of London and a BA (Hons) in English Language and Literature by Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Her research interests involve: second language acquisition, process drama, new technologies, experiential learning, task based learning.


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Mr Konstantinos P. Trimmis

Konstantinos Trimmis is an Archaeologist at the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology at the University of Bristol. In Bristol he works as Associate Teacher and Archaeology Technician and he is responsible for the maintenance and management of the department's survey and geophysics equipment and the laboratory of Archaeological Practice. His research focuses on the Aegean and Balkan prehistory, the archaeology of caves, the computer applications in Archaeology, the Archaeology of contemporary Urban Landscapes, and the applications of Cultural Heritage in real world problems. He was for three years (2014 - 2017) project coordinator for the SHARE with Schools outreach project in Cardiff University, a pioneering outreach project that develops and delivers toolkits and workshops that showcase the exciting and diverse range of research and study into the past from prehistoric times to contemporary societies. He has published extensively in international journals and he is co-director of the Mala Pećina excavation in Croatia.


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Fiona Dalziel

Fiona Dalziel is Associate Professor of English Language and Translation at the Department of Linguistic and Literary Studies (DiSLL) of the University of Padova, Italy. She teaches on the BA in Language, Literature and Cultural Mediation and the MA in Modern Languages for International Communication and Collaboration. From 2013 to 2016 she was Head of Padova University Language Centre, where she set up the LEAP (Learning English for Academic Purposes) Project, whose aim was to provide support for lecturers teaching their content courses through English. Her research interests include: promoting metacognitive learning strategies and learner autonomy; teaching academic writing; English-medium Instruction (EMI); and the use of drama in language learning, including that of adult migrants. She is a member of the editorial board of Language Learning in Higher Education, the journal of CercleS, the European Confederation of Language Centres in Higher Education, and she is guest editor of the May 2019 issue entitled “Language learning for and with refugees in higher education”. She has been coordinator of Padova University English drama group for 20 years.


Professor Anastasios Tsangalidis

Anastasios Tsangalidis is Professor of Syntax-Semantics at the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He studied English and Linguistics in Thessaloniki, Edinburgh, Dublin and Cambridge and holds an MPhil in Linguistics from the University of Dublin (Trinity College, 1994) and a PhD from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1997). Prior to his employment at Aristotle University, he worked at the Centre for the Greek Language (March 1999 - December 2000) and the Department of Linguistics, University of Ioannina (January 2001 - March 2006). He has taught courses in general linguistics, syntax and semantics, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. His main research interests are in the area of syntactic and semantic description and the relevance of grammar to language teaching. He has worked for several research projects and has published his research in books, journals and conference proceedings.


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Mrs Eleutheria Theodoroudi

Ms Eleftheria Theodoroudi is an archaeologist – museologist and a PhD candidate of Prehistoric Archaeology in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Her main research interests are Greek Iron Age, ancient metalworking and analytical techniques, and at the same time public archaeology and cultural heritage management. She has worked as a researcher in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki at various national and European projects aiming at understanding the perception of archaeology and archaeological heritage by the public, conducted wide public surveys on the same topic and organized small and large scale public outreach activities. She has worked as a curator at the Basketball Museum of Thessaloniki YMCA and she is currently working as an assistant project manager at CERTH/ITI.


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Mrs Mary Margaroni

Mary Margaroni, has completed her undergraduate studies in Greek Philology (specialization in Modern Greek and Byzantine Literature at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Free University Berlin and University of Hamburg, 1991), Nursery (Hamburg, 1995), German Philology (specialisation in Didactics and Methodology at National and Capodistrian University of Athens and University of Caen, 2000), History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology (specialisation in Social Anthropology, and especially Anthropology of Education at University of Thessaly, 2005) and Special Education (specialisation in Teacher for Primary School at University of Thessaly, 2010) as well as her postgraduate studies in History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology (specialisation in Social Anthropology, especially Anthropology of Language at University of Thessaly, 2006), Adult Education (at Hellenic Open University, 2013), Theatre Studies (specialisation in Drama in Education at Open University of Cyprus, 2014), European Literature and Culture (at Aristotle University, 2015), Sciences of Education (specialisation in Teaching Modern Greek as L2 at University of Western Macedonia). Sie is currently a postgraduate student in the master program «Language Education for Refugees and Migrants» at Hellenic Open University as well as a PhD candidate in Modern Social History at Centre on Antisemitism Research (Berlin). Her scientific interests and her publications focus on issues of language, didactics, education and social life of minority groups. She has been working for more than 25 years in various educational, social and research institutions in Greece, Germany and Belgium. Since 2015 she is member of the associated teaching staff of the School of Modern Greek Language at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.


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Dr Georgia Gavriilidou

Dr Georgia Gavriilidou is a member of the permanent teaching staff of the School of Modern Greek Language at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She is a graduate from the Greek Language and Literature and from the English Language and Literature departments of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She holds a PhD in Teaching Greek as Second/Foreign Language with a focus on developing academic skills for foreign students. She has published a book for foreign students of the advanced level. Her research interests are teaching Greek as second/foreign language at the advanced level (C1-C2), teaching Greek for the Erasmus students (A1-A2 level), Greek for General Academic Purposes, needs analysis, syllabus design.


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Mrs Branka Sreckovic-Minic

Mrs Branka Sreckovic-Minic has finished the Law school (International Relations) at University of Belgrade, and is a teacher of French as a foreign language from the Stendhal University in Grenoble (France). She has a dual citizenship (Serbian and French). She has worked as a workshop leader in Drama in Education, with children from 5 -18, and trained adults for their drama work with children. BSM has taught in the French educational system, and she works for the last 18 years at the International School of Belgrade as IB MYP and DP coordinator, Individuals & Societies Head of department, taught IB French and is still teaching IB History. She is a site-based coordinator for students taking an IB course online. She is a team member for IB verification & evaluation visits, and the IB MYP workshop leader for Heads of schools and coordinators, Individuals & Societies subject area, Projects, Interdisciplinary teaching and learning, “What is an IB Education” workshops, like Investigating inquiry and Approaches to Learning. She presented at national and international conferences and festivals, and presented to political parties educational teams about specifics of international education.


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Dr Olja Milosevic

Dr Olja Milosevic, International School of Belgrade, has been involved in second and foreign language teaching at all levels in primary, secondary and tertiary education. She holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics and is primarily interested in the impact of affective domain on second language acquisition. Her other interests include maintaining the mother tongue and teacher training. Olja is involved in a number of projects that encourage senior citizens to learn a foreign language.


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Dr Nikolaos Konstantakis

Dr Nikos Konstantakis has joined Cardiff Metropolitan University in September 2016 as Senior Lecturer and Programme Director of the MA Education: TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages). He has also worked in the Open University in Greece, in Swansea University in the UK, and the University of Central Lancashire in Cyprus. He has extensive professional experience in TESOL/ELT, having taught at a number of language schools. He has also worked as a linguist researcher designing and developing language learning software in the Department of Educational Technology at the Institute for Language and Speech Processing, Greece. Moreover, he has designed, implemented, and run an internet distance learning course on NATO and military terminology at the Hellenic Army Language School, Greece. He holds a BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Athens, an MA in Applied Language Studies: Computing from the University of Kent, and a PhD in Applied Linguistics from Swansea University.