Professional / Administrative Experience

Positions

– Professor at the Department of Educational Sciences and Early Childhood Education, University of Patras (2013-).

– Academic staff at the Hellenic Open University (2004-)

– Visiting professor at the Department of Education, University of Cyprus (1999-2000, 2009, 2013).

– Key researcher in national and international funded research projects in the frame of Science Education.

– Involved for years in the pre-service and in-service training of teachers in the preschool, primary and secondary education.

 

Other scientific and administrative activities

– Guest editor for a special issue of ‘Science and Education’ Journal concerning ‘The 4th Hellenic Conference on the History and Philosophy of Science and Science Teaching’ (2009)

– National representative for OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA):

2002 3rd Meeting of National Project Managers (Melbourne, 20/10 – 25/10/2002)
2003 1st meeting of the PISA Science Forum (Paris, 3/12 – 4/12/2003)
2003 2nd meeting of the PISA 2006 Science Forum (Paris, 27/2 – 28/2/2003)
2004 Meeting of National Project Managers (Athens, 1/3 – 5/3/2004)

 

Μember of the editorial board of Review of Science, Mathematics and ICT Education published by the Department of Educational Sciences and Early Childhood Education of Patras University (http://www.ecedu.upatras.gr/review/)

– Member of the reviewer board of Science & Education (http://www.springerlink.com/content/102992/), International Journal of Environmental and Science Education (http://www.ijese.com/), The Science Education Review (http://www.scienceeducationreview.com/), Themes in Science and Technology Education (http://earthlab.uoi.gr/theste).

– Deputy Head of the Department of Educational Sciences and Early Childhood Education, University of  Patras (2011-2013).

– Head of the Department of Educational Sciences and Early Childhood Education, University of  Patras (2016-2018).