Curriculum Vitae


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DEGREES

Graduate of English Literature, University of Athens
Graduate of Civil Engineering, NTUA

EDUCATION

1984 Graduation from ARSAKEION High School (High Merit)
1984 - 1986 North-East Surrey College of Technology (NESCOT):
CGE A Levels (Maths, Physics, Chemistry, English)
1986 - 1992 National Technical University of Athens – department of civil engineering (Major: Transportation Engineering)
1997 - 2003 National Capodistrian University of Athens – DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH (major: linguistics) (High Merit)
2016 SUBTITLING CERTIFICATE (ENGLISH to GREEK)
2016- PHD CANDIDATE IONIAN UNIVERSITY (CORFU) – FACULTY OF MUSIC & AUDIOVISUAL ARTS

WORK EXPERIENCE

1998 - 2018 Oxford University Press, UK – Author, Editor, Translator

  • Author of Educational Material of English as a Foreign Language, specialising in Lexis/Vocabulary Books (See next page – Publications)
  • Author / Editor of Vocabulary Practice and Development books (Study Companions) for the Greek market (See next page – Publications)
  • Editor of Grammar Books for the Greek market (See next page – Publications)
  • Translator / Editor of the Greek webpage of OUP
  • Author / Editor of Lexis/Vocabulary Wordlists for OUP coursebooks for all levels, for the Greek market
  • Author of lesson plans / course plan building schemes for Greek language schools, where OUP materials are being taught

2011 - 2019 Hyphen publishing
Author / Editor of Vocabulary Practice and Development books (Study Companions, Voc & Grammar Supplements) for the Greek market (See next page – Publications)

2011 - 2012 Pedio Publishing
Author of Language Coursebooks for young learners (pre-school) (See next page – Publications)

1995 - 2005 Linguaphone Institute - Athens

  • Director of Studies (2001 – 2005)
  • Teacher Trainer – responsible for training Linguaphone teachers on various subjects (methodology, language awareness, class management, etc.)
  • Author of Educational Material of English as a Foreign Language (See next page – Publications)
  • English Teacher specializing in terminology: technical, financial, management, advertising, etc.

1999 –2003 Commercial Bank of Greece Training Centre

  • English Language and Terminology Teacher
  • Author of custom-made materials to cover the Centre’s syllabus (See next page – Publications)
  • Seminars on Banking and Finance (Terminology)

1996 - 1998 ICON Consulting, Athens
Seminars on Business Communication and Terminology

1995 - 1999 British Council
Examinations Supervisor

LECTURES/CONFERENCES

2016 «AN EVENT ON TRANSLATION»: a lecture on “Translation as a tool in teaching foreign languages”, Day-conference of the Panhellenic Association of Translators, Ionian Centre, Plaka, March 2016

2016 NATIONAL CONFERENCE “NEOS PEDEGOGOS”: presentation of “A Course of English for pre-school children with the cartoon of Barbie”, Eugenides Foundation, Athens, April 2016

2017 NATIONAL CONFERENCE “InfoKid 2017”: presentation of “Children’s engagement in learning and the intake of information”, Corfu, April 2017

2018 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE “NETTIES” 2018 presentation of “All Those New Words: Now you See them; Now you Don’t.”, Corfu, May 2018

PUBLICATIONS

1995 Teaching Methodology & Resource Materials for Linguaphone Courses (Basic/Elementary & Intermediate)

1996 Adaptation/Writing of GR Handbooks: FastLane Linguaphone Courses (English, French, Italian, Spanish, German)

1997 Adaptation/Writing of Linguaphone 2000 Handbook – English Course (Basic to Pre-Intermediate)

1997 Grammar & Practice Materials for the Linguaphone 2000 (Basic & Elementary)

1998 - 1999 The Grammar Champions 1, 2 & 3, OUP (Editing of Greek – A, B, C classes)

1999 Writing of Countdown to FC – Study Companion, OUP (Pre-FCE)

1999 Translation/Adaptation of Language of Love, Linguaphone

2000 Linguaphone Courseguides (Compilation of weekly plans for the Linguaphone Franchise Network – all levels)

2000 Writing of Kickstart – Study Companion, OUP (D class)

2001 Editing of Masterclass CPE – Study Companion, OUP

2001 Linguaphone On-Line Placement Test - Linguaphone (Compilation of Grammar & Vocabulary, Editing of Reading & Listening)

2000 - 2003 OUP Courseguides (Compilation of weekly plans for OUP courses – all levels)

2002- 2003 Editing of Grammar Team 2 - OUP (B class)

2002- 2003 Writing of Finance and Banking Terminology course - for ΣΤΕΠ (Intermediate level)

2003- 2004 Writing of Masterclass FCE – Study Companion, OUP (FCE level)

2007 Writing of CAE Result – Study Companion, OUP (CAE level)

2007 Compilation & translation of Alphabetical Wordlist of ECPE Result – Companion, OUP (CPE level)

2008 Translation of CAE Result Alphabetical wordlist into Greek, OUP (CAE level)

2008 Writing of Fast Class – Companion, OUP (FCE level)

2010 Writing of Quest B1 – Companion, OUP (Senior B level)

2011 Writing of ECCE Result – Companion, OUP (FCE level)

2012 Writing of Spin 1-2-3 – Companion, HYPHEN SA (Senior A, B, C levels)

2012 Writing of Proficiency Masterclass – Companion, OUP (CPE level)

2013 Writing of Βarbie Fun to Learn English – 8 volume course, PEDIO Publishing in cooperation with MATTEL Inc (Junior A & B levels)

2014 Revision of Masterclass FCE – Companion, OUP (FCE level)

2014 Revision of Advanced Result – Companion, OUP (CAE level)

2014 Revision of First Result – Companion, OUP (FCE level)

2015 Writing of Oxford Discover – Vocabulary and Grammar Supplement, OUP (B, C, D levels)

2016 An English course for pre-school children with the use of Barbie cartoon – paper for Neos Pedagogos Congress, Athens April 2016

2017 Writing of Revised Edition of Oxford Discover series levels 2, 3 & 4 – Study Companion and Grammar supplement, OUP (B, C, D senor levels)

2017 Writing of Family and Friends 1 & 2 - Study Companion and Grammar supplement, OUP (Junior A, B levels)

2017 "Children's engagement in learning and the intake of information in technologically mediated communication environments." – paper for InfoKid conference, Corfu April 2017

2018 Writing of GoGetter 1 & 2 - Study Companion, YORK Press (Junior A, B levels)

2018 All Those New Words: Now you See them; Now you Don’t. – paper for NETTIES international conference, Corfu, May 2018

2018 Inclusion: Enhancing 65+ Access to Improved job opportunities via education and social support. Policy brief for COST Action IS140

2019 Film subtitles as a successful vocabulary learning tool. – (Open Journal of Modern Linguistics, Apr 2019

2019 Writing of GoGetter 3 - Study Companion, Pearson and York Press (Senior C level)

2019 BEILS Online Vocabulary Worksheets(Latin American Market) – Levels A1 & B2

2019 The Dual Coding and Multimedia Learning Theories: Film Subtitles as a Vocabulary Teaching Tool– Education Sciences Journal, Aug 2019

AS EU EXPERT

2016 COST ACTION IS1410 DIGILITEY conference «Digital Literacy and Multimodal Practices of Young Children», Laranca, March 2016

2016 CA15130 SAREP 1st Management Committee Meeting, Brussels, April 2016

2016 COST ACTION IS1409 GENDEREWL, Local Policy Workshop, Warsaw, June 2016

2016 COST ACTION IS1402 AGEISM “Mid-term conference on Ageism”, Eindhoven, Sep 2016

2016 CA15221 WERELATE 1st Management Committee Meeting, Brussels, Oct 2016

2016 CA15130 SAREP conference «Study Abroad Research: Insights from the Present, Directions for the Future», Vilnius, Oct 2016

2017 CA15221 WERELATE Spring Workshop and Meetings - Dublin, Feb 2017

2017 COST ACTION IS1409 GENDEREWL, MidTerm Conference, Zagreb, March 2017

2017 CA15130 SAREP workshop “Exploring and contrasting measures of linguistic development”, Lund, April 2017

2017 CA15130 SAREP workshop “Promoting success in Study Abroad: responding to individual differences”, Split, Sep 2017

2017 CA15221 WERELATE Winter Conference & Meeting - Lisbon, Oct 2017

2017 CA16204 DISTANT READING 1st Management Committee Meeting, Brussels, Nov 2016

2018 CA15130 SAREP Workshop/Conference “Study Abroad: Moving forward on the linguistic and cognitive fronts”, Palma Mallorca, Jan 2018

2018 CA16204 DISTANT READING Joint 2nd MC meeting and WG1 Μeeting, Prague, Feb 2018

2018 CA15221 WERELATE February/March Meetings - Malta, Feb 2018

2018 CA16204 DISTANT READING Joint Core Group and Working Groups Meeting, Antwerp, Oct 2018

2018 CA15130 SAREP conference «Erasmus, study abroad, and Europe: from research and theory to practice and programmes», Montpellier, Oct 2018

2018 COST ACTION IS1409 GENDEREWL, MC Meeting, Working Group Meeting and Conference, Galway, Nov 2018

2019 CA16204 DISTANT READING Joint Core Group, Management Committee and Working Groups Meeting, Lisbon, Jan 2019

2019 CA15130 SAREP συνέδριο/workshop «Input in study abroad and views from acquisition: focus on constructs, operationalisation and measurement», Barcelona, Jan 2019

2019 CA15221 WERELATE Core Group and Management Committee Meetings, Montenegro, Feb 2019

2019 CA18119 WHO CARES IN EUROPE 1st Management Committee meeting, Brussels, Mar 2019

2019 EUROPEAN LITERACY NETWORK Instalment Committee Meeting – Plovdiv, Apr 2019

PROJECTS

Participation in work groups for planning and materialization for the following European co-funded projects:

1999 - 2001 «ΘΡΑΝΙΟ» - EPET II / 1.3 research contract – Reusable educational units based on Internet technology software and Virtual Reality.

1999 - 2001 «ELECTRON – OIL» - LEONARDO DA VINCI research contract: Foreign Language Evaluation Processes pertaining to real-time distance training with the use of Virtual Reality technology.

1999 - 2001 «LEARN» - LEONARDO DA VINCI research contract: pilot programme for education with the use of experimental interactive networks – databases.

2001 - 2002 «POWERNET» - ADAPT research contract: innovative actions in the field of Electrical Power Production, specifically in matters of safety at the workplace.

2001 EUROPE: ONE COUNTRY – 13 LANGUAGES – TOWARDS THE SUCCESS OF THE GREATEST INTERNATIONAL EVENT (EU COUNT 13) research contract : aiming at raising awareness and bringing young people in contact with 13 European languages, as an additional means towards the successful organization of the Olympic Games of Athens 2004.

2002 ROCKS: ROAD COSTS KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMConstructions Institute (IOK) research contract: translation / adaptation of constructions costing system

2015-2016 ΤΕΕ: «Development of Scientific Expertise Management Systems, Administrative Procedures and Information » – research contract: text analysis / key words selection for the digitized material of the Library of the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE)

LANGUAGES
  • Greek (Native)
  • English (Near-native)
  • French (Very good)
  • Spanish (Good)
  • Italian (Basic)
OTHER INTERESTS

Dance
Music
Travel
Volunteer work (member of the Local Committee of the Greek Girl Guides Association)

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