Staff

Heads of School
Cavoura Irene, Ms (Operations)
Irene is Greece's Honorary Consul in Glasgow. She has taught for many years adult learners at the Department off Adult and Continuing Education (DACE) at the University of Glasgow.

Pitticas Nondas, Mr (External Affairs)
Nondas is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Business & Enterprise of the University West of Scotland. Details about his activities and professional affiliations can be found on www.pitticas.eu

School Committee
Kyriacou Nicolas, Mr (Treasurer)
Lada-Kontakou Carolina, Ms (Secretary)
McEwan Natalie, Ms (Chair)
Pitticas Nicola, Ms
Cavoura Irene, Ms (ex-officio)
Papageorgiou Constantinos, Rev (ex-officio)
Pitticas Nondas, Mr (ex-officio)

Teaching staff
Bakavou Eva, Ms
Eva was born and lived in Thessaloniki. She graduated from the Aristotle University's of Thessaloniki Education Department-Primary Education in 2011 and then she completed in 2014 a MSc Inclusive Education-Research, Policy and Practice at the University of Glasgow.  She is a full-time nursery teacher at the Glasgow Academy and she joined the School in September 2017.

Oiconomou Chrysa, Ms

Chrysa was born and lived in Athens. She graduated from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2010. She received her BSc in Greek Philology, specializing in Ancient Greek and Latin. She has tutored students of all ages, from six years old to adults, both in private and as a teaching staff member in two different schools. She has also attended seminars regarding special Education and learning difficulties. She joined the Greek school of Glasgow in January 2017.


Maousidou-Vozika Elisavet, Ms
Elisavet was born and grew up in Thessaloniki. She earned her Bachelors` degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Philosophy, having specialized in Ancient and Modern Greek Literature as well as in Classical Archaeology. During her studies she did her internship in the “State Museum of Contemporary Art of Thessaloniki” organizing educational sessions for primary and secondary school students. After her graduation in 2009, she started her career as a teacher in Private Education. Since then, she has tutored primary, secondary and high school students, preparing them for their examinations. She has acquired certifications from various seminars specialising in Educational and Psychological Aspects of Learning Disabilities.

Elisavet lives in Glasgow since 2014 and joined the Greek school of Glasgow in September 2014. She teaches Greek as a mother tongue and as a foreign language to students of all ages.
She is very interested in Music and Art and she has studied classical guitar and classical piano for 10 years. She is also an active member of the dance club “Glasgow Hellenic Dancers”, participating in various festivals and ceremonies.

Peios Alkiviadis, Mr

Alkiviadis was born in Naoussa. He graduated from the University of Aegean, School of Humanities in 2012 with a Bed Primary Education Sciences. After his graduation he started teaching adults and children in private. He has tutored children helping them with all the primary lessons included in the national curriculum and immigrants adults teaching them Greek as a foreign language.

Alkiviadis lives in Glasgow since May 2017, he has attained qualified teacher status (QTS:1745579) and joined the Greek School of Glasgow in September 2017.  He specializes in Cross-curricular approach to teaching and learning that includes contributions from greek language-history-mythology.


Vlachaki Giota, Ms

Giota was born in Thessaloniki. She graduated in 1999 from the University of Ioannina, with a degree in Primary School Education and in 2008 from the University of the Aegean with MSc "Women and Gender, Anthropological and Historical approaches", in the department of Social Anthropology and History. In 2011 she got a postgraduate certification in " Special Education"  from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Primary School Education. She is currently a PhD student in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. From 2001 until 2013 she served as a primary school teacher in Samos, Lesvos, Kavala and Thessaloniki. Giota joins the School in September 2017.

 

Xenos Antonis, Mr
Details about his interests and affiliations can be found on http://ionianhellene.blogspot.co.uk/

(Tsilfidou Christina, Mrs)
Christina served at the School from September 2013 to June 2017. During her time in Scotland, among her many initiatives, the most notable work was a research she carried out in collaboration with the TEG Brussels, regarding the quality in education at community schools.  The work was accepted at the 26th International Forum of Greek Educators in 2016 and can be read here.

H Χριστίνα φοίτησε στο «Τμήμα Επιστημών Προσχολικής Αγωγής και Εκπαίδευσης» του Αριστοτελείου Πανεπιστημίου Θεσσαλονίκης. Απέκτησε μεταπτυχιακό δίπλωμα στη «Συνεχιζόμενη Εκπαίδευση», με ειδίκευση στο Κίνητρο Επίτευξης των εκπαιδευτικών πρωτοβάθμιας εκπαίδευσης, από το τμήμα  Εκπαιδευτικής και Κοινωνικής Πολιτικής του Πανεπιστημίου Μακεδονίας. Επίσης, φοίτησε στο τμήμα «Ισπανική Γλώσσα και Πολιτισμός» του Ελληνικού Ανοιχτού Πανεπιστημίου.  Το 2000 συμμετείχε επιτυχώς στο διαγωνισμό του ΑΣΕΠ για εκπαιδευτικούς και από το 2001 έως το 2013 εργάστηκε ως νηπιαγωγός στη δημόσια εκπαίδευση. Το 2013 αποσπάστηκε στο Ελληνικό Σχολείο Γλασκώβης και στο Ελληνικό Σχολείο Εδιμβούργου. Εργάστηκε στο Ελληνικό Σχολείο Γλασκώβης ως το 2017 διδάσκοντας την ελληνική γλώσσα ως μητρική και ως δεύτερη/ξένη γλώσσα σε παιδιά και ενήλικες μαθητές.

(Vasilaki Popi, Ms)
Popi served at the School from September 2013 to June 2017. She has now returned to her home town of Rethymnon in Crete, where she has been successful in securing a doctoral research post carried out by the Universities of Crete, Marseille and Florence.
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