Maria Kaparou

 

Maria Kaparou is course tutor at the TEI of Chalkis, Logistics Department. Born in Greece, Maria completed her studies in England; then began her professional life as an Assistant Manager in family education institutions; she has been working as course tutor at the Technological Education Institute (TEI) of Chalkis, the Hellenic Police Academy, State Institutes of Vocational Education (IEK) since 2005; being a manager in a British summer school motivated her to implement methods that enhance effectiveness in any organisation she works. She has been selected Chief and Oral Examiner for the ECCE exams of the University of Michigan by the Hellenic American Union and Observer of KPG English exams by YPEPTH, held in Greece. She aspires to have a promising academic career after completing her PhD in Educational Management.
In addition to her scientific fields of interest (Educational Management,Quality  Assurance, Gender, Innovation, Comparative Education, Effectiveness, Foreign Language Certificates),she has been making research and writing articles.
Attending lectures and conferences on Education Policy, Educational Management, Quality Improvement in Higher Education (OECD,UNESCO,IIEP),Teacher Training, Learning Difficulties, broaden her professional horizons.
Member of TESOL, Hellenic Association of Inventive Educators, Hellenic Dyslexia Association, UNICEF, always contributes to their activities.