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Academic rank: Professor

Subject: Pedagogy: Contemporary Pedagogical Approaches-Didactics and Methodology

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Tel: (+30) 24210-74838

Curriculum vitae

SED courses

  • The role of play in children's learning
  • Contemporary Educational Approaches
  • Instruction and Methodology of Early Education Activities I
  • Introduction to Pedagogy

Office hours

  • Tuesday      16.00-18.00
  • Wednesday 10.00-12.00

Recent Publications

  • Nikolaos C Zygouris, Kafenia Botsoglou, Antonios N Dadaliaris, Georgios Dimitriou, Daniil Trontsios, Georgios I Stamoulis, Denis Vavougios (2021) . International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning, 141-150
  • Eleni Kougioumtzidou, Kafenia Botsoglou, Apostolos Xenakis, Konstantinos Kalovrektis, (2021) Exploratory Analysis of the Nature and Extent in Digital Games and Physical Computing Activity for Elementary School Students. International Journal of Physical Computing, Wireless Sensor Networks and IoT applications [Volume 1– No.1, 2021]
  • Kafenia Botsoglou, Eleftheria Beazidou, Eleni Kougioumtzidou & Maria Vlachou (2017). Listening to Children: Using ECERS –R and Mosaic Approach to Improve Learning Environments: a case study. Early Child Development and Care, 1-DOI:10.1080/03004430.2017.1337006
  • Botsoglou, K., Hrisikou, S., Kakana, D-M. (2011). Measuring safety levels in playgrounds using environment assessment scales: the issue of playground safety in Early Child Development and Care, Volume 181, Issue 6, 749-760.
  • Vlachou, M., Andreou, E., Botsoglou, K. and Didaskalou, Ε. (2011) Bully/Victim problems Among Preschool Children: a Review of Current Research Evidence. Educational Psychology Review,  2(3),329-358
  • Beazidou, , Botsoglou,K., Vlachou, M. (2012) “Promoting emotional knowledge: strategies Greek preschool teachers employ during book reading”. Early Child Development and Care, 1-14.
  • Vlachou, , Botsoglou, K. and Andreou, E. (2013) “Assessing Bully/Victim Problems in Preschool Children: A Multimethod Approach,” Journal of Criminology, vol. 2013, Article ID 301658, 8 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/301658
  • Beazidou, , Botsoglou, K., Andreou, E., (2013). « Classroom behavior management practices in kindergarten classrooms: An observation study». Hellenic journal of research in education, 1, 93-108. ISSN 2241-7303
  • Vlachou M., Andreou, E., Botsoglou, K. (2014). Bully/Victim Problems among Preschool Children: Naturalistic Observations in the Classroom and on the Playground. The International Journal of Learning: Annual Review, Volume 20, 2013, pp.77-93.
  • Beazidou, , Botsoglou. K (2016). Peer acceptance and friendship in early childhood: the conceptual distinctions between them Early Child Development and Care,1-17, Routledge
  • Vlachou, , Botsoglou, K., Andreou, E. (2013). Bullying/Victimization in Preschool Children: Intrapersonal and Contextual Factors. In K. Dekker & M. Dijkstra (Eds.) SchoolBullying: Predictive Factors, Coping Strategies and Effects on Mental Health (pp. 97-122). Nova Publishers

More Information

Ms. Botsoglou  is Professor of Pedagogy at the Department of Special Education of the University of Thessaly, where she has been serving since October 2002. She has been a scientific coordinator and has participated as a team member in a number of national and European projects in the field of education and teaching methodology. She has published more than 60 articles in international journals and proceedings of international conferences. Since 2020, she is the director of the Institute of Teaching and Teacher Education, the research center of IASON of the University of Thessaly. She holds the Degree of the Department of Early Childhood Education of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1990), a Master's degree in Research Methodology (H.O.U., 2004) and a PhD in Education Sciences (A.U.Th., 1998). Her main research interests focus on research and the application of innovative pedagogical and didactic approaches in education as well as on quality issues in the educational process.


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