Alexandra Anastasiadou holds a B.A. in English Language and Literature, a B.A. in the Pedagogical Department for Primary Education from Aristotle University, an M.Ed. in TESOL from the Hellenic Open University of Patras, an M.A in Cognitive Development from the Pedagogical Department of Western Macedonia, a Ph.D. in Teaching Writing from Aristotle University and a Post doc in Teacher Education from the Pedagogical Department of Western Macedonia. She works as a state school advisor-teacher trainer in the Regional Directorate of Education for Central Macedonia. She has also evaluated the English textbooks of the first grade of junior high school.
She also teaches and supervises dissertations in the EFL/ELF Master’s programme of the Hellenic Open University in Patras. Her research interests include Teaching writing, Teaching young learners, Curriculum design, Teacher Training, Assessment, CLIL.
By attending the 2017 SUSI-MIAS program at New York University she aspires to delve into American culture and society in order to integrate them in the Greek curriculum for teaching English as a foreign language and, thus, promote understanding of otherness and develop acceptance of diversity.