Panagiotis Kanychis was born in Rhodes, which is the largest of the Dodecanese islands of Greece. He is a primary school teacher who implements several STEAM projects and innovations in his classroom. He holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Education and is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of the Aegean, Department of Primary Education. He is a teacher trainer and coordinator in several educational projects. As a Scientix Ambassador, he has worked in several European projects and tasks for European Schoolnet and other organizations. He has attended many Summer-Winter schools and workshops, where he has been trained on how to design and implement STEAM courses and innovative methods of teaching. Panagiotis is a member of the Advisory Board of EASE - European Association of STEAM Educators - and a representative of the Association in Greece.
His goal, as a Fulbright grantee, is to develop new pedagogy ideas by bringing international perspectives to his classroom and his school, and ways to overcome educational deficiencies. Returning to his school, he wants to give to his students and colleagues a vision for a better future in education.