Katerina Stephanides

Katerina read History of Art and Spanish from University College London. Upon her
return to Cyprus, she worked as a collaborator at the Leventis Municipal Museum,
and at the A. G. Leventis Gallery until the latter’s opening in 2014, where she was an
Educational Officer and then from 2016, Curator and Head of Education at the
aforementioned museum.She has curated various exhibitions and edited publications, with a primary focus on 20th century Cypriot Art.

She currently holds the position of Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs and Public Engagement of the A. G Leventis Gallery.

Maria Kyprianou

Maria Kyprianou is a passionate English Language teacher with a decade of expertise. She graduated from the University of Brighton with an undergraduate degree in English Studies and Linguistics and she also obtained a Master’s Degree at the same university in English Language

Teaching as well as a CELTA certificate. Maria is known for her dynamic teaching style and ability to build rapport with her students. Her approach to teaching involves interactive discussions and engaging lessons which enhance the students’ learning experience.

Eleni Stylianou

Eleni Stylianou is a Science teacher at the Falcon School Nicosia. She has a master’s degree in Learning in the Natural Sciences from the University of Cyprus as well as a BSc(Hons) in Chemistry from Nottingham Trent University. She runs the Alchemy & Potions and the Ethical

Explorers afternoon clubs at the Falcon school. In these clubs, pupils learn valuable lab skills, engage in STEM challenges, attempt to understand complicated scientific phenomena and debate great scientific dilemmas.

Dominic Lusk

Dominic Lusk is a Mathematics graduate who obtained a master’s degree in Mathematics from Leicester University, before training as a Primary teacher at Chestet University. He has taught a wide range of subjects to Primary Students and is currently teaching Mathematics to students in Secondary education.

Costas Pringipas

Costas Pringipas is a teacher of computer science and educational robotics. He has a BSc in Information Technology from UCL and a Masters in Educational Technology from California State University. He has been teaching computer science since 2001 and educational robotics since 2013. He is passionate about using technology to enhance learning, teaching, and communication. He has participated in several national and international competitions and projects related to educational robotics, such as the Robotex.

Tereza Markidou

Tereza Markidou (PhD) is a researcher, a primary school teacher and art educator. She is currently External Collaborator at the Pedagogical Institute of Cyprus, where she offers seminars regarding the Historical Dimensions of Art Education. Previously, she has worked as a Scientific Collaborator at the European University of Cyprus, Larnaca College and the University of Cyprus. Tereza holds a BA in Education Sciences (University of Cyprus), an MA in Creative and Visual Arts (University of Exeter) and a PhD in Art Education (UCL Institute of Education). In 2016, she received a postdoctoral Fulbright Visiting Scholar Award, that she completed successfully at Teachers College – Columbia University, New York. Tereza is committed on enhancing the social and inclusive dimensions of art education through developing theoretically grounded and quality learning experiences offered in and out of school to children and adults. Her research work is presented to various local and international conferences and peer-reviewed journals, and she co-authored art education programmes for museums, universities, and NGOs in Cyprus. Moreover, she has a rich voluntary practice as an art education consultant, and she is a member of local and international art education associations (CySEA, InSEA). Recently, she has contributed as assistant curator and member of the team of the project In the Sea of the Setting Sun: Contemporary Photographic Practices and the Archive, organised by the International Association of Photography and Theory (IAPT) and sponsored by the Cultural Services of the Deputy Ministry of Culture, Cyprus

Constadina Charalambous

Dr. Constadina Charalambous is an Assistant Professor of Language Education & Literacy at the European University of Cyprus. She has long experience in working with refuges, migrants, diasporas and marginalised groups in several projects (both EU funded and locally funded) on: Peaceful Coexistence & Social Justice, Literacy development, Social Inclusion for migrants, Europeanization and Intercultural readiness, and Intercultural Language Pedagogies. Her work has dealt with issues of cultural heritage and especially when there are conflicted narratives around it.   She has organised several training workshops for teachers and students on topics related to post-conflict processes, insecurity, interculturalism, human rights, peace education and social cohesion. She has coordinated or co-cordinated a series of project involving: “Crossing Languages and Borders: intercultural language education in a conflict-troubled context” (Leverhulme Trust), ‘Living Book’ (Erasmus +), and a project on ‘Politicization of Identities in Diaspora’ (Excellence Hubs); she has also coordinated the local teams in ‘BONDS’ and ReadTwinning (Erasmus + involving migrant groups and non-privileged students). Her work has been published in international peer review journals, in edited book volumes, a monograph (CUP) and a recently edited book (Routledge).

Elena Stylianou

Elena Stylianou researches, writes, and curates at the crossings of the history and theory of photography, modern and contemporary art, critical studies, and museum and curatorial practices. She is currently Associate Professor in Art and Art History at European University Cyprus and president of the International Association of Photography and Theory [IAPT]. Her scholarship has been published in peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes and she is co-editor of Museums and Photography: The Display of Death (Routledge, 2018), Ar(t)chaeology: Intersections of Photography and Archaeology (IAPT Press, 2019), and Contemporary Art in Cyprus: Politics, Identity and Culture Across Borders (Bloomsbury, Spring 2021). She is currently working on a special issue on processes of de-colonization and the photographic archive. Elena earned her doctoral degree from Columbia University, Teachers College NY, is a recipient of numerous awards and grants, including a Fulbright and an ArtTable fellowship, and she held a postdoctoral position at UCL, London. Finally, she has curated international art exhibitions in Cyprus, the latest titled “In the Sea of the Setting Sun: Photographic Practices and the Archive”, and she is the lead researcher of several funded projects dealing with arts and heritage.