National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

University of Thessaly

University of Nicosia


The European Wergeland Centre


Advisory Board

Despoina Karakatsani

Despina Karakatsani

Despina Karakatsani is Professor of Pedagogy at the Department of Social and Education Policy (Faculty of Social and Political Sciences) of the University of the Peloponnese. She has studied History at the University of Athens (1989) and obtained her PhD from the University Paris 8-Saint Denis (Sciences of Education, 1998). She was Lecturer in History of Education at the University of Crete (2000-2004) and she has taught at the University of Democritus-Thrace and at the Institution of teacher Training in Athens (2005-2009).

David Kerr

David Kerr is Head of Initial Teacher Training: Partnership and Engagement at the University of Reading. He is a member of the national DfE ITTAG (Initial Teacher Training Advisory Group. He provides inputs on Citizenship, Fundamental British Values and Prevent on ITT courses, both UG and PG. He is also module convenor for Global Developments in Education on the BAEd (non QTS) course and supervises MA and EdD students.

Emilios A. Solomou

Dr. Emilios A. Solomou is Director of the UNESCO Chair of the University of Nicosia. He studied History at the University of Cardiff where he received his B.A (Hons). His postgraduate studies are in the field of History and History Methodology and Didactics. He received his Doctorate, from the University of Middlesex (U.K.) of which he is currently an Internal Examiner. He has been teaching Cyprus History on the M.A. in International Relations Programme, and Cyprus History and History Didactics on the B.A. in the Primary Education Programme, at the University of Nicosia.

Andreas Granhof Juhl

Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice – Where: University of Bedfordshire, Finalized: 2013, Dissertation: A multi-positional and pragmatic reflexive approach to organizational consultancy

MSc. Psychology – Where: University of Aarhus, Finalized: 2003, Dissertation: Systemic leadership – a research of the implications of systemic ideas on leadership

Jennie Holck-Clausen

Human rights expert with an LL.M. in international law and human rights and 15 years of professional experience from the field of international human rights & capacity building projects. Technical expertise and vast knowledge of human rights and rights based programming.


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