Tania Kolympari


Education Sciences

Comparative Pedagogy

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Philosophy Department School of Philosophy University Campus PO Box 1186 PC 45500, Ioannina, Greece
Tel: +302110181035
Curriculum vitae

Tania Kolympari holds a PhD from the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Ioannina, specializing in Educational Policy and Assessment. She has two postgraduate degrees (M.Ed), the first one was awarded by the Department of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology of the University of Athens, and the second (MA) by the University of Rome. She also has a BA in Early Childhood Education from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and a BA in Primary Education from the University of Athens. Her research focuses on comparative pedagogy, educational policy and evaluation, interest groups in education and political sociology. For her PhD she received a scholarship from the State Scholarship Foundation and has been honored with awards of excellence and distinctions for her postgraduate and undergraduate studies. She has also published books, chapters in collective volumes and research papers in international and Greek scientific journals and has participated in research projects.

ORCID ID: 0000-0003-0049-0030

Scopus Author ID: 57192311223

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Η κα Κολυμπάρη είναι διδάκτορας Παιδαγωγικής του Τμήματος Φιλοσοφίας του Πανεπιστημίου Ιωαννίνων με εξειδίκευση στην Εκπαιδευτική Πολιτική και την Αξιολόγηση.  Διαθέτει δύο μεταπτυχιακούς τίτλους σπουδών (MEd) από τους οποίους ο πρώτος της απονεμήθηκε από το Τμήμα Φιλοσοφίας, Παιδαγωγικής και Ψυχολογίας του Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών, και ο δεύτερος (ΜΑ) από το Πανεπιστήμιο της Ρώμης. Είναι επίσης, κάτοχος δύο πτυχίων (ΒΑ) από τα οποία το ένα της χορηγήθηκε από το Τμήμα Προσχολικής Αγωγής και Εκπαίδευσης του Αριστοτελείου Πανεπιστημίου Θεσσαλονίκης και το άλλο από το Παιδαγωγικό Τμήμα Δημοτικής Εκπαίδευσης του Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών.

Research interests
  • Comparative Education
  • Educational Policy and Evaluation
  • Interest Groups in Education
  • Political Sociology
  1. Kolympari T. (2021). Educational policy and evaluation of teachers’ work (1974-2014). The contribution of the teachers’ unions DOE-OLME. Athens: Grigoris. ISBN 978-960-612-347-4. [in Greek]
  2. Kolympari T. (2021). The students’ right to learn and the peculiar dismantling of the evaluation of the educational project. In Ch. Zagos & T. Thanos (eds.). Society, Politics and Education. Sociology of Education and Educational Policy, Research sections. Athens: Pedio. ISBN 978-960-635-357-4 [in Greek].
  3. Papakonstantinou, P. & Kolympari, T. (in press). The evaluation of teachers’ work and the administration in the service of educational populism. In A. Papadopoulou, A. Chalkiadaki & T. Kolympari (Eds.). Assessment in the school of the future. Theoretical approaches and research sections. Thessaloniki: Kyriakidis. [in Greek].
  4. Hatziconstantis, C. & Kolympari, T. (2021). School climate in international school settings: differences in teacher perceptions among international and domestic-oriented departments. International Journal of Leadership in Education, V. 24 (1), pp. 108-125. DOI: 10.1080/13603124.2019.1623916
  5. Kolympari T., Papadopoulou A. & Xalkiadaki A. (2020). Greek education policy in times of memoranda: the case of teacher and school’s evaluation. Educational Sciences. 3, 216-232. ISSN 1109-8740.
  6. Papakonstantinou, P. & Kolympari, T. (2019) A bone of contention: teacher evaluation system in Greece. International Journal of Management in Education, Vol. 13 (1), pp.40-58. DOI: 10.1504/IJMIE.2019.096475
  7. Kolympari, T. (2016). The discussion on the evaluation of teachers’ work in international and European educational discourse: reading codes and ideological frameworks. Hellenic Association for Educational Assessment, vol. 1, pp. 287-298.
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