Anastasia-Sissy Gkika

Counsellor for Education, Permanent Representation of Greece to the EU

Graduated from Athens Uni in English and Greek Lang. and Lit. with a Master's on Education Leadership (Cyprus European Uni.) with extensive training courses at Panteio Uni.: "Support Teacher’s work",  Athens Uni: "Education work Assessment", KEMETE: "Student Drop-out", EKDDA: "School Units Administration", "Class Crisis Management”, etc., PhD candidate and member of Thessaly Uni. Digital NRPS Evaluation Lab.

Long teaching experience in the private and public sectors of Greece and Cyprus at all levels, teacher trainer at PEK, EKDDA, etc., and exercise of administrative duties as deputy Head and Principal of schools, Director of the RD/Television Department of the Educ Ministry, of the electronic educ magazine e-Emphasis, Sec.General of Primary, Secondary and Special Education recently, and now member of the Permanent Greek Representation of the EU (Brussels) for Education and Sport.  

Founding member and 1st Sec.General of TESOL Greece and member of the IATEFL Board, with awards and participation in numerous seminars, conferences and volunteer projects for students and teachers, elected teachers' representative at ELME, OLME, ADEDY, collaborations with various institutions and author of teaching materials for Oxford Uni Press, Longman, etc., of many articles (individual or collective) in international journals and co-editor of publications and teaching manuals.