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Academic Rank: Assistant Professor

Subject: Pedagogy: Educational Planning and Pedagogical Practices


Tel: (+30) 24210-74782

Curriculum vitae


Research interests

Teacher Education

Comparative Education

Education Policy and Planning

Educational Assessment

SED courses

    Introduction to Pedagogy

    Comparative Education

    Theory of Instruction

    Teaching Practicum in Primary Schools (5th and 6th Semester)

Office hours

  •  Tuesday       10:00-12:00
  •  Wednesday  13:00-15:00

and after e-mail contact

Short CV

Yiannis Roussakis is an Assistant Professor of Pedagogy at the University of Thessaly, Department of Special Education where he teaches Comparative Education, Introduction to Pedagogy and supervises the Teaching Practicum of student teachers. He holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Education and Education Policy (University of Athens), M.Ed. in Pedagogy, B.Sc. in Physics and B.Ed. in Primary Education.

He has been a Member of the Governing Board of the Authority for Quality Assurance in Primary and Secondary Education (2014-2017) and he is currently a Member of the Governing Board of the Greek Institute of Education Policy, where he worked for 5 years as member of the scientific staff and Counsellor for Primary Education and In-Service Training of Teachers.

Author of one book (“European Union: Policies for Education”, Greek Pedagogical Institute, 2008, with Chiristos Govaris) and co-editor of two collective volumes. Also author of many collective-volume chapters and scientific journal papers in Greek and in English.

He has taught at the University of Athens, the University of West Attica, the Alexander Technical Educational Institute of Thessaloniki and at the European University Cyprus, courses in Comparative Education, Education Policy, Entrepreneurship Education, Education and European Integration and Research Management. He has also taught in numerous in-service training seminars, European projects and programs for primary and secondary school teachers, mainly subjects relevant to European and International Education Policies, Teacher Education, Quality of Education and Educational Assessment.

His main research interests include European education policies in comparative perspective, teacher education policy and practice, educational assessment and quality improvement, education for sustainable development and ICTs in education. He has worked as a researcher in many research programs funded by European and national agencies and university research grants.

He is a member of the editorial board of the Scientific Journal “Comparative and International Education Review” published by the Greek Comparative and International Education Society and the University of Athens. He has served as Secretary-Treasurer of the Comparative Education Society in Europe (CESE) from 2008 to 2010.


Selected publications in English

Books – Edited Volumes

Mattheou, D., Roussakis, Y. (Eds) (2009). Quality and Equality in Education – Policies and Practices in Comparative Perspective. CESE Papers and Reports, 1. Athens: CESE.

Chapters in collective volumes

Pasias, G., Roussakis, Y. (2009). Towards the European Panopticon: EU discourses and policies in education and training, 1992–2007. In Cowen R. and Kazamias A.M. (eds.), International Handbook of Comparative Education, Vol. 1, pp. 479–495. Dordrecht: Springer Science + Business Media B.V.

Articles in Scientific Journals

Roussakis, Y. (2018). Contra Aquam Remigare: Reimagining Humanistic Paideia Through Comparative-Historical Analysis of Education. European Education, 50(2), 119-133, DOI: 10.1080/10564934.2018.1455515

Pasias, G., Roussakis, Y., (2012). “Who marks the bench?” A critical review of the neo-European ‘paradigm shift’ through higher education policies and discourses. Journal of Critical Education Policy Studies, v.10, no.1 (April 2012), pp. 127-141.

Pasias, G., Roussakis, Y., (2012). Current «policies of knowledge» in the European Union: mapping and critically assessing «quality» in a «measurable» Europe of Knowledge. Revista Española de Educación Comparada, vol.20 (2012), pp. 303-324.

Papers in Conference Proceedings Books

Pasias, G., Roussakis, Y. (2013). Discourses of Quality, Practices of Performativity: Restructuring Teacher Education and Professional Development Politics in the ‘Europe of Knowledge’. Στο Κ.Γ. Καρράς, Π.Καλογιαννάκη, C.C. Wolhuter, Ν. Ανδρεαδάκης (Επιμ.), Εκπαίδευση και Εκπαίδευση Εκπαιδευτικών στον Κόσμο, 1ο Διεθνές Συμπόσιο, Ρέθυμνο, 28-30 Μαϊου 2013. Πρακτικά Συμποσίου σ. 39-48.

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