Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs – Greece
Sofia Papadimitriou has studied Mathematics and Computer Science (M.Sc) in the Athens National University. Her PhD entitled “The role of tutor-counsellor and the development of his supporting mechanism in a collaborative learning environment in distance education” regards in the field of Open and Distance Learning in Higher Education and has been developed at the Hellenic Open University.
She has been an ICT Secondary teacher since 1990 and also an educator in ICT training courses for primary and secondary teachers. She has been working in the Educational Radio-Television, since 2007 coordinating its Digital Media and she has been the Head of the unit since 2015. Furthermore, she has coordinated on behalf of her unit the European projects: EduTubePlus, MEDEAnet, March (MAke science Real in sCHools) and has furthermore participated in the Energy-bits and also at the development of the Digital School reform.
Sofia has co-authored three book chapters and published 26 papers in scientific conferences and journals on the topics of Open and Distance Learning, using Media in Education, Open Educational Resources, Academic staff development and STEM (papers and presentations are available at the URLs: http://eap.academia.edu/SofiaPapadimitriou, http://www.slideshare.net/sofipapadi).