Maria Davou

Maria Davou

Maria is a school owner, teacher, teacher trainer, researcher and author. She has a BA in Philosophy, Cambridge DELTA, an MA in TESOL, St Michael’s College, Vermont, and has studied for a PhD in Applied Linguistics at Lancaster University, UK. She is now completing her Doctorate degree in Athens. She held an ESRC research award. She has more than twenty-five years’ experience in teaching, teacher training and syllabus design in Greece, the UK and the US. She is a language school owner in Athens, promoting alternative and experiential models of teaching. She owns the independent publishing house Glossobooks. She is an international trainer and academic consultant for publishing companies, private schools and Ministries of Education. She is an adjunct professor for the Hellenic American University (HAEC), where she teaches TESOL Management and for the MA in Creative Writing at the University of Western Macedonia. Maria us above all, an education visionary and a storyteller.

Why have educational practices changed so little within time? Why are schools afraid of change? How are we failing our students? What can we do to hack the system and develop meaningful frameworks that promote values, creativity and criticality? Let’s take the risk and make waves together!

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