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Eleonora Papaleontiou Louca
Vice – Chairperson, Associate Professor, Developmental & Educational & Cognitive Psychology
E.Papaleontiou@euc.ac.cy
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School of Humanities, Social and Education Sciences
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
PhD 2002 Cardiff University, Wales, U.K. Psychology Young Children’s Theory of Mind: Metacognitive Language and Metacognitive Thinking
M.A. 1988 Reading University, England Education Communication and the Effective Use of Language
B.A. 1998 Aristotle University of Thessalonica, Greece Education
Degree (3yrs) 1985 Pedagogical Academy of Cyprus Education
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
2011- present European  University Cyprus Nicosia Associate Professor, Psychology
2004 2011 European  University Cyprus Nicosia Assistant Professor, Psychology
2008 1995-1998 University of Cyprus Nicosia Special Scientist /Special Teaching Personnel
Publications
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
2019 Do children know what they know? Metacognitive awareness in preschool children. New Ideas in Psychology ISSN 0732-118X, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.newideapsych.2019.01.005. 54 56-62
2018  (συγγραφή / επιμ.). Συλλογικός Τόμος ΨΥΧΙΚΗ ΥΓΕΙΑ ΠΑΙΔΙΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΕΦΗΒΟΥ. Αθήνα: εκδόσεις Αρμός 2-2 68-77
2016 Spiritual Development in Children and Adolescents Weber Psychiatry & Psychology, ISSN:2449-1616, http://www.weberpub.org/wpp.htm 556-558
2015 Attachment, Trust, Love and Personality Development .KyriakidesStavri . In Zamosteanu A. (edit.) Theoretical and Applied in Psychology, SICAP, Psychology and Ongoing Development, Timisorana, Romania. Nov. 15 20-21 135-138
2014 Metacognition In D. Phillips (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Εducational theory and Philosophy. Thousand Oaks,, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483346229.n218 523-526
2014 Teaching for Creativity in Universities URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.15640/jehd.v3n4a13 Varnava-Marouchou Despina Mihai Simona Konis Elmos .Journal of Education and Human Development Published by American Research Institute for Policy Development, DOI: 10.15640/jehd.v3n4a13 December 2014. ISSN: 2334-296X (Print), 2334-2978 (Online) Copyright © The Author(s). 2014. All Rights Reserved. Vol. 3, No. 4 131-154
2012 The Importance of Young Children’s Self-Regulation. Thoma Niki Issues in Early Education, Rock VIII ISBN 1734-1582. Number 1 (16) 78-85.
2009 Μεταγνώση: Θεωρία και Πράξη. Εγχειρίδιο για Εκπαιδευτικούς Αθήνα: εκδ. Θυμάρι
2008 Metacognition and Young Children's Theory of Mind. U.K.: Cambridge Scholars Press.
  2005 Σύγχρονες Προσεγγίσεις στο Πρόγραμμα του Νηπιαγωγείου - (επιμ.)  . Αθήνα: Γιώργος Δαρδανός –Τυπωθήτω.
Exhibitions
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by
2014 Creativity in Teaching and Learning IPE
2012 Young Children's Self-Regulation European University
2008 · C.IND.LE Group Project (CAMBRIGE INDEPENDENT LEARNING PROJECT Funded by the ESRC Small Grants scheme, U.K.
2018 - today APELLA Registry – Foundation: AEGEAN UNIVERSITY Member of the APELLA Registry of the Department: PRESCHOOL EDUCATION AND EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES
2011 “Teaching for creativity in Cypriot universities: towards innovative pedagogical practices in promoting students' employability”, Group Research Project Funded by the Institute of the Promotion of Research (IPE).
2011 · Group Project titled: ‘Training Young Women to Work with Children and Teenagers in Church” Funded by the European Forum of Christian Women (6,846 Euros)
2008 Research project titled “Young Children’s Autonomous Learning” -in cooperation with Dr Niki Thoma. EUC Research Grant
2007 ·C.IND.LE Group Project (CAMBRIDGE INDEPENDENT LEARNING PROJECT) Funded by the ESRC Small Grants scheme, U.K., ESRC Small Grants scheme, U.K.
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service Key Activities
2018 –2021 ΚΥΠΡΙΑΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ ΕΘΝΙΚΗ ΕΠΙΤΡΟΠΗ ΒΙΟΗΘΙΚΗΣ ΚΥΠΡΟΥ • Mέλος της  επιτροπής                                                              Βιοηθικής Αξιολόγησης                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              και Κλινικής Έρευνας Α    Evaluating Research Proposals that are being submitted in the National Bioethics Committee of Cyprus
2018 - today APELLA Registry – Foundation: AEGEAN UNIVERSITY • Member of the APELLA Registry of the Department: PRESCHOOL EDUCATION AND EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES External Evaluator for faculty Promotions
2019 High Quality and Assurance. • External Evaluator of the Department of Psychology , Kapodistrian University of Athens,  March, 2019. Evaluating the Program, the faculty and the University’s infrastructures.
2014 High Quality and Assurance. • External Evaluator of the Department of Early Childhood Care & Education of ATEI - Thessaloniki , April 2014. Evaluating the Program, the faculty and the Institution’s infrastructures.
2013 High Quality and Assurance. • External Evaluator of the Preschool Education Department of the University of Thrace. Evaluating the Program, the faculty and the University’s infrastructures.
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title Awarded by:
2016  Awardedboth as a Psychologist and an educator and for the long and successful service in Education. The Federation of Parents Associations of Public and Community Kindergartens in Nicosia.
Other Achievements