Dr Evgenia Theodotou is a senior lecturer in early childhood studies at School of Education and Communities at University of East London and a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
She has been an external examiner for undergraduate degrees and research degrees in a few universities since 2016 and a programme leader for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees since 2012. She holds a 1st class diploma in Infant and Child Care Assistant from Sivitanidios College, a first class BA in Early Childhood Education and Care from University (TEI) of Athens, an MA in Education from Durham University and an MSc in Teaching Technology and Digital Systems with Distinction from the University of Piraeus.
Her PhD is from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in the research area of "Literacy skills in the early years settings" and she was awarded a Distinction.
She has more than ten years of professional experience as a head teacher in early years settings and she has been teaching in higher education as a lecturer/visiting lecturer in early childhood studies since 2010.
Her research activity is focused on literacy, the arts, creativity and technology enhanced learning. She has participated in several research projects and published her research in international conferences, journals, edited books and monographs. She is the author of "When I play I learn...and I better understand" from Delta publications and of "Creativity in the era of New Technologies" from Kritiki publications.
She has been a member of several scientific review committees and organised several special sessions in international conferences.