Evdoxia Kompiadou

Evdoxia Kompiadou, MSc.

Evdoxia Kompiadou is a Kindergarten teacher, and a PhD candidate in the School of early childhood Education Faculty of Education, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. She works as a Kindergarten teacher in a public kindergarten in Thessaloniki, Greece and has 17 years of teaching experience. In 2013, she graduated from the Inter-University – Interdepartmental Postgraduate Course on “Psychology and integration: a school for all” towards “Psychopedagogical components of multiculturalism.” She participated as a researcher in the Module “Intercultural Activities”, at YE02: English for young learners (EYL) (English learning program in early childhood: design and implementation, in e training guide (e-module), on bilingualism and multiculturalism as a method of instruction and second language learning. She participated as a teacher and a trainer in the Intergenerational lifelong learning program “Diadrasis”, Integration of Children (foreigners and repatriates) to School in Primary Education, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, and also in the program ‘MATHEME, Lessons in Greek language, history and culture for immigrants who are unemployed, mothers, with disabilities and illiterate immigrants’, University of Thessaly, Greece, as a teacher. Since 2013 she is responsible for educational activities and events of the workgroup of the group for Bilingualism and Multiculturalism in Education and Society: “Polydromo”.


Thessaloniki, Greece


Kompiadou, E., Lenakakis, A., & Tsokalidou, R. (In press). Diadrasis: an interactive project on language teaching to immigrant families in a Greek school. In J. Crutchfield & M. Schewe (eds.), Performative Approaches to Foreign and Second Language Education: Intercultural Contexts and Perspectives (pp….). Clevedon/Bufallo/Toronto/Syndney: Multilingual Matters.

Gkaintartzi, Α., Tsokalidou, R., Kompiadou, E. & Markou, E. (In press). Children’s bilingualism: An inspiration for multilingual educational practices. In: P. Van Avermaet, S. Slembrouck, K. Van Gorp, S. Sierens & K. Marijns (eds.) The Multilingual Edge of Education (pp….). Palgrave, Macmillan.

Kombiadou, E. (In press). Identity and Identification Texts of children and parents in Kindergarten. In: Rethinking Language, Diversity and Education. Proceedings of the International Conference 28-31 May 2015. University of the Aegean, University of Crete, University of Toronto.

Kompiadou, E. & Lenakakis, A. (2014). Cultural and linguistic heterogeneity in the light of interactive and multi-sensory practices. In: A. Kyridis (eds.), Vulnerable social groups and lifelong learning. Athens: Gutenberg, pp. 280-302.

Kompiadou, E. (2013). Pedagogical exploitation of linguistic and cultural diversity in kindergarten. Postgraduate thesis, A.P.TH. Inter-departmental Postgraduate Studies Programme “Psychopedagogy of Inclusion: a school for all”.