, Faculty of Early Childhood Education, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens2006 → 2014
Master of Education, BRISTOL UNIVERSITY
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh
Bachelor of Arts, University of Crete, Greece
Licensed psychologist in Greece,1999 -
Willingness to take PhD students
Despina Papoudi’s research approaches autism from a developmental perspective, which includes issues of educational provision and educational practices. Her research interests include:
Communication and play in typical and atypical development.
Psycho-educational interventions with a particular focus on communication and play.
Teachers’ beliefs and practices regarding autism and inclusive education.
Preschool teachers’ beliefs and practices regarding play and literacy.
Parents’ beliefs and participation in children’s play.
Human intersubjectivity and cultural learning and applications in typical and atypical development, education and therapy.