Sociology (BA), Drama/theatre in Education (MA), Pedagogy (PhD candidate).
Iro Potamousi studied Sociology at Panteion University and completed her Master’s Degree in Drama/ Theatre Education at the University of Warwick, U.K. In 2018 she became a PhD candidate at the Department of Pedagogy of the University of the Aegean. She has worked both in formal and non-formal education focusing on teenagers and young adults, teacher training and educational and social intervention programmes for vulnerable groups. Her expertise focuses on group dynamics, collaboration and group empowerment as well as social intervention and change.
She is a freelance researcher and practitioner and has worked with various organizations and universities in Greece and abroad (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens- Greece, University of the Aegean- Greece, Warwick University - UK, Liverpool Institute of the Performing Arts – UK, Pedagogical University of Zurich – Switzerland, Council of Europe & European Wergeland centre – Greece and Norway, UNHCR & TENet-Gr- Greece, Action Aid & TENet-Gr- Greece). Since 2019, she is an educator and general manager of Learn Inn EKPA, a lifelong learning organisation of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (www.learninn.gr).
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