Δημήτρης Ζάχος ΠΤΔΕ ΑΠΘ

Zachos Dimitrios

Senior Assistant Professor

Department of Pedagogy & Social Exclusion
Pedagogy – Intercultural Education

 Office 712

 Wednesday 12:00 – 14:00, Thursday 18:00 – 19:00

 +30 2310 991252

 dimzachos@eled.auth.gr

Dimitris Zachos was born and raised in Nigrita – Serres Greece. He studied at the Pedagogical Academy of Heraklion (Creta) and at the Pedagogical Department of Primary Education of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, where he finished his doctoral thesis.

He has worked for many years as a teacher in primary education. He also worked as principal of the 77th Primary School of Thessaloniki and as a School Counselor in Serres. In Higher Education he firstly taught at postgraduate training school of teachers “Dimitris Glinos” of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (from 2005 to 2012), at the Department of Educational and Social Policy of the University of Macedonia (from 2007 to 2009) and at the Department of Primary Education of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (from 2010 to 2011). In February 2011 he was appointed a lecturer at the School of Primary Education of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, where in June 2015 he was elected as assistant professor and in February 2019 he received tenure.

He is a member of the International Association for Intercultural Education, Children’s Identity & Citizenship European Association, and the Pedagogical Society of Greece. He is also a member of the Editorial Committee of the International Journal of Education, the Journal of Education, of Neos Pedagogos and EducatioNext.

His research activity, his publications and his announcements at conferences, workshops and seminars, as well as the student’s works he supervises aim to issues of pedagogy. These issues are explored in the light of economics, social, political, ideological developments.

Dimitris’ non-campus activities concern members of education professionals (when h participate in workshops and training programs), as well as people of varied interests (when he gives lectures at open universities, he writes articles in newspapers, popular magazines and websites and participate in television and radio programs).

His scientific interests are currently focused on: a) Equity & social justice in education b) Democracy in school and in the classroom and c) Methods in educational research.

  • Zachos, D. (2007). Education & Emancipation (in Greek). Thessaloniki: Epikentro.
  • Zachos, D. (2014). Issues in Intercultural Education (in Greek). Thessaloniki: A. Stamoulis.
  • Zachos, D. et all. (2007). Rom (Gypsies) Self-employment & Dependent Work (in Greek). Online at: http://87.202.192.243/romnet6/sites/default/files/autoapasxolisi.pdf, retrieved 14th of July 2008.
  • Zachos, D. (2010). University Course Notes: Structure & Meaning of Educational Research for Teachers’ Work (in Greek). Thessaloniki: Didaskalio Dimitris Glinos.
  • Zachos, D. (2013). University Course Notes: Pedagogical Academic Work (in Greek). Thessaloniki: School of Primary Education AUTh.
  • Zachos, D. & Panagiotidou, A. (2019). Roma Parents’ Perceptions on Education. Journal of Advances in Education Research, 4(1), 13-23.
  • Zachos, D. (2017). Roma, Curriculum, and Textbooks: The Case of Greece. Creative Education, 8, 1656-1672.
  • Zachos, D. (2017). Teachers’ Perceptions, Attitudes and Feelings Towards Pupils of Roma Origin. International Journal of Inclusive Education, 21(10), 1011-102721.
  • Zachos, D. & Papapostolou, I. (2016). Parents, Schools and Financial Crisis in Contemporary Greece. Journal of Studies in Education, 6(4), 1-19.
  • Zachos, D., Delaveridou, A. & Gkontzou, A. (2016). Teachers and School “Discipline” in Greece: A Case Study. European Journal of Social Sciences Education and Research, 7(1), 8-19.
  • Zachos, D. & Matziouri, A. (2015). School Leadership and Diversity: Perceptions of Educational Administrators in Greece. International Journal of Education, 7(2), 109-125.
  • Zachos, D. & Michailidou, A. (2014). “Others” in Textbooks: The Case of Greek Sixth Grade’s History Textbook. Theory in Action, 7(3), 1-25.
  • Zachos, D. (2012). Institutional Racism? Roma Children, Local Community and School Practices. Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 10(2). Retrieved from http://www.jceps.com/archives/690
  • Zachos, D. (2011). Sedentary Roma (Gypsies): The Case of Serres (Greece). Romani Studies 5, 21(1), 23-56.
  • Zachos, D. (2009). Citizenship, Ethnicity and Education in Modern Greece. Journal of Modern Greek Studies, 27(1), 131-155.
  • Zachos, D. (2006). Roma, Egalitarianism and School Integration: The Case of Flampouro. Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 4(2). Retrieved from http://www.jceps.com/archives/529
  • Zachos, Dimitris (2007). Dealing with the Educational Problems of Pupils from Different Cultural Background (in Greek). In: Mpotsari E. (edit) Issues of Newly Appointed Teachers Introductory Training. Athens: Pedagogical Institute, 144-158.
  • T. Zachos & Nteli, C. (2015). Positive Discrimination and School Success: The Case of Western Thrace’s Muslims. In: Proceeding of Conference “Cultural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion”, Ioannina: IAIE – University of Ioannina.
  • Zachos, T. D. & Delaveridou, A. (2016). Waldorf Schools (in Greek). In: Proceedings of the 9th National Conference of Greek Pedagogical Association.
  • Zachos, T. D. (2014). School Leadership and Social Justice: From Theory to Practice (in Greek). In: D. Malafantis, E.P. Galanaki & A.I. Pamouktsoglou (edit) Proceedings of the 15th International Conference of Greek Pedagogical Association. Athens, 776-784.
  • Zachos, T. D. (under publication). Critical Autobiographical Ethnography in Educational Research (in Greek). In: Proceedings of the 8th National Conference of Greek Pedagogical Association.
  • Zachos, D. & Patsikouridi, Μ. (2018, October). Positive Discrimination in Education: The Case of Greece. Paper presented at the 4 International Conference “Education Across Borders – Education in the 21th Century: Challenges and Perspectives” organized by the University of Western Macedonia. Florina, Greece.
  • Zachos, D. (2018, September). Refugee Children Educational Integration in Greece: Some Critical Remarks on Policies and Practices. Paper presented at the International Conference “Inclusion and Exclusion, Resources for Educational Research? organized by European Educational Research Association. Bolzano, Italy.
  • Zachos, D., Papadimitriou, N. T. & Sideri, E. (2017, August). Minority Education in Greece: Thrace Muslim Teachers’ Approaches and Views. Paper presented at The European Conference on Educational Research 2017, organized by European Educational Research Association. Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Zachos, T. D. & Katidou, Ε. (2017, May). Women and Educational Administration: The Case of Western Macedonia. Paper presented at the International Conference “Quality and Equity in Education: Theories, Applications and Potentials” organized by University of Cyprus. Nicosia, Cyprus.
  • Zachos, T. D., Delaveridou, A. & Gkontzou, A. (2016, September). Teachers and School “Discipline” in Greece: A Case Study. Paper presented at the 10 International Conference on Social Sciences organized by European Center for Science Education and Research και το Universidad Complutense Madrid. Madrid, Spain.
  • Zachos, T. D. & Nteli C. (2015, July). Positive Discrimination and School Success: The Case of the Muslim Population in Western Thrace. Paper presented at the International Conference “Cultural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Intercultural Education in the 21 and Beyond” organized by the International Association for Intercultural Education and the University of Ioannina. Ioannina, Greece.
  • Zachos, T. D. (2013, November). Roma Groups in (now) Greek State Territories (1850-1914): Status, Occupations and Education. Paper presented at the International Conference “The Status of Minorities in the Balkans, 1814-1914” organized by the Nicolae Iorga Institute of History. Bucharest, Romania.
  • Zachos, T. D. (2012, February). Roma schooling in Greece: Myths and Reality. Paper presented at the International Conference “Nomadism and Mobile Ways of Life in the Americas” organized by the Association for Continental American and Caribbean Studies and Culture. Vienna, Austria.
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