Iordanis Paraskevopoulos (BEd, Med, PhD)

Iordanis Paraskevopoulos (BEd, Med, PhD)

Head teacher, Teacher: GCSE-y2

Iordanis Paraskevopoulos was born in Veroia, Greece. He has studied in the Education department of the University of Thessaloniki. He has an MA in Management and Policy in Education from the University of Bristol and a PhD in the same field from the University of Nottingham. He has taught in primary schools of Veroia and Thessaloniki and he had been the Headtheacher of the Greek Community School of Bristol in the period 1999-2002. He has been the Headteacher of our school from 2004 until 2006, where in parallel with his other activities, he designed and organised the material for this website. From 2006 to 2008 he taught in Veroia, Greece and in 2008 he returned to Nottingham and our School. Furthermore, under the aegis of the Education Office of the Greek embassy in London, he wrote the book "AS level in Modern Greek" which is also used in our school for the corresponding class.

Elena Kyrri-Royle

First aider, Teacher: Dance

Elena Kyrris-Royle was born in Gypsos, Cyprus. She has been living and working in England since 1969 and she has been teaching in the Greek School since 1989 as a member of the Cypriot Education Mission. She has learned Greek and Cypriot traditional dances in the "Virgin Mary Wood Green" youth club in London.

Louci Michael

Teacher: Reception Class

Irene Androulaki

Teacher: Levels 1A and 1B

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Katerina Miariti

Teacher: Level 2B

Katerina Miariti Rippon was born in Athens and grew up in Volos, Greece. She has studied Philology, English Language Methodology and Literature in the Education Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She has taught in private and state schools in Thessaloniki and Volos and she had been the Director of Academic Studies in Eurognosi Education Institute. She has been teaching in our School since 2012 while working as a Qualified Classroom Teacher in KS2 in Nottingham.

She is one of the initial members of the first online community of classroom teachers, New Fryktories, which has been founded and supported by the Centre of the Greek Language and the Hellenic Education Coordinating Committee in the UK (EFEPE).

Katerina is a certified EFR First Aid Instructor and EFR First Aid at Work and the Secretary for the Radio Amateurs Emergency Network in Nottingham (RAYNET).

Antonia Konstantinou

Teacher: Levels 3 and 4

Teaching Assistants

Level 1a and 1b:   Vasiliki Kargakou

Level 2 and 3:      Eleni Panopoulou

Level 4 and 5:      Andria Kyrri-Royle

Volunteers

In addition to the above teaching staff there is a number of Greek postgraduate students-teachers who study at the University of Nottingham and help our students every Saturday.

George Antippa

George Antippa

Former School Committee chairman

George Antippa was born on 16 February 1931 in Port Said, Egypt. He was raised in Haifa and Jerusalem  where he studied at St. George's Highschool. In 1948, during the troubles between the Arabs and the Israeli, left for Cyprus where he lived in Larnace for 2 years and studied at the American Academy. He then moved with his parents to Lonodn where he studied at Faraday House Engineering College.  In 1954 he met his wife to be, Hilda with whom they married in 1954 and had 3 chlidren. He moved to Stafford where he worked for English Electric as an Acoustic Engineer for 10 years. In 1969 he started working for the Central Electricity Generating Board in Nottingham.  Participating in our School where his children studied every Saturday, George Antippa worked tirelessly for 25 years to support it. When CEGB became a private co. in 1992 he took early retirement. He died on 6th November 1996.

Katerina Papalouka

Katerina Papalouka

Head teacher 2008-2009

Katerina Papalouka was born in Athens, Greece. She studied in the Department of Philosophy - Education - Psychology of the University of Athens. She has MA in Human Relations and MA in Special needs. She taught in our School from 2003 until 2009 when she moved to London.  She is a research student in the University of Nottingham, working in the field of Dylsexia.

Panos Soultanas

Panos Soultanas

School Committee Chairman 2005-2010

Panos Soultanas is a Professor in Biological Chemistry at the University of Nottingham, School of Chemistry. He was born in Thessaloniki, Greece and studied for his BSc degree in Biochemistry & Microbiology at the University of Sheffield (1984-87). He followed his initial studies with a PhD degree at the same University, with the support of a Yorkshire Cancer Research Campaign scholarship (1987-90). Following a 4 year postdoctoral position at the University of Bristol Dpt of Biochemistry (1990-1994), he returned to Greece to do his military service and then assumed a postdoctoral research position at the University of Crete, Medical School (1995-96). He then returned to the UK at the University of Oxford accepting another postdoctoral research associate position (1996-2000), before been appointed to a Lectureship at the University of Nottingham.

Andreas Antoniades

Andreas Antoniades

Website administrator

Andreas Antoniades was born in London by Cypriot parents but he had lived in Athens, Greece until 2005. He has studied Computer Science at the University of Nottingham. He taught in our school from 2005 until 2008. In 2006, he worked with I.Paraskevopoulos, in the implementation of our website and he is currently the web-administrator.