Professor Petros Pashiardis, Rector, Open University of Cyprus

Ρrofessor Ρetros Ρashiardis, Rector, Open University of Cyprus

Professor Pashiardis is the Rector of the Open University of Cyprus. He has served as Professor of Educational Leadership at the Open University of Cyprus, since 2007. He worked as Visiting Professor in a number of universities in the USA (University of Texas), Europe (Lincoln University, University of Thessaly, University of Münster) and Africa (University of Stellenbosch and University of Pretoria). During 2013-2014 he was a Visiting Professor at the Center of Development of Education Leaders at Umeå University, Sweden. Dr. Pashiardis is a member of the editorial boards and reviewer of numerous scientific journals. He published more than 100 scientific papers in English and Greek peer reviewed scientific journals and is the author of a number of books published in both languages. For more than 20 years, he has acted as a Consultant to the Ministries of Education of Cyprus and Greece, the Police Academy of Cyprus, the EU, the OECD and the Commonwealth Secretariat, in various projects, which aimed to provide strategic direction to Education for All (EFA) and Women in Leadership around the Commonwealth. He was Chairman of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management (2004-2008) and Deputy Chairman of the Cyprus Council of the Recognition of Higher Education Qualifications (2014-2018).

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Official opening
Professor Petros Pashiardis, Rector, Open University of Cyprus, Prof. Dimitrios Sampson, Martin Dougiamas, GFOSS - Open Technologies Alliance - Theodoros Karounos

Official Opening
Greetings by
Professor Petros Pashiardis, Rector of Open University of Cyprus
Martin Dougiamas, Moodle Founder, CEO of Moodle
Prof. Dimitrios Sampson, University of Piraeus
Theodoros Karounos - GFOSS - Open Technologies Alliance

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