Assistant Professor of Continuing Education

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (GR)


George is Assistant Professor, lecturer, mentor and researcher of Continuing Education in the Department of Education (School of Philosophy & Education, Faculty of Philosophy), at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece. He received his first degree from the Department of Philosophy, Education and Psychology in the same University (1993). After he was awarded a grant from the Greek State, he continued his studies in the University of Warwick, Department of Continuing Education, where he received his MA in International and Comparative Studies in Continuing Education (1995) and his PhD in Continuing Education (2000). His area of expertise is Continuing Education with specific interest in the development of educational methodologies for accommodating adult learning. His research interests focus on the study of adult participation in organised educational and training activities, and the comparative examination of NVAE, VET and CPD policies and practices in South-Eastern Europe and the Balkans. He is an elected member of the ESREA (European Society for Research on the Education of Adults) Steering Committee.