Olga KOULI, Ph.D.
Democritus University of Thrace School of Physical Education & Sport Science
Department of Physical Education & Sport Science University Campus, Rodopi, Komotini, 69100, Greece,
Olga Kouli, is Lecturer in Democritus University of Thrace, School of Physical Education & Sport Science, Department of Physical Education & Sport Science, since 11th December 2013. And her academic field is “Pedagogy of Physical Education and multiethnic education environment”.
She teaches pedagogy, physical education, research methods and advanced statistics at the undergraduate and the postgraduate level, of the above university department. She has supervised master and bachelor students who have completed their degree. She has published more than 60 articles in international and national scientific journals and recognized proceedings of conferences, and she has numerous of citations. She has served as a referee in various foreign and Greek language journals. She has participated in several research programs related to the fields of education and pedagogy. She has numerous scientific presentations in conferences and has participated as a keynote speaker at international seminars, and she has been a member of organizational groups of educational seminars and symposia in Greece and abroad. She is a member of many national and international scientific societies. Her interests in research are intercultural education, multicultural and cross-cultural sport issues, gender issue, equal treatment and diversity issues in physical education and sports.
Regarding her expertise in multicultural, diversity, equal treatment and gender differences issues in physical education and also in sports, she participated in several similar programs and projects. Starting in 2000 with her participation in educational website, with the sub-module specification in “centre of physical education & activities” section: “The trainer” subsection: “Equality”, and in 2003 with her Participation in educational website, with the sub-module specification, by Hellenic Academy of Physical Education, Section: “Teacher” Subsection: “Equality in the lesson”. She also worked towards the development of the educational package on multicultural and equality for Greek elementary school teachers-students, which was part of the larger educational program focusing on eliminating social inequalities in Greece, named ‘Kallipateira’ (co-funded by the EU and Hellenic Ministry of Education & Religious Affairs, 2006). She has participated as a teacher in to a program on ‘Gender and Equity Issues’ with leader Professor Chroni, S., at the University of Thessaly (funded by the 3rd EU Community Support Framework, 2005-2008). Finally, she worked in a project for Foreign and Repatriate Students Education, funded by the NSRF 2007-2013, with leader Professor Zoe Papanaoum, in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.