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Job Title: Senior Lecturer in Education (Primary)
Christos Dimitriadis joined Kingston University in October 2015 as a Senior Lecturer in Education. He is the Course Leader for the Masters of Research (Education) (MRes Ed) and Postgraduate Teaching Coordinator. He also works in the EdD and ITE (Primary Mathematics) programmes. His role involves course and module leadership, teaching, supervising undergraduate and postgraduate research projects and doctoral students, supervising student teachers at schools, offering pastoral support, and conducting Research.
Before he moved to Kingston University, Christos worked at Plymouth University as a Lecturer in Education with a specialism in primary mathematics.
Previous work experience includes teaching for more than 20 years in various primary schools in Greece and the UK.
Christos is a peer reviewer in the following international academic journals:
- Gifted Child Quarterly
- Education 3-13: International Journal of Primary, Elementary and Early Years Education
- Journal of Education and Training Studies
- The International Journal for Technology in Mathematics Education (IJTME)
Gifted education; mathematics education; curriculum provision; thinking skills and teaching thinking; creativity; teacher's professional development.
Dimitriadis, Christos and Georgeson, Jan
Provision for mathematically able children in primary schools: a review of practice five years after England dropped the gifted and talented initiative.
ISSN (print) 0013-1911
(Epub Ahead of Print)
Gifted programs cannot be successful without gifted research and theory : evidence from practice with gifted students of mathematics.
Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 39(3),
ISSN (print) 0162-3532
Nurturing mathematical promise in a regular elementary classroom: Exploring the role of the teacher and classroom environment.
Roeper Review, 38(2),
ISSN (print) 0278-3193
How are schools in England addressing the needs of mathematically gifted children in primary classrooms? A review of practice.
Gifted Child Quarterly, 56(2),
ISSN (print) 0016-9862
Provision for mathematically gifted children in primary schools: an investigation of four different methods of organisational provision.
Educational Review, 64(2),
ISSN (print) 0013-1911
Developing mathematical ability in primary school through a ‘pull-out’ programme: a case study.
Education 3-13, 39(5),
ISSN (print) 0300-4279
Developing mathematical giftedness within primary schools: A study of strategies for educating children who are gifted in mathematics.
Lambert Academic Publishing.
Why having provision for the gifted student of mathematics without a theory, research-based framework and without specialized knowledge creates more problems than it solves.
In: 21st World Conference: Educating Gifted and Talented Children - Turning Research into Practice;
10-14 Aug 2015, Odense, Denmark.
Educating the gifted student of mathematics in primary schools: What works in practice.
In: The 11th International Conference on: Excellence in Education: The Creativity – Innovation Challenge;
07-10 Jul 2014, Paris, France.