EU Programmes Experts

Our EU Programmes Experts

Dr Marios Argyrides

Marios Argyrides is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Neapolis University and a Licensed Psychologist in Cyprus. He received a PhD in 2006 in Counseling Psychology from Tennessee State University and an MSc in 2002 in Applied Clinical Psychology from the University of South Alabama. He has worked as an intern at different counseling centers of universities including the University of South Alabama, Tennessee State University and Vanderbilt University. He completed his Pre-Doctoral Internship at Florida State University. He has worked as an instructor at Tennessee State University and as a visiting lecturer at public and private universities in Cyprus. He is an Associate Scientist in several research teams in the USA and in COST and Erasmus+ projects in Europe as well as the Director of the Eating and Appearance Research Laboratory (EARL) at Neapolis University. He has published several articles and specialized books whilst also presenting at international conferences. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Counseling Psychology. He is also a professional member of the Cyprus Psychological Association and the American Psychological Association. Finally, he is the consulting psychologist of the non-profit organization MediCleft that supports patients with Cleft and Craniofacial abnormalities.

Dr Argyro Fella

Argyro is a Lecturer in Special Education at the University of Nicosia. She pursued graduate studies at the University of Cyprus in Psychology (M.A. in 2010 and Ph.D. in 2017), where I worked as a Research Associate at the Center for Applied Neuroscience, specifically in the Learning Disabilities (LD) group. Her scholarly activity focuses οn the study of reading development and reading difficulties, with emphasis on the use of eye-tracking and EEG methodologies in the framework of neurocognitive disorders. Dr. Fella publishes her work in scientific journals and routinely presents at national and international conferences.

Antonis Polydorou

Antonis is a teacher, trainer and project manager the last twenty years. His areas of expertise focuses οn Primary and Adult education, EU youth policies, Non Formal Learning, youth work and project management.

Relevant experience:

  • Professional experience in teaching, in public primary education schools . 1998 – present
  • Coordination of Adult Education Program of the Ministry of Education in Limassol region. 2021 – present
  • Member of the pool of experts of European network Out of the Box International  2014 – present
  • Supervision of Youth in Action Program at the Ministry of Education of Cyprus 2012-2014
  • Co-founder and chairman of the Board of the Cyprus Youth Clubs Organisation. 2006 – 2013
  • Member of the Board of European Confederation of Youth Clubs (ECYC) 2012-2014.
  • Co-founder and member of the Board of NGO KEY, a local NGO dealing with community development and life long learning. 2013 – 2018

Long standing experience in design, management and implementation of various local, national, international  seminars, exchanges and trainings, in the areas of education and youth.