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Yiola Cleovoulou

Yiola Cleovoulou
Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream
Program Chair, Child Study and Education Program


Department: Applied Psychology and Human Development

Research Overview

Yiola researches the area of elementary school pedagogy and teacher education. Two areas frame her research:

1) critical literacy and inquiry pedagogy and
2) teacher education

Current research projects include:

1) Exploring the daily classroom practices of elementary school teachers: Critical literacy and how teachers in inquiry based classrooms embed critical literacy in their programs.
2) Exploring the complexities of program coherence in teacher education: Program components and priorities
3) Examining 40 classroom teachers practices and development over the span of 15 years (Working with a team of researchers led by Professors Clive Beck and Clare Kosnik)

Academic History

BA, BEd - York University

Teaching Overview

Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development:
Master of Arts Child Study and Education Program: Program Chair

HDP 2201 Childhood Seminar and Practicum (Child Study and Education Program)