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      Teaching Support Office

      Aim

      This Office aims at promoting University’s interest in Education through specific actions aspired to create a community of learning, of innovation and continuous improvement of DUTH teaching methods, by supporting teachers to exchange and to create proper education and teaching practices, to record their needs, to be reconstructed, to develop new and effective educational actions, by using ICT during their courses, in order to create new learning environments that facilitate and support education in the best possible way.

      Function and Actions 

      The core focus of its activities are: 

      • To provide support and information to teachers on innovative practices applied in education methods used in undergraduate or postgraduate programs, as well as on the latest approaches about Adults Education and University’s interest in Education, mainly through the organisation of learning cycles and short-term conferences. 
      • To provide support and information to teachers on the exploitation of new Information and Communication Technologies (mainly internet, e-class, PowerPoint, remote learning, etc.). On this ground, there is the possibility to cooperate with the existing DUTH multimedia structures. 
      • To give the possibility to have a focal point (repository) for the gathering and redistributing of the supporting educational material (in paper or electronic form), as well as of good practices. 
      • To encourage the communication between teaching staff and the organisation of meetings for the exchange of different point of views on successful practices or eventual problems that they face during their teaching duty. 
      • To encourage the development of initiatives and synergies with other corresponding structures of HEIs or bodies with similar activities operating in Greece or abroad.

      The Teaching Support Office may undertake and/or participate in additional educational activities, such as: 

      1. The organisation of learning cycles and other actions in cooperation with other national and foreign scientific, professional, research or educational organisations and institutions, upon conclusion of the relevant cooperation protocol. 

      2. The rending of services such as studies performing, the development of an innovative educational material related to Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, as well as the undertaking of research works. 

      3. The organization of Conferences/Study Days, Experimental Workshops and other scientific actions, such as the publication of scientific journals, etc. 

      Administration

      The Teaching  Support Office is supervised by the Vice-Rector of Academic Affairs and Student Care, Professor Zoe Gavriilidou, while the Professor Katerina Kedrakas, has been appointed as the coordinator upon Senate decision.