Skip to content


Lydia Lymperis, Dr

Education Policy Researcher, RAND Europe at Rand Europe

Lydia Lymperis holds an MA in Education from the University of Nottingham and is currently a doctoral candidate in the School of Education at Newcastle University, where she also works as a Graduate Teaching Assistant on the MA Applied Linguistics degree programme. She is the recipient of the 2017/18 Iland Award of the Newcastle University Research Excellence Academy and the 2019 Doctorate Impact Award of the Institute for Social Science. She has worked in educational settings for over ten years as a teacher, teacher trainer, curriculum developer and researcher. She has broad international experience, having held teaching and administrative roles in the UK, Greece, Spain, Italy, and Australia as well as in sub-Saharan Africa. Her PhD research investigates alternative learning models for remote contexts which suffer from having a lack of teachers and adequate government investment. Her research interests include:

– International education
– Inequalities in access and participation in learning
– Equitable and inclusive uses of educational technology in geographically and socioeconomically isolated settings, from a constructivist perspective
– Learning sciences‐driven deployment of artificial intelligence (AI) in education to support the development of human intelligence (HI), including socio-emotional intelligence and metacognition

Lydia Lymperis's contributions

Educational Technology SIG Annual Meeting

Join the Educational Technology SIG annual meeting to network with colleagues, learn about the activities of the SIG over the last year and plans for 2021   This meeting will be hosted on Zoom,...

Past event26 Mar 2021