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Lydia Lymperis

Doctoral Researcher in Education at Newcastle University

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

BERA SIG Convenors

2020 Newsletters BERA SIG Convenor Newsletter – September BERA SIG Convenor Newsletter – August BERA SIG Convenor Newsletter – July (sent individually via email) BERA SIG Convenor Newsletter...

Educational Technology

The purpose of the Educational Technology SIG is to provide a meeting place for BERA members interested in the application and impact of new technologies in education across both curricular and...

Special Interest Group