University of Nicosia, Cyprus
"Cycles of intellectual development through the life-span: The interplay of mental processing factors with insight and wisdom."
Andreas Demetriou is Professor of Psychology and President of the University of Nicosia Research Foundation and an Honorary Professor of Durham University, UK. He was a professor of psychology at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, (1975-1996), and the University of Cyprus (1996-2008). He served in top academic or administrative positions, such as Vice-Rector of the University of Cyprus, President of the Cyprus University of Technology, President of the Conference of Rectors of the Universities of Cyprus and also Minister of Education and Culture of Cyprus. He is a fellow of Academia Europaea and the International Academy of Education, an Honorary Doctor of Middlesex University London and an Honorary Professor of Durham University, UK, and the the Northeastern Normal University, China. He developed a theory of intellectual development integrating the developmental, psychometric, and cognitive traditions and he is currently working along several lines, including basic processes underlying different cognitive domains and the educational implications of the theory. This work is published in more than 170 books and articles. You can visit his Academia.edu at the following link >>>
University of Helsinki, Finland,
Centre for Educational Assessment
"PISA in the light of theories of adult development - comparing PISA with Piaget and some neo-Piagetian theories."
Professor of Special Education of Helsinki University 1991; Academician of the Academy of Educational and Social Sciences, Russia 1996; Director of Centre for Educational Assessment, University of Helsinki 1996; Academia Scientiarum Fennica, 2006, and Honorary Professor, Faculty of Psychology, Moscow State University, Russia 2006. Dissertation in psychology, 1984, "The Distribution of Piagetian Stages of Thinking in Finnish Comprehensive School". President of Finnish Psychological Society. Working with intervention on thinking skills (applications of CASE and CAME), learning to learn, conditions of educational reforms as applications of educational and developmental psychology, and directing Centre for Educational Assessment, CEA, established in 1996 to develop an instrument for measuring learning to learn as the foundation for lifelong learning. Today, CEA works in collaboration with schools and municipalities in the fields of educational assessment, research and development. For more information, see his university webpage >>>