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BA, QTS, MEd, PhD, FHEA
Dr. Leda Kamenopoulou is a Senior Lecturer in Special and Inclusive Education and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK.
Leda initially trained as a teacher of Classics at the University of Athens, Greece. After completing a Master's degree in Special Educational Needs at the Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol, she obtained a PhD on SEN and Inclusion from the Institute of Education, University of London. Her doctoral thesis focused on the social outcomes of inclusive education for young people with a dual sensory impairment.
Leda has worked as a researcher and a visiting lecturer in UK and overseas Universities. Her research expertise is in systematic literature reviews, qualitative, mixed methods and evaluation research designs, and participatory research with vulnerable groups.
Between 2011 and 2016, Leda was the Academic Coordinator (Programme Convener) of the Erasmus Mundus MA/Mgr. Special and Inclusive Education, an international collaboration between Roehampton, Oslo and Charles Universities, funded by Erasmus+. Leda's current research activities are centred on the preparation of teachers for inclusive education in diferent contexts.
Leda is member of the Centre for Research in Inequalities, Societies and Education (RISE, https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/research-centres/research-in-inequalities-societies-and-education/), academic member of Atiner and Associate Editor of the IAFOR Journal of Education's Special Issue on Inclusive Education.
Leda is fluent in English and Spanish, she can communicate well in French, and her native language is Greek.
Emotional, social and mental health needs
Sensory and multi sensory needs
Participatory research with children and young people
Inclusive education in global South contexts
Teacher preparation for inclusive education
Psychological and sociological perspectives of SEN/D and inclusive education; social and emotional dimensions of leanring; sensory and multi-sensory impairment, research methods in education and inclusion
Kamenopoulou, L., 1 May 2020, In : Disability and the Global South . 30 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › ArticleOpen Access102 Downloads (Pure)
Kamenopoulou, L., 1 Apr 2018, (Submitted) Inclusive Practices, Equity and Access for Individuals with disabilities: : Insights from Educators across World. Halder, S. & Argyropoulos, V. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, 21 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter
Inclusive Education and Disability in the global South: Research from Belize, Bhutan, Malaysia and PhilippinesKamenopoulou, L. (ed.), Feb 2018, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. 154 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Book
Inclusive Education in the global South? A Colombian perspective: ‘When you look towards the past, you see children with disabilities, and if you look towards the future, what you see is diverse learners.’Kamenopoulou, L., 10 Feb 2018, In : Disability and the Global South . 5, 1, p. 1192-1214 23 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › ArticleOpen AccessFile112 Downloads (Pure)
Kamenopoulou, L., 31 Oct 2017, In : Athens Journal of Education. 4, 4, p. 363-377 14 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › ArticleOpen Access