Dr Michalis Kakos
Lecturer in Citizenship Education & Inclusion
BA Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology (University of Athens)
MEd Educational Psychology (University of Manchester)
PhD (University of York)
Michalis is a lecturer in Education. He is leading the Postgraduate Certificate Course in Citizenship Education. Previous posts that Michalis held include research fellowships in the Centre for Citizenship and Human Rights Education (CCHRE), University of Leeds and in the Centre for Research in Inclusion and Diversity (CREID) University of Edinburgh.
Michalis has a diverse teaching experience background. He has worked in Primary schools, Pupil Referral Units, Special, Grammar, Comprehensive and Preparatory schools in Greece, USA and the UK. He has taught a variety of subjects including Psychology, Classics and Greek Literature to secondary and A-level students.
Michalis teaches the following courses:
- PGCE Secondary in Citizenship Education
- MA in International Education
- PhD / EdD Research Methods training course.
Kakos, M. & Palaiologou, N. (2013) Citizenship education for unity and diversity within multicultural societies: critical policy responses within Europe, Studies in Humanities (forthcoming)
Cooper, P. & Kakos, M. (2013) "Man you've been a naughty boy, you let your face grow long". On the celebration of negative affect in adolescence, International Journal of Emotional Education, 5, 1: 3-16
Kakos, M (2012) Four questions from England about the compatibility of citizenship education to modern schooling. In: Palaiologou, N. & Dietz, G. (Eds) Mapping the Broad Field of Multicultural and Intercultural Education Worldwide: Towards the Development of a New Citizen. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholar Publishing
Kakos, M. (2012) Embedding citizenship education: An ethnographic tale of Trojan horses and conflicting performativities. In: Jeffrey, B. & Troman, B. (Eds): Performativity in UK Education: Ethnographic cases of its effects, agency and reconstructions. Painswick: E&E Publishing