Professor Plakitsi, ISCAR President, is a full professor of Science Education at the University of Ioannina and Head of the Early Childhood Department. Professor Plakitsi does research in Educational Assessment, Teacher Education and Teaching Methods. Professor Plakitsi`s main researching interests are: Science Education in Early Childhood, Formal and Informal Science Education and Cultural Historical Activity Theory applied in Science Education.

Professor Plakitsi has written many books in Greek and in English and has published in different international academic journals. She is member of many scientific committees in National and International Conferences. Professor Plakitsi is also the founder of the ISCAR-STEM Thematic Section and the principal investigator of the @formal and informal science education group (@fise group).

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