Stavros Nikou


  • United Kingdom

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Personal profile

Personal Statement

Stavros Nikou is a Lecturer in Digital Education in the School of Education, University of Strathclyde. He holds a Ph.D. in Information Systems focusing on Learning Technologies from the University of Macedonia - Greece, a M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Houston - USA and a B.Sc. in Physics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He is also a collaborating research member at the SMILE (Smart Mobile and Interactive Learning Environments) Laboratory.

He has many years of experience in K-12 STEM and ICT education, vocational education, lifelong learning and mentoring teachers in ICT and technology-enhanced learning. Stavros has served as UNESCO consultant for the development of the ICT Competency Framework for Teachers. He is ambassador for Scientix - The Community for Science Education in Europe. He is member of ALT, ASLERD, IEEE and the International Association of Smart Learning Environments. 

His research interests include technology-enhanced teaching and learning, context-aware mobile learning and assessment, blended learning, teacher education, computational thinking and innovative emerging technologies to support STEM education. He teaches Learning Technologies and supervises postgraduate students within the School of Education.

He has published in scientific peer-reviewed journals and international conferences (including Computers & Education, Computers in Human Behaviour, British Journal of Educational Technology, Computer Assisted Learning) as well as book chapters.


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Research Output

  • 9 Paper
  • 8 Article
  • 3 Chapter
  • 2 Conference contribution book

Engagement in physical computing for the primary classroom: the BBC Micro:bit experience

Nikou, S. A., Collins, R. & Hendry, M., 11 Feb 2020, (Accepted/In press). 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  • Mobile learning teacher competencies framework

    Nikou, S. A., 7 Jul 2020. 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  • Activities

    • 9 Journal peer review
    • 7 Membership of committee
    • 3 Organiser of major conference
    • 2 Invited talk

    2020 Shanghai International STEAM Curriculum Developer Gold Awards (Event)

    Stavros Nikou (Advisor)
    3 Dec 20204 Dec 2020

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

    15th European Conference on Technology-Enhanced Learning (Event)

    Stavros Nikou (Member)
    14 Sep 202018 Sep 2020

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee