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Our Team

At CARDET, we take immense pride in our team of exceptional professionals and experts, each contributing their invaluable expertise to drive our mission forward. With a shared passion for excellence and a commitment to making a positive impact, our team comprises more than 60 full-time and part-time staff and 100+ dedicated volunteers.

Guiding us on our journey is a distinguished group of experts serving on our Board of Directors and Advisory Board, whose vision and strategic insights steer our organization towards new horizons. CARDET brings together an international team of experts with decades of global expertise in education, technology, research and development. Members of our team, board of directors, and advisory board have served in high-profile positions for organisations like UNESCO, Commonwealth of Learning, OECD, Google, and the American Educational Research Association.Their invaluable experience, derived from their longstanding work in the academic and professional fields, help bring our work at the forefront of innovation and societal impact.


Lucy Avraamidou, Ph.D.

President, ESERA
Director, Center for Learning and Teaching
University of Groningen

Charalambos Vrasidas

Charalambos Vrasidas, Ph.D.

Executive Director
University of Nicosia

Marina S. McIsaac, Ph.D.

Former President
International Council for Educational Media

Gene V Glass, Ph.D.

Former President of AERA
Arizona State University

Sir John Daniel

Former President
The Commonwealth
of Learning

Barry McGaw, Ph.D.

Former Director for Education
Organization for Education
Cooperation & Development (OECD)

Michalinos Zembylas

Senior Education & Policy Advisor
Professor of Educational Theory and Curriculum Studies, Open University of Cyprus

Tassos Kyriakides, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, YALE School of Public Health