Department of Education
Cyprus University of Technology
Undergraduate studies at the University of Cyprus (B.A. in Pre-school Education, 1996) Graduate studies at the University of Hartford, CT, USA (M.A. in Early Childhood Education, 1997) and Columbia University- Teachers College,NY, USA (Ed.D. in Early Childhood Education, 2002).
Young children’s humor Play (sociodramatic and imaginative play, play pedagogy) Empowering young children, teachers and parents Early childhood curriculum Infant-toddler development and practice Early childhood teacher education
Loizou, E. & Kyriakou, M. (2016). Young children’s appreciation and production of verbal and visual humor. Humor 29 (1), 99-124.
Loizou, E. & Charalambous, N. (in press). Empowerment Pedagogy. Journal of Research in Childhood Education.
Loizou, E. (accepted). Towards Play Pedagogy: Supporting teacher play practices with a teacher guide about socio-dramatic and imaginative play. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal