Panagiotes S. Anastasiades

Assistant Professor

Life Long and Distance Learning

Department of Education - University of Crete



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Dr Panagiotes Anastasiades was born at Kalllithea, Athens. 

He has graduated from the Department of Informatics of the Athens University of Economics and Business (ASOEE) in 1990. 

He has worked for a series of years in the private sector and particularly in the financial economics and insurance sectors.

Graduate studies at the Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Department of Psychology, (1999), Ph.D Thesis:The Information Society - A socio-psychological approach. Approved his thesis with an excellent grading.

At the end of 1999, he is granted a government scholarship by the Greek State Scholarships Foundation (GSSF), in order to undertake his postdoctoral research under the title: The new model of employment in the emerging digital economy, while the Department of Economic and Regional Development of Panteion University is appointed as his scientific supervisor.   

Since 1995 he belongs to the scientific body of the National-Greek-Observatory of Employment, whilst in 1997 he is placed in the National Supporting Body of the Ministry of Employment and Social Security in the frames of European Initiative (ADAPT - bis, BUILDING THE INFORMATION SOCIETY).

At the beginning of 1999, he publishes his first book with the title: The European Information Society - The need for the existence of a unified regulatory and legislative framework. At the same time he is selected by the Pedagogical Institute and the Ministry of Education as one of the authors of a textbook for secondary education, with the title: THE INFORMATION SOCIETY.

In October 2000, he presented his second, in order, book under the title: Information Age published by Nea Synora, A. Livani, Athens. This book has as an aim to familiarize the reader with the new electronic reality as it is been formed in the emerging digital society. The book includes a preface by the Dean of the University of Patras, Prof. Stamatis N. Alachiotis.

 He has been Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Engineering and informatics at the Polytechnic School of  The University of Patras

(1999-2002) , and also Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at the  University of Cyprus (2000-2002).

He is currently  Assistant Professor in the Department of  Education at the Univerristy of Crete.

His research interests include Life Long and Distance Learning, Social & Educational Informatics, Information Society Theories, Information Systems, Telework & New  Economy. 

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