Eleftheria Iakovidou

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Research Assistant
Cambridge Office


M.Sc. in education (special and inclusive), University of Bristol; B.Sc. in social and education policy, University of Peloponnese


Eleftheria Iakovidou is a research assistant at RAND Europe working in the areas of education, child and family policy. She has an M.Sc. in special and inclusive education from the University of Bristol and a B.Sc. in social and education policy from the Department of Social and Political Sciences of the University of Peloponnese in Greece.

While an M.Sc. student, she conducted various quantitative and qualitative research projects in the field of inclusive education, with particular interest in the education of migrant, refugee and asylum seeking children. Her M.Sc. dissertation focused on the education of refugee children in Greece and the role of art interventions in the creation of inclusive, formal and informal educational environments.


Greek; English; Italian; Portuguese


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