Ioannis specializes in the use of ICT in Professional Development of Educators, Distance Education and the use of Social Media for Training. Ioannis has a Major in Pedagogy and in Science, an M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in Physics Education & ICT in Education. He has many years of experience in the Pre-Service and also in the In-Service Training of Teachers. He is a certified trainer in the “Use of ICT in Education” program administered by the Ministry of Education and has participated in many National and European research programs, co-financed by the Socrates and the Lifelong Learning Programme and the Erasmus+ programme, contributing to the development of educational software and other digital teaching materials. He is also a co-author of many research papers published in national and international conference proceedings and in an international journal, listed below:
- Maria Mitsiaki and Ioannis Lefkos (2018), ELeFyS: A Greek Illustrated Science Dictionary for School, 18ο EURALEX International Congress, Ljubljana, Slovenia, http://euralex2018.cjvt.si/publication/
- Molohidis A., Lefkos I., Taramopoulos A., Hatzikraniotis E. and Psillos D. (2015), Web-based Virtual Labs. A Cosmos – Evidence – Ideas as a Design Framework Leading to Good Practice, 7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU 2015), Lisbon, Portugal
- Zourou, K., Lefkos, I. (2015). Open Educational Resources (OER) in less used languages: a European state-of-the art report and insights into the Greek landscape, 22nd International Symposium on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of English, Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics.
- Lefkos I., Psillos D., Hatzikraniotis E. (2011) Designing experiments about thermal interactions by secondary students in a simulated laboratory environment. Research in Science & Technological Education, Vol 29 (2). Routledge.