Dr Vasiliki Zali, Project Co-ordinator
Vasiliki Zali took up the position of the Liverpool Schools Classics Project Co-ordinator in March 2014. She is also a University Teacher in Ancient Greek Culture and Language in our Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology at the University of Liverpool. Vasiliki holds a BA (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens), MA (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens) and PhD (UCL, 2009) in Classics.
Before coming to Liverpool, Vasiliki taught ancient Greek and Latin language and literature as well as ancient Greek history at UCL, King's College, the University of Kent and Dulwich College. Vasiliki feels very passionate about the project, which she feels very proud to lead, and is convinced of its significance.
Victoria Doherty-Bone, Teacher
Victoria did a joint degree in Egyptology and Classical Civilisation at Swansea, which ended in 2010. She then worked extensively as a hands-on education volunteer with National Museums Liverpool, particularly in interactive displays and activities for all ages.
Victoria went on to train as a TEFL teacher, again focusing on hands-on, interactive lessons. Finally, she began her Masters in 2013, with a specialism in Greek tragedy, and she is now planning to take PhD studies at Liverpool University from September 2015.
Mary Edgar, Teacher
Mary did her BA in Ancient History (2014) at Liverpool University and is currently studying for her Masters.
Mary works part-time with primary school children at a tutoring centre and has volunteered with the National Trust as an events volunteer.
Georgia Paraskevopoulou, Teacher
Georgia holds a BA in History and Archaeology (UOA), MSc in Monuments’ Management Urban Archaeology & Architecture (UOA), MSc in Monuments’ Protection and Restoration (NTUA). In 2006-2010 she worked as a field archaeologist for the Greek Ministry of Culture. In 2004 – 2009 she taught modern and ancient Greek Language and Literature, Latin, Greek History and arts and craft in Greece.
Georgia joined the LSCP project as an Ancient History and Latin teacher in October 2014.
Guen Taietti, Teacher
Guen has a BA in Classical Philology (2005) and an MA in Ancient History (2007), both from the University of Pavia. In 2008-2012 she worked as a teacher of Classics and Italian in Greece. Presently she is a PhD candidate at the Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology, University of Liverpool, exploring several aspects of the Greek reception of Alexander III from antiquity to the present day.
Guen joined the LSCP project as a Greek and Latin teacher in February 2014. She is extremely enthusiastic about introducing Classics to schools around Liverpool.
Ioannis Tsakiridis, Teacher
Ioannis received his MHist with Qualified Teacher Status in 2008 (University of Ioannina). During 2008-2009 he taught History (Ancient, Medieval and Modern), Ancient Greek and Latin language and literature in Greece. In 2010, he completed an MA in Ancient History (University of Liverpool) and he is currently a PhD candidate in Classics (University of Liverpool), analyzing the Ancient Greek text of Plutarch’s Aratos and the Hellenistic period. In 2014 Ioannis achieved the AFHEA status -Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Ioannis joined the Liverpool Schools Classics Project as a Graduate Teaching Fellow of Latin and Classical Civilisation in September 2014.