Miss Eleni Smyrnis

PhD Candidate
Academic Tutor
Primary School Teacher


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Biographical details

Miss Eleni Smyrnis graduated from The University of Sydney with First Class Honours in a Bachelor of Primary Education. She is a Primary School Teacher for the Department of Education NSW.

She is currently doing my PhD studying a Doctor of Philosophy (Education) at The University of Sydney School of Education and Social Work. She works at the university as an Academic Tutor and Research Assistant.

She is highly passionate about the education of students, with emphasis on mathematics, embodied learning practices and student motivation.

Teaching and supervision

Ph.D.Candidate - Supervised by Associate Professor Paul Ginns and Professor Janette Bobis
Primary School Teacher - NSW Department of Education

Academic Tutor - Sydney School of Education and Social Work (University of Sydney)

  • EDUF2006 - Educational Psychology
  • EDUP4002 - Human Society and Its Environment 2
  • EDUP4066 - IT in the Primary Classroom A
  • EDUP4067 - IT in the Primary Classroom B
  • EDSE4044 - Information Technology in Schools

Thesis work

Thesis title: Mind, Body and Sol(utions) The Impact of Drama-Inspired Attention Focus Exercise � Mirroring- on Mathematical Learning.

Supervisors: Paul GINNS , Janette BOBIS

Thesis abstract:

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Associations

The University of Sydney - School of Education and Social Work

Centre for Research on Learning and Innovation -http://sydney.edu.au/research/centres/centre-for-research-on-learning-and-innovation.html

NSW Department of Education

Awards and honours

2016 - Australian Postgraduate Award

2015 - First Class Honours - Bachelor of Education (Primary) at The University of Sydney

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Smyrnis, E., Ginns, P. (2016). Does a Drama-Inspired 'Mirroring' Exercise Enhance Mathematical Learning? The Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 33(2), 178-186. [More Information]

2016

  • Smyrnis, E., Ginns, P. (2016). Does a Drama-Inspired 'Mirroring' Exercise Enhance Mathematical Learning? The Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 33(2), 178-186. [More Information]

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