“Every student can learn effectively and has the right to learn.” – Sophia Christina Andrioti, Greece

Sophia Christina Andrioti
Special Educator
130th Primary School
Athens, Greece
In today’s classrooms, diversity is the norm. MIE Expert Sophia Christina Andrioti has made empowering that diverse set of students – especially those with special needs – her focus.
“The moment that defined me as an educator is when I attended seminars about phonological awareness and teaching English to students with dyslexia to become a certified practitioner of these methods after I had finished my MA in Special Educational Needs,” Andrioti says. “This gave me the chance to help my colleagues use a different approach when teaching students with dyslexia. I also realized that each student is unique, and I should treat them as individuals. Every student can learn effectively and has the right to learn. I help them acquire personal empowerment and self-awareness which leads to happiness and success.”
This realization motivated Andrioti to create a curriculum that uses multi-sensory and di..