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Dimitrios Zeppos holds a PhD in Pedagogics (2008, University of Athens), a Master’s Degree in Applied Linguistics – Language Didactics (2001, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) and a Degree in Greek and German Language and Literature (1998, University of Athens).

He currently holds the position of Specialized Teaching Staff (STS) at the Faculty of German Language and Literature of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. He has taught German at all levels of the Greek private (since 1983) and public (since 2001) education. He has taught German at the University Language Centre (2009, University of Athens) and the Greek Military Academy (2009 and 2010, Athens). Furthermore, he is an Assistant Lecturer (Tutor) at the Hellenic Open University (since 2009).

He has written the study material for Didactics and Pedagogy of the new Master’s Degree Program for German Language Teachers of the Hellenic Open University (2018-2019). He is involved, as an expert for German, in the development, conducting of seminars and piloting of the new National Foreign Language Curriculum (NFLC), an ongoing project managed by the Pedagogical Institute. He furthermore participates in various research projects associated with the NFLC.

His scientific activities include papers and speeches at national and international conferences, educational forums, workshops and seminars for examiners of the National Foreign Language Exam System (KPG) and newly employed public language teachers. His research interests lie in the areas of evaluation, neurodidactics, language didactics, foreign language teacher education and pedagogical-didactical use of ICT in modern foreign language education at main-stream-level.

He has published over 26 primary research articles on German as a Foreign Language as well as Evaluation in monographies and peer-reviewed journals and has been scientific adviser for the Pan-Hellenic Association of GL-Teachers (PEKAGEPE).