Magos Kostas

Ακαδημαϊκή Βαθμίδα: 
Assistant Professor
Intercultural Education
Telephone Number: 
24210 06357
magos [at] uth [dot] gr

•    Technical University of Athens, Department of Electrical Engineering – Title: “Diploma in Electrical Engineering” (1984)

•    University of  Athens, Faculty of Education, Department of Primary Education – Title: “Bachelor’s degree in Teaching” (2001)
•    University of Athens, Department of Early Childhood Education – Title: “Ph.D. in Intercultural Education” (2004)


•    University of Athens, Department of Early Childhood Education, School for the In-service Training of Kindergarten Teachers (1995-2007)
•    Greek Open University,  Department of Adult Education (2005-today)
•    University of Thessaly, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Early Childhood Education (2007-today)


•    Project “A Comparative Analysis of Folk Tales. A Multicultural Perspective (CAFT)” (LLP Comenius Multilateral Projects) (2007-2010)
•    Project “European Mobility Folk Tales (EUMOF)” (LLP Comenius Multilateral Projects) (2010-2012)
•    Project “Integrated Training  System For Trainers in Intercultural Education (INTER-TIE)” (Leonardo   da Vinci Projects) (2007-2010)
•    Project “Education of the Muslim Minority Children in Thrace” (Operational Programme for Education and Life-Long Learning co-financed by the European Social Fund) (1997-2007)
•    Project “Two Conflicts, Four Countries: Teachers Work with Their Students on National Stereotypes”  (Project MEDA DEMOCRACY) (1998-2000)



  • Magos, K. (2012). “…, but I can not do research”: Action-research and early childhood teachers. A case study from Greece, Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 18 (3), 331-343.
  •  Leontari, A., Magos, K. and  Oikonomou, A. (2012) From the fear of death   to the fear of “dissimilar other”. A research in elementary school classrooms, Education 3-13. International Journal of Primary, Elementary  and Early Years Education, iFirst article, 1-12.
  • Magos, K., Tsilimeni, T. and Spanopoulou, K. (2013) “Goodmorning Alex-Kalimera Maria”: digital communities and intercultural dimension in early childhood education, Intercultural Education, 24 (4), 366-373.
  • Magos, K. (2012) “The princess is a racist”. Combating stereotypes through teaching folktales. An action-research project with young children. In N. Palaiologou and G. Detz (Eds) Mapping the broad field of multicultural and intercultural education worldwide, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 195-208.

  • Μάγος (2013) «Όταν το βασιλόπουλο συνάντησε τον Κέλογλαν»: Το   λαϊκό παραμύθι ως μέσο διαπολιτισμικής εκπαίδευσης. Στο Π. Αγγελίδης & Χ.  Χατζησωτηρίου. (Επιμ.). Διαπολιτισμικός διάλογος στην εκπαίδευση: Θεωρητικές προσεγγίσεις, πολιτικές πεποιθήσεις και παιδαγωγικές πρακτικές,   Αθήνα: Διάδραση, 477-496.
  • Magos, K., Kontoyianni, A, Arapaki, P. (2012) “The mouse and his daughter”: Teaching through Folktales. In M. Morgado &  M.N.Pires (Eds) Textos, Imagense Contos sobre Mobilidade. Investigação e Práticas em Educação Intercultural. Atas do Simpósio EUMOF, Castelo Branco: Instituto Politecnico de Castelo Branco, Escola Superior De Educação, 91-97.

  • Magos, K. & Spanopoulou, K. (2013) Digital communities and intercultural dimensions in early childhood education. In the Proceedings of the International Conference “Il corpo e la rete. Strumenti di appredimento interculturale”, Fondazione Intercultura, 257-274.


  • Tsouvala, M, and Magos, K. (in print). The dance of the magic dragon: Embodied knowledge in the context of transformative learning theory,  Research in Dance Education.


  • Chronaki, A., Moutzouri, G. & Magos, K. (2015). ‘Number in Cultures’ as a playful outdoor activity: Making space for critical mathematics education in the early years. In U. Gellert, J.G. Rodriguez, C. Hahn, S. Kafoussi (Eds). Education Paths to Mathematics. New York: Springer