Dimitra Tsourou –Founder of My Greek tutor

Greek language teacher offering Modern or Classical Greek language lessons in Manchester


M.Sc.: Modern & Contemporary History

Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences – Athens, Greece
Thesis: “From triumph to conviction” The United Opposition in Government. 1920-1922
Grade: 9,19/10  Excellent

Bachelor of Science: Classics

National & Kapodistrian University of Athens – Athens, Greece

Major in Medieval & Modern Greek Studies

Grade: 7,13  “Very Good”

Diploma with distinction: Freelance & Feature Writing,
London School of Journalism – London, UK

My Certifications

  •  Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), Department for Education, United Kingdom
  • Safeguarding Children/ CPD Certified
  • Emergency First Aid at Work in Accordance with the Health and Safety Regulations/ CPD Certified
  • Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect/ CPD Certified
  • Safeguarding Children from Abuse by Sexual Exploitation/ CPD Certified
  • Awareness in Domestic Violence and Abuse/ CPD Certified
  • Understanding Pathways to Extremism and Prevent/ CPD Certified
  • Paediatric  First Aid/ CPD Certified
  • Child Protection Training/CPD Certified
  • Safeguarding Children /CPD Certified
  •  Supporting Children with difficulties in reading & writing / University of London, UCL Institute of Education & Dyslexia International-distance learning
  •  Certificate of completion in understanding English History – London School of Journalism
  •  Certificate in Ancient Philosophy: “Aristotle and His Successors”/ University of Pennsylvania- distance learning
  • Certificate in Special education / annual seminar for further specialization entitled: “Contemporary topics of Special Education in Secondary Education / Department of Special Education of the University of Thessaly in cooperation with the Association of Greek Physicists
  •  Certificate in Linguistics Open University of Greece

Publications & Achievements

  • Researcher on the  Project :”Balkan Crossroads” Director: Sir David L. Philips/Programme in Human Rights and Peace Building , Columbia University, U.S/ 2017.
  •  Succeeded in Professional Examination for permanent teaching staff – ASEP (Supreme Council for Civil Personnel Selection) position 588 out of 31.000- Greece
  • Tsourou, Dimitra. “ The evil of death.” Adelaide Literary Magazine, 17 Dec. 2018.
  • Tsourou, Dimitra.”The philosophy of irony in Greek culture.” Adelaide Literary Magazine,13 May 2018.
  • Tsourou, Dimitra.”Charalampos Mainemelis: Playful lyrics make creative social science.” The National Herald, 9 October 2017.
  • Master’s Degree Thesis: “From the triumph to the conviction, the United Opposition in government, 1920-1922”, Pandimos Library, Panteion University, Athens

My Experience

  • GCSE Examiner, United Kingdom
  • Greek School of Manchester, Greek Language Teacher, United Kingdom
  • Greek School of Leeds, GCSE Greek language Teacher, United Kingdom.
  • Hellenic School of Portsmouth, Greek Language Teacher, United Kingdom.
  • Columbia University, Historical Researcher, US
  • Greek Orthodox School of Southampton, Supply Teacher, United Kingdom.
  • Study time, after-school programme, Senior high school teacher, Academic Writing, Greece.
  • Adelaide Magazin,.Author, US
  • General Senior High School of Koroni, Senior High School Teacher, Classical Greek, Academic Writing, Modern Greek Literature, History, Greece.
  • 6th Vocational School of Athens, Senior High School Teacher, Academic & Creative Writing, Greece.
  • 9th Secondary School of Athens, Senior High School Teacher, Classical Greek, Modern Greek literature, Modern Greek History, Academic Writing, Greece.
  • 2nd Vocational School of Agios Dimitrios, Senior High School Teacher, Academic Writing, Ancient Greek History, Greece.
  • 1st Secondary School of Moschato, Senior High School Teacher, Academic Writing, Classical Greek, Modern Greek, Greece.
  • 8th Secondary School of Kallithea, Senior High School Teacher, Academic Writing, Classical Greek, Modern Greek History, Greece.
  • 2nd Secondary School of Palaio Faliro, Classical Greek, Modern Greek Literature
  • Private Tutor, Classical Greek, Modern Greek, Modern Greek Literature, Modern Greek History, Greece.