Staff Catalogue


Department of Education
Crosspoint, 2os όροφος, Γραφείο 204
Graduate Studies at the University of Manchester (Med in Educational Studies, PhD in Arts Education, 2001).Undergraduate Studies in Pedagogical Academy of Cyprus (Teacher's Diploma) and at the University of Ioannina (BA in Education). She has worked as a teacher in primary schools and as a curriculum development officer in the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture. She lectures on courses related to Art Education in the Department of Education, University of Cyprus. She has published on aspects of arts education and presented her work in national and international conferences.
Art, Play and Creativity  in Early Years; Place - Based Art Education (Museum Practices, Outdoor learning);  Art and Social Engagement, The Role of Artists in Education; The Pedagogy of Art: Learning Processes and Methodology
Savva, A., & Erakleous, V. (2018). Play-based art activities in early years: teachers’ thinking and practice. International Journal of Early Years Education, 26(1), 56-74.
Savva, A. & Telemachou, N. (2016).  Voices and Positions: Facilitating Dialogue  through Arts and Media.   In S. Gonçalves & S. Majhanovich. Art and Intercultural Dialogue (pp. 143-160). Sense Publishers, (143-160).
Savva, A. (2013). Khôra, Topos and Praxis: Diverse Concepts and Meanings of Contemporary Art Education. In J. Baldacchino & R. Vella (Eds) Mediterranean Art and Education.Navigating Local, Regional and Global Imaginaries through the Lens of the Arts and Learning. Rotterdam/Boston/Taipei: Sense Publishers.(43-59).
Trimis, E. & Savva, A. (2009). Artistic learning in relation to young children’s chorotopos. An in depth approach to early childhood visual culture education. Early Childhood Education Journal, 36, 27-39.
Trimis, E. & Savva, A. (2008). The in-depth approach: Young children artistic learning in the context of museum environment and other cultural settings. In M. J. Narey (Ed) Making meaning: Constructing Multimodal perspectives of Languages, Literacy and Learning through Arts-Based Early Childhood Education. USA: Springer. (92-116).
Savva, A., Trimis, E. & Zachariou, A. (2004). Exploring the Links of Visual Arts and Environmental Education: Experiences of Teachers Participating in an in Service Training Programme. International Journal of Art and Design Education, 23, 246-255.
Sanderson, P. & Savva, A. (2004). Artists in Cypriot Primary Schools: The Pupils’ Perspective. Music Research in Education, 6, 6-22.