Electra Eleftheriadou

Educational Consultant for InclusionThis is a decorative image.



My key areas of expertise: Strategizing, coaching, consulting and facilitating professional development for greater equity and inclusion in teaching and learning

My role within the team:

  • Providing consultation, facilitation, programming and resources around inclusive teaching and learning practice 
  • Equity Lead of the StEAR Framework implementation for the Centre for Teaching and Learning (2023 – present) 
  • Workplace Wellbeing Ambassador (2023 – present) 

My background:

  • Originally from the island of Cyprus, I am an immigrant to Canada and an uninvited guest on unceded, traditional and ancestral syilx territory 
  • Theoretical Physics, PhD 
  • Higher Education Coach (anticipated ICF ACC credential) 
  • Past work experience includes:  
    • Facilitator for the American Physical Society’s Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Alliance (APS-IDEA) 
    • Science Teaching and Learning Fellow of the Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative at UBCV 
    • Scientific Outreach Officer for the Institute for Quantum Computing, Waterloo 

Research & Publications relevant to work at the CTL:    

  • Hoekstra F, Gainforth HL, Broeksteeg R, Corras S, Collins D, Eleftheriadou E, Gaudet S, Giroux EE, Kuipers LS, McCallum S, Ma JK, de Passillé E, Rakiecki D, Rockall S, van den Berg-Emons R, van Vilsteren A, Williamson M, Wilroy J, Martin Ginis KA. The co-development and evaluation of an e-learning course on spinal cord injury physical activity counselling: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Med Educ. 2024 Mar 6;24(1):240. doi10.1186/s12909-024-05141-7