Christine Savvidou is an Assistant Professor at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus. She earned her doctorate degree in Teacher Education from the University of Nottingham, UK. Her research focuses on teacher education, professional development and, professional knowledge and identity in second language teaching. A member of several professional associations, she is an active researcher and has published her work in international refereed journals (‘Intercultural Education’, ‘Technology, Pedagogy and Education’, ‘Journal of Teacher Development’, ‘Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice’). She is also a regular reviewer for several international journals. For the last five years, she has organized an annual conference in teacher development in TESOL for language teachers in Cyprus.