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Ioanna Bakopoulou

Job Title
Senior Research Fellow
Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research
Research Interests
  • Social and emotional functioning of children with Specific Language Impairment
  • Atypical language development
  • Elements supporting communication within the classroom and developing language rich classroom environments
  • Parenting support and education
  • Special educational needs and disabilities
  • Interventions in the early years
  • Interventions targeting mental health needs in schools
  • Early intervention

View Ioanna's publications on University of Warwick Publications Service.


Ioanna joined CEDAR in February 2010 as a Senior Research Fellow. Ioanna is also a qualified Educational Psychologist working for Wandsworth Council since 2002. She is a Research Supervisor for the Doctorate in Educational, Child and Adolescent Psychology students at the Institute of Education (University of London).

Title Funder Award start Award end
Review of arrangements for disagreement resolution (SEND) Department for Education 01 Apr 2015 31 Mar 2017
Succeeding at College - Evaluating a DfE funded project Ambitious about Autism 01 Apr 2015 31 May 2016
Evaluation of Universal Parenting classes - 2014-15 Department of Health 30 Jun 2014 29 Mar 2015
Evaluation of Universal Parenting classes Department for Education 01 Apr 2012 31 Mar 2014
Investigation of Key Stage 2 access arrangement procedures Department for Education 12 Oct 2012 31 Mar 2013