taousanis xristos

Career Counselor | Scientific Director of EMPLOY

Christos Taousanis completed his undergraduate and postgraduate studies in the Department of Philosophy and Education in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, where he was also awarded the PhD Degree, having completed his doctoral thesis on the field of counseling and vocational guidance.
He has worked in private educational institutions as well as in the public sector, where he had been working as the Director of the Educational Programmes in the Municipal Company of Professional Training and Studies of the Municipality of Thessaloniki for four years, when he left voluntarily in order to co-found with Kotios Konstantinos the first education and career counselors company in Greece, which is EMPLOY.

Today he is a Career Counselor in the company EMPLOY, where he acts as its Scientific Director supervising the scientific projects of the Group of Employ as well as scientifically coordinating the Department of Lifelong Learning of the company. He is a member of the Accompanying Support Services of EOPPEP, of the Hellenic Company of Counseling and Guidance, of the Association of Counseling and Guidance Officials and also a member of the International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance (I.A.E.V.G.). In addition, he has made lots of publications in scientific journals in national and international conferences. As a lecturer and an educator, he has more than 2.500 hours of training people and lectures, and as a education and career counselor he has individually helped more than 3.000 young people.

Dozens of articles and researches he has carried out have been published in the print and internet media. He systematically writes articles regarding education in several newspapers such as ETHNOS, VIMA, AGGELIOFOROS etc. He has also given numerous interviews about vocational guidance and career counseling in TV Channels. During his academic and professional career he has given more than 400 lectures on vocational guidance and career counseling across Greece, in which more than 50.000 students, teachers and parents have participated.
Furthermore, he is the author of the study guides with the title "ΕΠΙΛΕΓΩ ΣΠΟΥΔΕΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΠΑΓΓΕΛΜΑ" and "ΕΠΙΛΕΓΩ ΜΕΤΑΠΤΥΧΙΑΚΕΣ ΣΠΟΥΔΕΣ" and the scientific curator of two books about career counseling that have not been published yet.

Finally, he is a member of the Management Board of the Association of Alumni of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, an external counselor in foreign academic institutions and an E-Learning Lecturer in the Department of Economics of the University of Piraeus.

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