The dedicated COF training team consists of people who combine their knowledge in the fields of technology, programming and robotics with a passion for teaching children and young people.
If you would like to join the COF trainers team please contact the Cyprus Computer Society (CCS)
Matina Marathefti has a degree in Primary Education (B.Ed), an MSc in Educational Leadership and Management and an MA in Educational Technology, specialised in the utilization and application of code skills in education. She is a robotics and visual programming instructor for students, teachers and parents, with participation in robotics competitions as a judge and as an instructor. She is the founder of Tinker & Code Robotics and a member of the mathisis.org team. She participates in the Coding our Future program, the largest coding skills promotion in Cyprus, since its inception, with the mathisis.org team as co-organizer. At the same time, she participates as a project manager and trainer in Erasmus+ programs and she trains adults in matters of usability and web design, while she also creates digital educational material.
Evikos Tofi holds two academic degrees: Bachelor of Applied Informatics from the University of Macedonia in Greece and Postgraduate (MSc) in E-Business and Innovation from Lancaster University in the United Kingdom. He is also certified in Project Management (Prince2 Practitioner) and IT Services Management (ITIL). In addition, he has extensive work experience in the private IT sector as an IT Lead Analyst in various large and complex IT projects worldwide. He also has significant work teaching experience as a teacher of Informatics in the public and private sector in Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Education. Participates in the Coding Our Future program from 2018.
Katerina studied electrical engineering and holds a PhD degree. She was a research scientist at the University of Cyprus for more than ten years. Since 2016 she is a robotics instructor at “Apoplous” Cultural Organization, STEM Education Cyprus and STEAMERS - Youth Board of Cyprus. Her responsibilities include the development of teaching material, teaching robotics to students aged from 5 to 17 and keeping them motivated, preparing students to participate in competitions and promote robotics at festivals and school events. She is a member of CCS.