Dr Maria Gravani is Lecturer in Continuing/Adult Education at the Open University of Cyprus. She previously worked in the UK (Bristol University, University College London), in the Republic of Ireland (Trinity College), and Greece (University of Peloponnese, Hellenic Open University). Her research interests include: Continuing/Adult Education, teaching and learning in higher education, ICT in continuing and adult education, teacher’s professional development, open & distance learning. She has published in international peer-reviewed journals (Educational, Technology & Society, International journal of Digital Literacy and Digital Competence, Teaching & Teacher Education, Learning & Instruction, Compare, Journal of In-service Education, Adult Education, Educational Review) and chapters in books, and has presented her work in international meetings and conferences.