Dr. STEFANOS SPANEAS is an Associate Professor of Social Work at the University of Nicosia and coordinator of Social Work Programme. He has over of seventieth years of experience in the area of social work either as practitioner and/or as academic. He has worked in several areas in the management and delivery of social and welfare services, social justice, social inclusion, equality, research and policy development. He has participated in and also coordinated several research programmes funded by national and EU funds, for children, families and adults, as well as minorities. Currently he is involved in projects related to Migration, Education, Social Inclusion and Social entrepreneurship. He has also published in journal papers and book chapters and presented in national, European and international conferences on related issues. He also continues to work with agencies to provide assistance in delivering new and innovative pilot projects, training in such areas as communication, management and evaluation, and to carry out research and evaluation projects.