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Country overview

...Country overview Compulsory education in Greece begins at the age of four when children enroll in preprimary school. Primary education follows with a six-year study program. Secondary education includes two stages. The first is mandatory...

Gender in Childhood (Greece)

Dionysios Gouvias

Dionysios Gouvias is Associate Professor at the University of the Aegean, Greece Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Gender, status, and rights Greek society is characterized by gender stereotypes, inequalities, and discrimination stemming from traditional cultural attitudes embedded in key social structures, including the family, education, employment...

Overview of Higher Education (Greece)

Yiouli Papadiamantaki

Yiouli Papadiamantaki is Associate Professor at the University of Peloponnese, Greece Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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George Fragoulis

George Fragoulis is Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of the Peloponnese, Greece Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Higher education structure The Greek higher education system is binary, comprising a university and a technological sector. Under the Constitution (Article 16), higher education is offered exclusively by public institutions. The university...

Funding of Higher Education (Greece)

Aggeliki Politou

Aggeliki Politou is a PhD Candidate at the Department of Social and Educational Policy, University of Peloponnese, Greece Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Best practice models Funding of higher education (HE) in Greece is a matter of social and political development in the country because of the consequences of the economic crisis as well as the promoted policies for changes in HE. Thus...

Greece: Vocational Education and Training in Economic Change

Education in the European Union : Pre-2003 Member States

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...The structure and basic laws of the Greek education system and how EU policy influences and inspires national developments on the education and training processes across the country are a central concern of this chapter. The weak...

Greece: Towards ‘Europeanization’?

Anna Traianou

Anna Traianou is Reader in Educational Studies in the Department of Education at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Austerity and the Remaking of European Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...Like many other European countries, Greece has a long tradition of ‘borrowing’ institutional structures, curricular policies and pedagogical ideologies. However, recent globalizing trends have increased the pressure on Greek governments...

Sexuality in Youth (Greece)

Aliki Kosyfologou

Aliki Kosyfologou, PhD is in Political Science and Sociology at the National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Yvonne Kosma

Yvonne Kosma is Assistant Professor at the American College of Thessaloniki, Greece Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Introduction Public concern about youth sexuality usually takes the form of exploring “how children and young people (particularly girls) are being ‘sexualized’ by the media and culture industries” (Renold, Ringrose, and Egan 2015: 2...

Turkey and Greece: Reconstructing a Shared Past

Teaching History and the Changing Nation State : Transnational and Intranational Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...This chapter aims to analyse how the shared pasts of Greece and Turkey might find a place in the history teaching of both countries and also argues how this shared past might be reread and presented in the light of new sets of values...

Laws, Regulations and Economics: Academic Identity Formation in Greek Higher Education

Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Universities in Greece are legal entities financed by the state. From 1974 until 2013, five major reforms have taken place and can be grouped in terms of the policy concepts of ‘democratization-1982’, ‘quality-2005’, ‘efficiency...

Friendship and Peer Cultures in Childhood (Greece)

Konstantina Tsoli

Konstantina Tsoli is Assistant Professor at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Conceptions of friendship The ancient Greek philosophers turned their interests to the importance of friendship, with Aristotle’s characteristic quote "no one would choose a situation where he would have all the goods of the world but he...