ERIC Number: ED215830
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Greece: Socio-cultural Information. The Education of Migrant Workers' Children: Dossiers for the Intercultural Training of Teachers.
The report provides information on the social situation, the family, and the education system in Greece. The social situation is discussed in terms of the Greek political system, forms of society and social stratification, the linguistic situation, religions represented, social life and relationships, and 14 holidays and festivals. Information on the family covers the family's composition, family relationships, respective roles and positions of the different family members, the aim of education within the family, living and housing conditions, and eating habits. An overview of the education system from pre-school to higher education is provided. Each of the stages in education is discussed: pre-school education; primary education; secondary education (the "gymnasium," the"lyceum," technical and vocational schools, and technical and vocational lyceums); and higher education. Information is also provided on the role and relative importance of public and private institutions; teaching resources, textbooks, media, and available facilities; methods and prospects of reform; style of teaching and educational relationships; teaching conditions; system of assessment and conditions for advancement; school leaving certificates and reports; and qualifications demanded of primary and secondary teachers (initial training and in-service training). The report concludes with a 9-item bibliography. (NQA)
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Cultural Background, Education, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Characteristics, Family Environment, Family Role, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Migrants, Politics, Religious Cultural Groups, Social Environment, Social Stratification, Sociocultural Patterns, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Conditions, Vocational Schools
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Cultural Cooperation, Strasbourg (France).
Identifiers: Greece; Greek Culture; Holidays
Note: For related document, see RC 013 331. Paper copy not available due to publisher's choice. Prepared by the School Education Division.