Catechism and Christian Education

Course Information
TitleΚατηχητική και Χριστιανική Παιδαγωγική [ΠΠΔΕ] / Catechism and Christian Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorMaria Rantzou
Course ID60000294

Programme of Study: Anamorfōméno PPS Tmīmatos THeologías (2020)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course746

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students will learn about the historical development of Catechetical, scientific character, the methodology of research and addressing contemporary pedagogical and social problems of the time in terms of Christian. Students will develop lesson plans for catechetical gatherings focusing on experiential activities.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course comprises two modules:   Teaching based on all 12 chapters of the relevant literature. Prefixed approach and documentation of Catechetical and Christian Education as a scientific discipline, their relations with similar disciplines, including the entire context concerns around the issue.   Then attempt a historical review of the Catechetical and Christian Education of the biblical still up space and significant expressions within Christianity in the West and East, with particular emphasis on Greece.   The methodology of the survey, the purpose, content, media and contemporary problems of science -with clear references to the subject, but to the bodies and institutions who ypiretoun- will complement the clear image of the object.   Finally, the connection of the fact the Catechism and Christian education to the new circumstances of social reality, such as the media, other sectors of education, such as intercultural education, the interfaith education, special education, designed to synthesize the integrated and real dimension, but also the prospects and the market can offer in the modern educator.
religious education, child, adolescent, family
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
a) using the computer and the projector for presentation of small films, songs and announcements relating to subdivisions of the course b) Internet usage and search questions concerning sections of the course
Course Organization
Laboratory Work602.4
Student Assessment
Oral exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Ιωάννης Κογκούλης, Κατηχητική και Χριστιανική Παιδαγωγική, Δ. Κυριακίδη, Θεσσαλονίκη 2014.
Additional bibliography for study
2. Κων. Φράγκος, Εισαγωγή στην Κατηχητική και Χριστιανική Παιδαγωγική, Τόμος Α, εκδόσεις Αδελφών Κυριακίδη, Θεσσαλονίκη 2005.
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