Educational policy

Course Information
TitleΕκπαιδευτική πολιτική / Educational policy
SchoolPhilosophy and Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorKonstantinos Tsioumis
Course ID600014892

Programme of Study: UPS School of Philosophy and Education (2011-today)

Registered students: 70
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
PhilosophyElective CoursesWinter/Spring-6
PedagogicElected Compulsory DirectionalWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specialization / Direction
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • German (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
This course aims for its participants to be able to understand the basic mechanisms by which educational policy works and the parameters on which it depends, to understand the role of the social environment in its φθνψτιον and the limitations it sets. The question is for them to be able to analyze educational policy, at a first level and to approach it critically, as well as to recognize its special dimensions. The approach of specific educational events aims to acquire a basic picture of the functioning of educational policy at the international and national level.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The characteristics of educational policy The concept of educational design and educational policy Historical and Social Place of Educational Policy. Educational policy and educational reform Education and modernization. Education and human capital. The main players in education policy. Models of educational policy. The Role of International Organizations in Educational Policy Centralization and decentralization in education The neo-liberal model. Press and educational policy. The curriculum policy School leadership and administration of education. Intercultural educational policy. Interpretive educational policy shapes. The research of educational policy
educational policy, educational planning, educational reform, education and modernisation
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Use of power point Use of e-mail for communication. Use of elearning for material.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment502
Written assigments401.6
Student Assessment
Assessment is done through assignment Through dialog and problems management Final examination
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Γουβιάς Κ. -Θεριανός Κ., Εκπαιδευτική Πολιτική, Gutenberg,Αθήνα 2014 Σταμέλος Γ., Εκπαιδευτική Πολιτική, Διόνικος, Αθήνα 2009
Additional bibliography for study
Υφαντή Α., εκπαιδευτική Πολιτική και Σχεδιασμός για ένα Σύγχρονο Σχολείο, Εκδ.Α.Α.Λιβάνη, Αθήνα 2012 Καλεράντε Ε.-Πετρουλάκης Ν., Από την Εκπαιδευτική Πολιτική στην Εκπαιδευτική Πράξη, Γρηγόρης , Αθήνα 2013.
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