Course Information
FacultyFine Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorMyrto Pigkou repousi
Course ID600013835

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos THeátrou (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 66
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course635

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specific Foundation
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the module the students will: 1. Know the basic pedagogic theories and the influential theorists of education who determined the field of Theatre in Education. 2. Know and be able to combine the work of artists and theatre practitioners who influenced the field of Theatre in Education. 3. Acknowledge the pedagogic value of Theatre in Education for the aesthetic, the personal and the social development of children and young people. 4. Be able to combine the approaches - methodologies of Theatre in Education with the respective educational and theatrical schools - theories from which they originate. 5. Understand and recognize the educational function of theatre as a field of a) social and personal development b)creative and experienced process of learning c) group and community development.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The lesson focuses equally on pedagogic function of the structural elements of theatre and on the key eduacational theories that influenced the field of Theatre in Education. In this context, the work of outstanding theorists Such as Vygotsky, Bruner, Freire etc. will be viewed in relation with the basic elements and aims of theatre education. At the same time, the genres and the schools of theatre (such as Stanislavski, Brecht, Brook) that had a great impact on the field of educational drama will be also examined from a pedagogic - educational perspective. Lessons' plan: Lesson 1: Introduction to the educational infrastructures: agenda - aims, curriculum, pedagogy, evaluation. Lesson 2: Meta-dramatic theatre and theatre in education: interactions and inlfuences Lesson 3: Pedagogy I: Bruner and Vygotsky. Lesson 4: Pedagogy II: Freire and critical eduaction. Lesson 5: Pedagogy and Approaches - Methodologies of Theatre in Education. Lesson 6: Stanislavsky, Brecht, Brook and Theatre in Education Στανισλάβσκι, Μπρεχτ και Μπρούκ στο Θέατρο στην Εκπαίδευση. Lesson 7: Boal and Theatre in Education: the social aspect. Lesson 8: Curriculum and evaluation: form and paradigms in theatre and drama. Lesson 9: Contemporary Literacies (social, digital etc) and Theatre in Education. Lesson 10: Theory in practice: planning theatre curriculum. Lesson 11: Theory in practice: planning theatre projects and workshops. Lesson 12: Group work presentations. Lesson 13: Group work presentations.
Drama/Theatre in Education, pedagogy, curriclum, evaluation, Theatre-in-Education (TiE) projects
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
ppt, e-learning
Course Organization
Laboratory Work90.4
Reading Assigment512.0
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities120.5
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Evaluation through group presentation on a given subject and written exams at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Μυρτώ Πίγκου-Ρεπούση, Εκπαιδευτικό Δράμα: από το θέατρο στην εκπαίδευση, Καστανιώτης, Αθήνα 2019.
Additional bibliography for study
Στανισλάφσκι, Κ. (1999) Πλάθοντας ένα ρόλο, μτφ Νίκας, Αθήνα: Γκόνης Frank, A. και Jones, K. (1999) “Lessons from Brecht: a Brechtian approach to drama, texts and education” στο Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance, 4:2, 181-200. Bernstein, B. (1973) «Περί ταξινόμησης και περιχάραξης της εκπαιδευτικής γνώσης» στο Bernstein, B. Παιδαγωγικοί Κώδικες και Κοινωνικός Έλεγχος, μτφρ Σολομών Ιωσήφ (1991), (2η έκδοση) Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Αλεξάνδρεια (σ. 63-108) Apple, M. και King, N. (2005) «Οικονομία και έλεγχος στην καθημερινή σχολική ζωή» στο Ιδεολογία και αναλυτικά προγράμματα, μτφ Δαρβέρης Τάσος, Θεσσαλονική: Παρατηρητής (σ. 95-129) Freire, P. (1998) “There is no teaching without learning” στο Pedagogy of Freedom, London: Rowman & Littlefield (σ. 29-49) Gardner, H. (2011) The Unschooled Mind, New York: Basic Books (σ. xiii-1, 91-155) Bruner, J., (2006) In Search of Pedagogy, Vol. 1, London and New York: Routledge (σ. 57-67) ΙΣΤΟΣΕΛΙΔΕΣ Όλα τα βιβλία του Υπουργείου Παιδείας για όλες τις τάξεις υπάρχουν στην ιστοσελίδα: Δίκτυο για το θέατρο στην εκπαίδευση/ IDEA/ New Theatre Quarterly (NTQ)/ Theatre Research International (University of Mainz/ Institute für Theaterwissenschaft)/ Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy/ London Drama/ National Drama Magazine/ Australian Script Center/ Lowdown/ Australian Youth Performing Arts Magazine/ International Journal of Education and the Arts/
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