Greek Orthodox Church and School Education

Course Information
TitleΕκκλησία και σχολική παιδεία / Greek Orthodox Church and School Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorDionysios Valais
Course ID600019512

Programme of Study: Anamorfōméno PPS Tmīmatos THeologías (2020)

Registered students: 11
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter-3

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID

Class Schedule

FloorFloor 2
CalendarTuesday 15:00 to 18:00
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After the completion of the lectures, students will be able to: -analyze the sources and methodology regarding the study of the Greek education issues -distinguish the Ecumenical Patriarchate contribution to Greek school education -evaluate the contemporary educational issues
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The topics are discussed in this course are the following: • The situation of Greek school education during the period 1453-1821 • Schools of the Archdiocese of Constantinople • Schools of Patriarchal Monasteries • Provincial Patriarchal Schools • Schools of the Ecumenical Patriarchate’s ecclesiastical provinces • Issues of the Greek Schools establishment, organization and operation
Orthodox Church, Ecumenical Patriarchate, Greek education
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • 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
PowerPoint / Internet
Course Organization
Reading Assigment241.0
Written assigments100.4
Student Assessment
Essay and written or oral exam
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βαλαής, Διον., Εκκλησία και σχολική παιδεία επί τη βάσει πατριαρχικών και συνοδικών εγγράφων της περιόδου 1593-1821, εκδ. Μπαρμπουνάκη, Θεσσαλονίκη 2018.
Additional bibliography for study
• Γριτσόπουλος, Τάσος, Πατριαρχική Μεγάλη του Γένους Σχολή, εν Αθήναις 1966-1971, τ.Α΄-Β΄. • Σκαρβέλη-Νικολοπούλου, Αγγελική, Μαθηματάρια των ελληνικών σχολείων της Τουρκοκρατίας, Διδασκόμενα κείμενα, σχολικά προγράμματα, διδακτικές μέθοδοι. Συμβολή στην ιστορία της νεοελληνικής παιδείας, Σύλλογος προς Διάδοσιν Ωφελίμων Βιβλίων, Αθήναι 1994. • Χατζόπουλος, Κων., Ελληνικά σχολεία στην περίοδο της Οθωμανικής κυριαρχίας (1453-1821), εκδ. Βάνιας, Θεσσαλονίκη 1991.
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