Religious Education in a Europe of Diversity

Course Information
TitleΗ Θρησκευτική Εκπαίδευση στην Ευρώπη της Διαφορετικότητας / Religious Education in a Europe of Diversity
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorVasiliki Mitropoulou
Course ID60005338

Programme of Study: Anamorfōméno PPS Tmīmatos THeologías (2020)

Registered students: 14
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
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 (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to: -Analyze the place of RE in the curricula and levels of education in the EU countries -Specify the content of RE in the EU countries -Compare the place of RE in the curricula of Greece with those of the other EU countries -Compare the contents of the RE school books in Greece to those of the other EU countries -Realize and aknowledge the contribution of the RE teaching to the contemporary multicultural environments of EU countries
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course concerns the topis of an Intensive Erasmus Programme, where it was examined the diversity in the schools of Primary and Secondary Education of the member-states of EU which participated in the programme and the degree that their countries comply with the EU recommendations. The focus was on RE. Aim was to difuse information on the abilities and skills that a teacher of RE must obtain in order to recognize and appreciate the diversity and the forming of a new attitude towards diversity so as to be able to handle effectively the diversity in class. The course includes visits in intercultural schools of Primary and Secondary Education.
Religious Education, EU educational systems, diversity, multiculturalism, intercultural schools
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
The lectures are supported with ppt presentations and visits to webpages of educational programmes of other european countries. The powerpoint presentations are uploaded on the webpage of the professor. For the communication with the students is used the email server of A.U.Th., webmail, and the personal webpage of the professor.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment120.5
Written assigments220.9
Student Assessment
Oral Exam Written Assignment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Κοινωνικοπολιτισμικές Θεωρίες Μάθησης. Όστρακον, Θεσσαλονίκη 2015 2. πανεπιστημιακές σημειώσεις
Additional bibliography for study
Σημειώσεις από το εντατικό πρόγραμμα
Last Update