Course Information
SchoolPrimary Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorKyriakos Bonidis
Course ID600017644

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Dīmotikīs Ekpaídeusīs (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 70
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses424

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2021
General Foundation
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course students are expected to: 1. Acquire basic knowledge concerns the school environment and its structures, purposes and function. 2. Explore and critically study pedagogical elements concerning the structure, the aims and the functions of a school unit, as they are developing into the specific economic, political and social environment. 3. Acquire the kind of knowledge that is essential to understand the role teachers and students play in the school community. 4. Be able to understand and analyze school’s relation to parents and guardians as well as its role in the local community. Β. Skills, abilities 5. Critically study a series of articles and books that constitute the basic literature of the specific scientific area. 6. Be able to support their views and approaches in reliable scientific knowledge. 7. Be able to distinguish the influences and the pedagogical assumptions underlying to different approaches regarding the operation / function of a school unit. 8. Be able to support the need of a democratic school, a school of open access for all pupils, no matter their social class, ethnic group or gender. 9. Be able to turn their theoretical tools into everyday school practice. 10. Be able to connect educational policy with the everyday reality of the school.
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
  • Work in an international context
  • 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)
This course is divided in four broad units Introduction – Knowing the course and its requirements First Unit: School Unit • School as an institution • Structure, objectives and operation of the school unit • Categories of Schools Second Unit: The people of a school Unit • Teachers, pupils, parents and guardians • The association of the teachers • Pedagogical relationship between teachers – pupils • The association of Parents and Guardians Third Unit: School Climate and School Culture Fourth Unit: school classroom • Teaching styles • Schoolwork • School time
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • 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 P/C & projector in lessons & Blackboard platform.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment391.3
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Θεωρία του δημοτικού σχολείου Συγγραφείς: Duncker Ludwig Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 15269 Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./2011 ISBN: 978-960-458-200-6 Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): Εκδόσεις Επίκεντρο Α.Ε. ή Εκπαιδευτική Διοίκηση και Οργανωσιακή Συμπεριφορα, Αθανασούλα - Ρέππα, , Γ. Παρίκος, 2009.
Additional bibliography for study
Robert Dottrens, Gaston Mialaret, Edmond Rast, Michel Ray, 1974. Παιδαγωγώ και διδάσκω. Αθήνα: Δίπτυχο. Duncker Ludwig, 2011. Θεωρία του Δημοτικού Σχολείου. Θεσσαλονίκη: Επίκεντρο. Γκότοβος Αθανάσιος Ε., 1990. Η λογική του υπαρκτού σχολείου. Αθήνα: Gutenberg. Βρατσάλης Κώστας Α., 2005. Διδακτική εμπειρία και παιδαγωγική θεωρία. Αθήνα: Νήσος. Κωνσταντινίδης Γεώργιος Ν., 2007. Το Σύγχρονο σχολείο. Στο δρόμο για την οικοδόμησή του. Διευθυντές, Εκπαιδευτικοί, Γονείς και Μαθητές. Θεσσαλονίκη: Ιωάννης Αρχ. Χαρπαντίδης. Ξωχέλλης Παναγιώτης Δ., 1983. Παιδαγωγική του σχολείου. Θεσσαλονίκη: Αφοί Κυριακίδη. Ξωχέλλης Παναγιώτης Δ., 2003. Σχολική παιδαγωγική. Θεσσαλονίκη: Αφοί Κυριακίδη.
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