A Study Tour Program on “Education in Greece, the Impact of Historical and Cultural Contexts”
in collaboration with Georgia State University
ATINER Staff responsible for the program: Ms Despina Katzoli (Researcher), Mr Kostantinos Manolidis (Administrator), Ms Celia Sakka (secretary). Phone: +30 210 3634210. Emergency Phone: TBA
|Friday||22 November 2019||Depart from Atlanta||NA|
|Saturday||23 November 2019||Arrival in Athens||NA|
|Sunday||24 November 2019||14:30: Urban Walk1. Person Responsible: Chrysa Katsitopoulou.||18:30: Orientation by ATINER||NA|
|Monday||25 November 2019||09:00: School Visit (1st Primary School). Principal: Ms. Markoyannaki.
11:00: School Visit (Italian School of Athens, Private Primary). Principal: Mr. Luzi.
|16:00: Dr. Anna Saiti, Professor, Harokopio University. Economic Crisis as a Phenomenon: Was the Greek Educational System (and Higher Education) Ready to Deal with the Negative Impacts of the Economic Crisis?
17:00: Dr. Smaragda Chrysostomou, Professor, University of Athens. Music Education in Greece: a Constant Presence and Development.
|Tuesday||26 November 2019||09:30: School Visit (Ellinogermaniki Agogi, Private Primary).
Dr. Sofoklis Sotiriou, Head of Research and Development Department, Ellinogermaniki Agogi. Developing an Open School Environment for Deeper Learning in STEM.
|16:00: Dr. Zacharoula Smyrnaiou, Assistant Professor, University of Athens. The Development of Science Education: from Intuitions to Scientific Concepts through Different Semiotic Systems.||Yes2|
|Wednesday||27 November 2019||07:50: Visit Delphi (includes lunch)||Visit Delphi||No|
|Thursday||28 November 2019||10:00 School Visit (66th Primary School). Principal: Mr. Iakovidis.
Visit the Acropolis Museum and the National Archaeological Museum of Athens
|Friday||29 November 2019||Visit the sites of Aristotle’s Lyceum and Plato’s Academy||Free||Yes2|
|Saturday||30 November 2019||Depart from Athens||No|
1The urban walk includes the broader area of downtown Athens. Among other sites, it includes: Zappion, Syntagma Square, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Ancient Roman Agora and on Acropolis Hill: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion, and the Parthenon. The program of the tour may be adjusted, if there is a need beyond our control.
2Offered by ATINER (it does not include alcoholic beverages). The menu will include traditional varieties of Greek food and one soft drink per student. Vegetarian food will be provided.