A Study Tour Program on “Education in Greece, the Impact of Historical and Cultural Contexts”
in collaboration with Georgia State University
|Friday||17 November 2017||Depart from Atlanta||NA|
|Saturday||18 November 2017||Arrival in Athens||NA|
|Sunday||19 November 2017||08:45 Orientation by ATINER during breakfast.
9:30-13:30 Urban Walk1 that includes a visit to the Sunday Mass at the Metropolitan Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Athens (optional)
|15:00 We suggest to explore the Plaka and Thissio area||NA|
|Monday||20 November 2017||8:30 School Visit (Hill School, Private Primary) & visit to the Acropolis Museum.||16:30-17:15 Education and the Economy
17:15-19:00 Physical Education in Greek Primary Schools
19:00-19:45 Education and Religion
|Tuesday||21 November 2017||School Visit (34th Primary School)
The National Archaeological Museum of Athens
|18:00-18:30 Thanasis Kikinis, President, Teachers’ Federation of Greece. Education in Greece: Structure, Curricula, Working Conditions & Current Issues.
18:30-19:00 Manos Androulakis, Treasurer – Head of Press and Public Relations, Teachers’ Federation of Greece. Key Problems of Primary Education in Greece & Greek Teacher’s Federation Demands.
19:00-19:30 Kosmas Vlachos, Special Teaching Staff, UOA, Greece. Teaching English at Greek Primary Education.
|Wednesday||22 November 2017||School Visit (74th Primary School, 1st Experimental Primary School)||19:00-20:00 Giota Venetopoulou, Library and Publications Manager, Teachers Federation of Greece. Minority Education in Thrace.||Yes2|
|Thursday||23 November 2017||10:00-11:00 Xenophon Moussas, Professor, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. Antikythera Mechanism, the Oldest Known Computer.
11:00-12:00 Visit the Exhibition of Antikythera Mechanism.
|Friday||24 November 2017||Visit Delphi (includes lunch)||Visit Delphi||No|
|Saturday||25 November 2017||Free||Free||No|
|Sunday||26 November 2017||Depart from Athens|
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 at the Hellenic-American Union (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.