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Widening participation in postgraduate studies in Greece: Mature working women attending an e-learning programme
This article examines issues relating to widening participation in postgraduate study programmes in Greece. It focuses on a group of mature women and examines their experiences from attending a novel postgraduate e-learning ...
Globalization and education: Introduction
Parental and marital roles, career aspirations and attitudes towards marriage among young women in Greece
The Greek society is a society that arrived relatively late to modernity by western European standards. Even though many would argue that today Greece exhibits many characteristics found in modern European societies there ...
The effects of the economic crisis on inter-ethnic relations in cypriot schools
The aim of the paper is to examine the effects of the current economic crisis in the way teenagers experience and report interethnic relations with emphasis on interethnic violence in the school environment in Cyprus. It ...
Deutschland über Alles: Discrimination in German football
Considering that the reunification of Germany demanded that present-day German society adjusts to the new political realities and an all-expansive European Union, by means of integrating the populations of a previously ...
The long way towards abandoning ECEC dichotomy in Greece
Although Greece has a dichotomous system both in terms of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) services and in terms of ECEC workers’ preparation programmes, in 2016 Greek government’s Organization for ECEC organized ...
Family support and early childhood education and care in Cyprus: existing policies and challenges
Although wide family support policies are available to Cypriot families, Cyprus is among the countries with the least developed ECEC systems and the processes taken to address ECEC deficits is slow. Although female employment ...
Preschool Teachers’ Conceptualizations and Uses of Play Across Eight Countries
Increased emphasis on academics has led to play becoming a controversial and topical issue in the field of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC). Although play has been extensively researched we still lack consensus ...
Parental engagement strategies in Greek and Nigerian preschool settings: cross-country comparison
Acknowledging the fact that parental engagement is more beneficial during early childhood compared to other developmental stages many countries have institutionalised parental engagement. In Nigeria, the government has ...
Greek early childhood educators’ conceptualization of education, care and educare concepts
Drawing on kindergarten teachers’ and University departments’ reactions to the Greek government’s initiative to adopt an integrated Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) system, the present study aimed to explore how ...