The standard of education and schools in Greece has suffered as a result of austerity measures imposed by the EU. Job cuts and staff redeployments have resulted in many teachers becoming unemployed. The result is that many qualified teachers have left the country and others have taken to the streets in mass demonstrations.
I was surprised to see students at my university ask for their lecturers to talk to them ‘as though I’m a person’
I recently led a survey of students across my university at all levels of study.
Το ερώτημα είναι, συνεπώς, τι πρέπει να μαθαίνουν οι μαθητές στο σχολείο κάθε εποχή;
«Φυλάω καραούλι κάθε απόγευμα που έχει διάβασμα» μου εξομολογούνταν προσφάτως μια μη εργαζόμενη μητέρα για την κόρη της, μαθήτρια της Α‘ Λυκείου.