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Faculty of Primary Education

Over the past twenty years of its operation the Faculty of Primary Education has managed to develop a highly technical infrastructure. Thirteen laboratories in various cognitive areas were founded.

Courses offered in the Faculty cover a large number of relevant  academic disciplines bringing  together theory and practice. All courses are regularly revised so as to respond well to contemporary social and educational needs. A sixteen-directional postgraduate programme is finally in place.

The Faculty has been organized in an exemplary way and over the last few years it has attracted the interest not only of undergraduate candidates but also of graduates from other University Faculties.

Finally, the Faculty’s broader contribution to education and to society is significant. It has undertaken a lot of initiatives and projects, which aimed at the improvement of the teacher’s status as well as of the quality dimension in education. These projects include but are not limited to:, as well as the of teachers who graduated from foreign universities. So the Faculty runs special courses for teacher further education at universities and participates in in-service training for Primary and secondary school teachers.

The Faculty comprises the following Departments:

- Sciences of Education
- Special Education and Psychology
- Humanities
- Mathematics and Informatics
- Physical Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies.

Courses last 4 years. To obtain a degree, students must pass successfully 49 compulsory and optional subjects.

The Faculty comprises the following Laboratories:

-Science education and environmental education

-Informatics

-Psychology

-Experimental Pedagogy

-Comparative Education, International Education Policy and Communication

-Social studies of mathematics, history, philosophy and the teaching of mathematics

-Teaching and epistemology of science and education technology

-Biophysical environment, neuroscience and learning

-Psychophysiology and education

-Speech therapy

-Social Sciences

-Art and Speech

-Applied Linguistics and Modern Greek Language Teaching Laboratory

Since 1995 the Faculty of Primary Education has been operating the two-year In-Service Training Institution for primary school teachers.

The Library of the Faculty is located at 24, Char. Trikoupi  Str. – 3rd floor, 106 79 Athens. Tel. & Fax: +30 210 3602715.