I. EXISTING PROFILE OF GREEK PHILOLOGISTS
WHO TEACH EUROPEAN ISSUES IN GREEK SCHOOLS
OF SECONDARY EDUCATION
a. Training Philologists studying in Greek University are taught the following obligatory subjects:
Ancient and Modern Greek Language
Ancient, Medieval and Modern History (Greek and European)
Ancient Greek and European Philosophy
Additionally they may choose among the following subjects:
Psychology, Archaeology, Folklore, Theater Studies, History of Art, Latin language
Main shortcoming of the curriculum: the systematic lack of learning at least one foreign language throughout the years of studies.
(Gymnasium or Lyceum) almost all the above subjects. Subjects are assigned primarily according to the school needs whereas the teachers specializations and preference are of secondary importance. They also teach a course entitled “Civil Rights and Citizenship” which is closely related to the European Identity and for which they are completely untrained.
II. SUGGESTIONS FOR PROMOTING THE IDEAL PROFILE OF
In order to enable the Greek philologist to respond effectively to the requirements of teaching the European Dimension and the European issues, and to acquire the ideal profile necessary to serve this goal, the following factors should be met: