On the Greek Model Experimental Schools: some reflections

The Zosimaia Academy in Ioannina

Last Saturday, I had the pleasure of presenting a paper, along with my colleague Ioanna Gkourogianni, at the 1st National Conference for Model-Experimental Schools in Thessaloniki (Greece). In our presentation, we problematised the function of Model-Experimental schools. At present, it seems that these schools function primarily as Models in a top-down system, i.e., educational spaces …

Revisiting MATE

It was recently brought to my attention that my paper, Developing Multicultural Awareness Through English, was the topic of discussion in one of the meetings of the Greek Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (GTAL) research group at the University of Essex. One of the group coordinators, Dr Sophia Skoufaki, was kind enough to forward me an overview …