Integrating Immigrant and Repatriate Children into Schools in Greece

By Ilias Athanasiadis and Vasilia Kourtis-Kazoullis.

Published by The Diversity Collection

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The present article discusses the integration of immigrant and repatriate children into schools in Greece. It provides: (a) a synopsis of measures offering school-based support to immigrant children and their families and (b) the demographic context of immigrant and repatriate students according to level of education and district of Greece. The results of the demographic study carried out in the context of this paper provide evidence for the need for individualized education according to geographic area.

Keywords: Immigrant Students, Repatriate Students, Demographic Study, Cluster Analysis, Greece

International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp.29-38. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.367MB).

Dr. Ilias Athanasiadis

Associate Professor, Department of Primary Education, University of the Aegean, Rhodes, Greece

Ilias Athanasiadis is an Associate Professor at the Department of Primary Education, University of the Aegean. His research interests deal with Methods and Techniques of Social Research. He has conducted research in collaboration with UNESCO and the Pedagogical Institute of the Greek Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs. He has also taught at the European School in Brussels and the Ionian University in Greece. He received a B.A. in Mathematics at the University of the Athens. At the University of Paris VI he received a D.E.A. and Ph.D. in Statistics at the University of Paris VIII, Licence, Maitrice and D.A.E. in Sociology and Licence in Education.

Dr. Vasilia Kourtis-Kazoullis

Assistant Professor, Department of Primary Education, Faculty of Humanities, University of the Aegean, Rhodes, Greece

Vasilia Kourtis-Kazoullis is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Primary Education, University of the Aegean where she teaches courses related to Bilingualism and second language learning with new technologies. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Primary Education, University of the Aegean. She also received a M.Ed. from the University of Wales, Swansea and a B.A. in English Literature and Linguistics from Youngstown State University, U.S.A. Her research interests include bilingualism, second language learning and computer assisted language learning.

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