POLICY CONTEXT Early childhood education and care in Greece

Katsikonouri, Effrosyni and Saiti, Sofia and Vassi, Christina and Nikiforidou, Zoi (2020) POLICY CONTEXT Early childhood education and care in Greece. In: Partnership with Parents in Early Childhood Settings Insights from Five European Countries. Routledge, London, pp. 105-109. ISBN 9781138347113

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Abstract

In Greece, Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) runs under two main policy contexts that are defined by the age of children. There is Preprimary Education (Nipiagogeia) where children can enroll at the age of four. Nipiagogeia lies within the jurisdiction of the Hellenic Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs. Before the age of four, children can enroll in Infant/Child Centres (Vrefonipiakoi Stathmoi) and Child Centres (Paidikoi Stathmoi). These run under the remit of Local Municipal Authorities. These centres cater to children between the ages of six months and up to five years old.

Item Type: Book Section
Faculty / Department: Faculty of Education > Early Childhood
Depositing User: Zoi Nikiforidou
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2020 09:20
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2020 15:32
URI: https://hira.hope.ac.uk/id/eprint/3205

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