Social Sciences

The main purpose of the Unit of Social Sciences (law 4547/2018) is to address proposals to the Administrative Board of IEP about issues related to Social Sciences in the Primary and Secondary education such as: curricula and curriculum development, writing and amending school textbooks, editing of teachers’ guidelines, assigning teachers to subjects etc.

Furthermore, the Unit provides policy guidelines on related scientific issues, among others: suitability of pedagogical material, of surveys and various educational projects to be conducted in school units.

Moreover, the Scientific Unit of Social Sciences:

  • designs and submits research proposals,
  • participates in the planning and implementation of European and co-financed programs,
  • promotes continuous communication with the entire educational community,
  • organizes and takes part in conferences, seminars etc.
  • participates in the development and implementation of educational policy in areas within its scope.