How a Rural School Reforms Itself and Develops
International Journal of Secondary Education
Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2018, Pages: 1-4
Received: Oct. 25, 2017; Accepted: Nov. 13, 2017; Published: Jan. 26, 2018
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Chiotelis Ioannis, Experimental High School of University of Patras, Patras, Greece
Theodoropoulou Maria, Department of Primary Education, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
Birbas George, 1st Junior High School of Pyrgos, Ili, Greece
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Schools are vital organizations adequate under constant changes, reformations and developments. Teachers, students and parents all contribute into these changes materializing primitive envisions. Especially, a rural school can reform rapidly into a highly developing school. We can mention the High School of Pelopio, a rural school that achieved some of its pronounced educational goals. Teachers’ and administration’s vision for a new school began by encouraging teachers to participate into educational meetings, conferences and developing courses. Additionally, groups of students were organized to prepare several projects according to their interests. We can mention the Astronomy group, the Environmental group and the Drama group. Accordingly, we invested on extroversion and presentation of projects. Astronomy nights, Environmental events and Theatric performances were some activities that joined our school with the local society, parents and communities. Furthermore, students revealed a remarkable interest about sciences and culture. As a result they took part into several contests and managed to win a European Award. Mainly, we noticed an interesting reformation in our classrooms. Apart from the growing interest we observed that students and parents regarded school via a new prospective and under different philosophy.
Rural School, Educational Policy, Government, Applied Innovation, Research in Classroom
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Chiotelis Ioannis, Theodoropoulou Maria, Birbas George, How a Rural School Reforms Itself and Develops, International Journal of Secondary Education. Vol. 6, No. 1, 2018, pp. 1-4. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsedu.20180601.11
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