History and Social Sciences

Head:  L. Zisi
Coordinator: N. Papaionnou

The Department of History and Social Sciences encompasses faculty members who teach the following subjects:

  • Junior High School: Religion, History, Socio-Political Studies
  • High School: Religion, History, Principles of Economic Theory, Justice and Politics, Principles of Philosophy, Sociology, Principles of Business Management and Administration, European Civilization and its Roots, Art History, Psychology

The purpose of the History and Social Sciences Department

To provide students with knowledge and skills required to meet the demands of contemporary society, as well as those of future ones.

To help students formulate a personal, but critically-grounded, view of life and the role they are expected to play in society.

To lead students to develop historical thinking and historical consciousness in order to become responsible and conscientious citizens.

Objectives of the History and Social Sciences Department

The vertical (Elementary School – Junior High School – High School) and horizontal (all sections of each grade) coordination of courses.

The interdisciplinary approach as it regards the delivery of course content and collaboration amongst faculty members.

Reflection on modern teaching requirements and implementation of new and appropriate didactic approaches.

Implementation of the State curriculum, enriched with activities and teaching materials.

Development of pilot programs.

The use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)

Guiding and mentoring students in research projects.

Teacher training.

In order to achieve these objectives:

During regular meetings

- coordination of the curriculum takes place

- teaching materials are planned and prepared

- additional activities are scheduled

- reflection takes place

- pilot teaching methods and programs are prepared

- faculty members assess the progress of the courses and make recommendations to the Administration



ΒΟΥΛΗ ΤΩΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΩΝ - Βιβλιοθήκη    [Hellenic Parliament - Library]

ΒΟΥΛΗ ΤΩΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΩΝ - Η Ελλάδα των Βαλκανικών Πολέμων   [Hellenic Parliament - Greece during the Balkan Wars]

ΠΑΙΔΑΓΩΓΙΚΟ ΙΝΣΤΙΤΟΥΤΟ   [Pedagogical Institute]

Ιδρυμα Μείζονος Ελληνισμού   [Foundation of the Hellenic World]

Ιστοσελίδα του Ευρωπαϊκού Κοινοβουλίου  [European Parliament website]

Διαδικτυακό Πολιτιστικό Κέντρο της Εκκλησίας της Ελλάδος  [Online Cultural Center of the Church of Greece]

Aρχαιολογία on line  [Archaeology online]

Η Ιστορία του Θουκυδίδη σε μετάφραση Ελ. Βενιζέλου  Η Ιστορία του Θουκυδίδη σε μετάφραση Ελ. Βενιζέλου  [The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, translated by El. Venizelos]

Βυζαντινή Ζωγραφική  [Byzantine Art]

Ιστορικό Αρχείο Ελληνικής Νεολαίας  [Historical Archive of Greek Youth]

Ελλάδα 1922: Μια "κιβωτός προσφύγων"   [Greece 1922:  An "ark" of refugees]

Public Broadcasting Service. Information about ancient Greek civilization


An etymological dictionary of classical mythology

History for kids

World history compass