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Greece/ 8.3 Arts and cultural education  

8.3.2 Arts in schools

The educational system is currently undergoing change however, arts education in schools is a high priority because of the opportunity that offers students to opportunity to explore creative paths. Arts education, Music and Theatre are taught from an early age at primary school level; a lot of importance is attributed to the learning of Greek and Ancient Greek and Contemporary Greek Literature. Subjects such as Art History, Design and European Literature are offered as optional courses for second level students. A new pilot school programme is being introduced in 2012 which foresees further changes in the educational system.

Chapter published: 14-08-2015

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