International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Culture of Education and Evaluation in Greek School and Social Reality
Charalambos Ι. Konstantinou, Ioannis Ch. Konstantinou

The purpose of this article is to determine, through relevant research findings and theoretical approaches, the prevailing culture on educational and, mainly, on evaluation issues relating to the reality of school and modern society in Greece. Initially, the discussion begins with the required conceptual framework, followed by the description of the pedagogical function of educational evaluation. Subsequently, based on research findings, indications of education and evaluation deviation from their pedagogical context and orientation are presented. These specific signs of divergence highlight the prevailing educational and social culture, as well as the factors that compose it. The article concludes with final observations and relevant suggestions to address this comprehensive issue.

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