Comparative Study of Innovative Didactic Methodologies for Primary and Secondary Schools in Croatia, Bulgaria and Greece
Maria Bimpa

This study refers to the comparison of innovative didactic methodologies, applied both in Primary and Secondary Education in Croatia, Bulgaria and Greece. The purpose of this paper is to highlight these methodologies, through the identification of their similarities and their differences respectively. To achieve this, bibliographic review is primarily used (through books, e-journals, websites, databases), as well as the methodology of comparative education. After investigating this issue, what transpires, as the most fundamental outcome, is that considerable efforts are made in these countries to implement innovative teaching approaches, such as the project method, working with small workgroups, the experiential learning, the role-play, experiment, problem solving, and the utilization of Information and Communication Technologies. In general, the conclusions of this study should broaden our knowledge in the pursuit of innovations in the field of teaching methodology both in Primary and Secondary Education of the countries that are studied. In addition, they are given the incentive to improve the teaching practices applied in schools, not only of the aforementioned countries but also of other countries, as well as the trigger for further investigation of the issue by the scientific community.

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