Education Quarterly Reviews

ISSN 2621-5799

Published: 19 January 2021

Educational Needs of Adult Refugees’ Educators: A Greek Case Study

Vasiliki Kafritsa, Evaggelos Anagnou, Iosif Fragoulis

Hellenic Open University, Greece

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Pages: 12-19

Keywords: Adult Education, Educational Needs, Refugees’ Trainers


In the present paper we tried to describe the educational needs of the adult refugees’ educators in the area of Leros, Greece. To collect our data, we used the qualitative approach and conducted interviews throughout the avalanche sampling, so that the participants could express their ideas and perceptions. Our sample consists of adult refugees’ educators working in NGO ECHO100PLUS, which is activated in Leros. The analysis of the data revealed the educators’ inexperience and lack of training, At the same time, those areas where trainers need further training, as well as their preferences for trainers and the type of training, were recorded.


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