Rethinking language education in the UK’s Greek Cypriot diaspora

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Like many other minorities in the UK, the Greek Cypriot diaspora has established a well-developed network of after-hours schools that complement the education young members of the community receive in mainstream schools.

Complementary schools, known in the community as Ελληνικά Παροικιακά Σχολεία ( Elliniká Parikiaká Scholeía ), have as their main aim to teach Greek as a heritage language and to use it to transmit core aspects of Greek and Greek Cypriot culture to their pupils – most notably, Greek Orthodox religion, Greek and Greek Cypriot history,...


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Rethinking language education in the UK’s Greek Cypriot diaspora


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