Education, Life-Long Learning and Local Development - innovis2016

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES - Department of Geography
11 Jul 2016 to 24 Jul 2016

The Department of Geography, School of Social Sciences, University of the Aegean is happy to announce the organisation of ‘Summer School in Education, Life-Long Learning and Local Development' which will take place in July 11-24, 2016, at Oursoulines School, Chora Naxos, Greece.


During the last 13 years the Naxos Summer School has successfully taken place in Paros (2003-2011) and Naxos (2011-2016) islands focusing on the topics of Economic Geography, Regional Science and Spatial Economics, which are considered to be among the most important and influential topics of today’s scientific theory and research.


The Naxos Summer School 2016 will focus on Issues of Education, Life-Long Learning and Local Development, as a pillar towards sustainable island development, especially within the today’s current international economic crisis framework. The Naxos 2016 Summer school will cover topics, such as:

 Education, Life-Long Learning and Local Development

  • Education and Life-Long Learning: Current Issues of Theory and Applications towards Local Development

  • Regional Planning on Education and Life-Long Learning

  • Education Management and Local Development

  • Island growth and education

  • Entrepreneurship on education and Life-Long Learning

  • Current issues on education and Life-Long Learning policy planning

  • New advances in education and Life-Long Learning as development tools

  • Education strategies towards local sustainable development
  • Organizational practices of education and life-long learning

The Naxos 2016 Summer School will take place between July, 11-24, 2016 in Chora, Naxos, Greece. The seminars of the School will be accommodated in the famous Oursoulines French School, known as ‘The School of Nikos Kazantzakis’, which has been kindly provided by the Municipality of Naxos and Small Cyclades and the Agency of Culture, Sports, Environment, Education and Solidarity of Naxos  (ΝΟ.Π.Π.Α.Π.Π.Π.Α).


The Naxos 2016 Summer School will include both theoretical classes and field exercises during morning and afternoon classes.