Volume 11, Issue 2
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Despite the increasing interest in CLIL in Greece over the past decade, Greek CLIL research is largely absent from international review studies. This systematic review focuses on primary and secondary education, and examines peer-reviewed empirical research on CLIL implementation in Greece from 2006 to 2020. A total of 33 items are reviewed using qualitative Content Analysis. Organized according to commonalities shared by their foci, the reviewed items highlight three main research areas of CLIL implementation in Greece: (1) CLIL project evaluation, (2) CLIL students’ development, and (3) CLIL teachers. The reviewed studies suggest that CLIL implementation in Greece tends to be quantitatively examined, context specific, and very small in scale. The reviewed studies are largely outcome oriented and concerned with issues of efficacy. Contrary to project evaluation and learning outcomes, CLIL teachers in Greece have received significantly less attention from empirical research.


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