Filippos Evangelou


This paper attempts to study basic teaching techniques that contribute to the development of the learner-centred approach in the classroom of modern schools. More specifically, the purpose of this paper is to develop seven teaching techniques - brainstorming, concept maps, working groups, role-playing, problem-solving, debate, De Bono's Six Thinking Hats - that contribute effectively to teaching and learning through the development of a learner-centred approach. The choice of this topic arose from the fact that the above teaching techniques are interesting and original educational tools since they place the learner at the centre of the educational process and in this way the intended learning outcomes are achieved after the end of the teaching. This paper is based on the literature review of about 180 researches and studies both in Greek and International level through the search of databases and search engines such as ERIC, Google Scholar, etc. Finally, it is worth noting that this paper aims to provide a useful guide for teachers to utilize these teaching techniques in the classroom since when these innovative teaching techniques are applied in the context of the learner-centred approach they have significant advantages such as focusing on students' needs, making the lesson more engaging, enhancing students' self-confidence and collaborative skills, etc.


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