REGIONAL DIRECTORATE OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION OF CRETE – Greece

Contact: Nikolas Apostolakis
Work L. Knossou 6 Heraklion Crete 71306 Greece +306944799806 http://kritis.pde.sch.gr/
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The Ministry of Education Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs formulates and implements legislation, administers the budget, coordinates and supervises its decentralized services, approves primary and secondary school curricula and appoints teaching staff. There are thirteen Regional Education Directorates under the Minister of Education implementing educational policy and linking local agents to central services and organizations.

Regional Directorate of Primary and Secondary Education in Crete, is a large educational organization in Greece which is responsible for schools and teachers in four Prefectures, Heraklion, Rethimnon Chania and Lasithi.

The main task of Regional Directorate is to co-ordinate, supplement, back up and implement the educational policies of the Ministry, along with supervising the implementation of various education projects, like European projects, in schools.

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