Regional Directorate of Primary and Secondary Education in Crete

Country Greece
Tel. +302810302440
Contact Person Mr Vasilis Manassakis

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.

It is in charge of 1100 schools of both levels of education :

  • Primary Education : 866 schools
  • Secondary Education : 234 schools

Also a number of 12445 teachers of all disciplines work in these schools :

  • Primary Education : 6460 teachers
  • Secondary Education: 5985 teachers

The total number of students in the region of Crete is 98552 :

  • Primary Education : 54065 students
  • Secondary Education : 44487 students

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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