A wide ranging meeting was held in the Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Education in the Regional Unit of Kefalonia and Ithaca. According to information provided by Mr Travlos’ press office:
A meeting on education issues in our islands was held yesterday, Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at the offices of the Regional Unit of Kefallinia and Ithaca, in the presence of elected representatives and officials.
Specifically, the meeting, which was held in a very positive atmosphere, was attended by the Deputy Regional Governor of Kefallinia and Ithaca, Mr. Stavros Travlos, the Mayor of Lixouri, Mr. George Katsivelis, the Deputy Mayor of Argostionis Idrissios, Mr. Edielios Triadios, Pa. Petros Angelopoulos, the Primary and Secondary School Advisor Mr. George Alexandratos, the Secondary School Principal Mr. Dimitris Markatos and the Primary Education Director Mr. Angeliki Totolou.
In particular, proposals were discussed for the resolution of the housing of school units of all levels. Satisfactory situation has been found on the issue of student transfers, with the latest pending issues being resolved immediately, as well as vacancies for teachers, which are soon expected to be filled. Special mention was made of the excellent cooperation between the Deputy Regional Minister Mr Travlos and the Deputy Minister of Education. Sophia Zacharakis, with the main aim of lifting the barriers that existed in the operation of the Special Professional School of Kefalonia, which will be operational for the first time this year.
Finally, it was unanimously and enthusiastically accepted the proposal of the Vice-Regional Governor Mr. Stavros Travlos to rename the 1st Primary School of Argostoli to “Mikis Theodorakis” in honor of our great music composer, who graduated from it.