The Directorate of Primary Education is a large educational agency that operates as an organizational and administrative branch of the Greek Ministry of Education in the city of Heraklion, Crete. It is responsible for 350 schools in the region of Heraklion, both primary and pre-primary education, and over 3000 teachers of all specialties.

The main role of the Directorate of Primary Education is to implement, supplement and co-ordinate the educational reformation policies imposed by the Ministry of Education of Greece. In addition, it supervises and facilitates the realization of various educational projects at schools, such as the Erasmus Projects held by many of our schools at present.

The Directorate of Primary Education is divided into five operational departments. There are about 60 employees working at the Directorate of Primary Education at present in all of those five departments. It is run by Mr. Emmanouil Beladakis who serves as the Deputy Director of the Directorate as well as the Head of the Department of Educational Affairs.

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Address: 73, Pitsoulaki Street, 71307, Heraklion, Crete
Telephone: (+30)2810-529300

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