Platon schools, Katerini
Platon (Kindergarten – Primary – Secondary – Lifelong Learning Centre) is a modern educational institution with 570 learners and 90 staff. The organisation pursues with great interest and a creative mind the developments in the field of education; it constantly sets new goals holding at the same time an outstanding position in the educational scene. Through the use of the most up-to-date facilities, a diverse curriculum, experienced and skilled teaching staff and, most importantly, through consistency of principles and respect towards pupils and parents, our school has been struggling during the last ten years for the accomplished education of our pupils. Exploiting community
based and participatory approaches, engage relevant local and regional stakeholders to address educational challenges.
Through the Research and Innovation Department the participation of Platon in international programs of design, implementation and assessment of innovative pedagogical methods and materials is pursued. The Centre of Research and Innovation actively involves itself in the design of advanced educational materials, both conventional and electronic. The main aim is the exploitation of state-of-the-art technologies in the education process so as to enhance teaching and learning. The tools developed within the framework of educational programmes are the result of cooperation and joint efforts amongst specialists from a variety of academic fields, with a major focus on information technology, teaching and learning studies.
Platon is affiliated to: Katerini Municipality, International Hellenic University, District Educational Authority of Pieria, Chamber of Commerce of Pieria, Olympus Festival, Volunteering team of Pieria, Cultural and Athletic clubs. Platon also is the head of school
education on Dlearn, a European network on digital learning.