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Greek Education Min: Education Is the Best Mechanism for Social Mobility

ATHENS — The main goal of government interventions in education is a school that is more substantial, more creative, more extroverted and of higher quality, with higher expectations and requirements that meet the need for a more comprehensive education, Education Minister Niki Kerameus said on Tuesday in parliament.

"We aim at a creative management and utilisation of the provided knowledge and continuous self-improvement, in a school of vigilance, of the achievement of the learning objectives, in a better and safer school environment," added Kerameus.

Kerameus, who announced a new legislative initiative for vocational education, said the government is investing in a modern school, providing more and better knowledge, building a more dynamic and inclusive society, with equal opportunities and no exclusion, "because education is the best mechanism for social mobility."

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